Shannon McNally & Amy LaVere on 10/20/12

Shannon McNally and Amy Lavere

“When a friend heard the album low in the background while we were driving, he asked, ‘Patti Smith?’ The mis-hearing was appropriate. Both are mannered vocalists whose songs are at once carriers of ideas and gestures themselves—prayers, chants and/or trances that are influenced but not limited by the words. And both are reaching toward something […]