“Blackbirds explores darker places than possibly any of Gretchen’s other records. Its stripped back production and grungy guitars gives it an edgier sound that along with superb songwriting will strike a chord with many. The compositions here explore the lives of everyday people and this collection of songs will relate to people everywhere as they go about their daily lives.
Springsteen has ‘Nebraska’; Peter’s has ‘Blackbirds’. 2012’s Woman at the Wheel is still firmly in the driving seat on the highway to success and ‘Blackbirds’ will ensure a long drive…”
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