Joanna Newsom is from another planet, time, life…it’s unclear where and what she hails from but her lyricism and melodic abilities are unlike anyone else on our planet, in our time and in my life. These are strong words but I feel confident saying this. She remains unpredictable in where her music will take you but her style is steadfast.
“Leaving the City” is the newest single from her upcoming record, Divers, due out on October 23rd on Drag City Records. It is gentle but mysterious. Newsom rethinks the power of the harp and this combined with her insane creativity creates something special: