Rachel Pollard's first full-length is filled with delicate, melancholic poetry and winsome reverie. While Pollard often sings about heartbreaking experiences with the hindsight of wisdom, her outlook and delivery are informed by a certain innocence that welcomes the pitfalls of life and relationships. Because of this, each of these tender and vulnerable songs comes from a fearless place in which there's a willingness to risk your heart and soul for the sake of love and a determination to not settle for the shell of an existence. Although the spare, emotive compositions might suggest fragility to some, attentive listeners will discover a songwriter with great inner strength and the ferocious spirit of a punk rocker rather than a shrinking coffeehouse chanteuse.
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