Welcome to another edition of Sound Bites, our economy-sized album reviews. This week, Kiernan Maletsky weighs in on five recent national releases from Bonnie Prince Billy (pictured left), Fever Ray, Madeline Peyroux, Point Juncture, WA and These Are Powers after the jump.
Madeleine Peyroux returns after a puzzling eight-year absence.
Fading glamour gets the spotlight in Sugar Town.
Don't try to pigeonhole vocalist Holly Cole.