The final stretch of Q’s Top 20 Albums of 2012is here…and coming in at #5 is Kathleen Edwards for Voyageur.
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Taking the #2 slot, Kathleen Edwards makes SPIN’s 20 Best Country Albums of 2012!
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Speakers in Code: The 100 Best Songs of 2012
#34 “For The Record” by Kathleen Edwards
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#3. Kathleen Edwards
There’s a break-up album and then there’s Kathleen Edwards’ latest album, Voyageur. It’s simple to discount break-ups as a multi-step process that reads like a grocery list of things: break up, return things, part ways, move on. Read More…
A heartbreaking, heartbroken album full of glorious melodies, lush production, and terrific songwriting, this stunner of a “break-up” record snuck into my head back in February, sat down in my favourite chair, and put its feet up. It’s not going anywhere. “I don’t wanna feel this way,” Edwards sings on standout track “Pink Champagne”. But if she never had, we’d never have gotten to hear this record.
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‘Empty Threat’ from Kathleen Edwards 2012 release, Voyageur makes PopMatters Picks: The Best Songs of 2012! Listen to the 75 song countdown HERE!
Another Top 50 today! Kathleen ranks #36 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2012 for ‘Voyageur’.
“Released during the peak of winter, Voyageur feels like a blast of hot summer air, armed with two bombastic singles — “Empty Threat” and “Change the Sheets” — that channel the thrill of driving down an empty road at peak speed, with nothing but the radio and your own elation to keep you company.”