Label: Scarlet Letter Records
Bio: "I get a lot of juice from the musicians in the room," says Gretchen Peters.
In the case of her new album, 'Blackbirds,' "juice" is certainly understatement. Recorded in Nashville, the album features a who's who of modern American roots music: Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Jimmy LaFave, Will Kimb...See Full Bio
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“Spiritual and meaningful … this album is a must-have for any genuine music lover ...Pure songwriting poetry. She explores the endless questions of faith and spirituality in songs like St Francis with ethereal harmonies provided by Kim Richey or the powerful Dark Angel with Rodney Crowell adding his distinctive vocal to possibly the album’s standout track. There’s no question about it, HELLO CRUEL WORLD is a jewel—surely it will end up as the most important record to emerge in 2012.”