Kathleen Edwards – Voyageur 7/10
Critically, Voyageur has a few hackneyed themes and while new co-producer (and amour) Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) smooths out many of the players’ rough edges, he has a detachment as a producer that, in this case, amplifies Edwards’ own tendancies. But these are serious singable songs chocked full of Edwards zingers – ”See me smile. It’s not for a funny joke” – and you’ll find a THIS IS SO ME! one for wherever you are or aren’t in a relationship. Buy the album; show we’d still love her even if we saw her naked.