London Show Review
Just a few words from the London Times to share with the interested:
While she was tuning her guitar Laura Veirs invited questions from the audience. The big one seemed to be â€œwhen is the baby due?â€. â€œMid-April,â€ replied the heavily pregnant singer. Boy or girl? â€œDonâ€™t know.â€ How old are you? That one took a bit of prompting.
Veirs is 36 and comes from Portland, Oregon. She has just released her seventh album, July Flame, a twinkling patchwork of acoustic pop and folk that has received ecstatic reviews….
She sang about the great outdoors, the sea, the seasons and the seasons of love, with a great tenderness that was nevertheless tough at the core. To the Country involved a complicated backing vocal arrangement and an unusual electric guitar solo from Veirs, which sounded as if she was playing a sitar. â€œI wanted to make something good,â€ she sang at the end of the show. And she did.
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