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LYNNE HANSON —UNEVEN GROUND (CSR Records)

 

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Uneven Ground is Ottawa Canada singer-songwriter Lynne Hanson’s fifth full length album, and with it warmed in strains of blues, folk and country Hanson’s thoughtful songs, some more moody and earthy than others ensure her voice is given sufficient variations to work with. The album is produced by Scott Nolan, and has Chris Carmichael, MJ Dandeneau, Christian Dugas, Nolan, Jeremy Rusu and Hanson handling playing, with Joanne Miller on backing vocals, and on “Gotta Have Rain” William Prine, Rachael Hoogstraten and Annie-Lee PoFaith.

 

 

“Stronger” is a co-write with fellow Canadian singer-songwriter and producer of Hanson’s last album, Lynn Miles that glides, effortlessly. More earthy and, sounding like a song Mary Gauthier could easily have written “Broken With You” (Hanson – Mike Elliott) is arguably the best piece of writing on the record. Soulful throughout it is the kind of song that grabs hold of the listener with both hands. Following it in the running order “Dead Weight” picks up the tempo a little before she serves up the swirling “Swallow Me Up”; one of two co-writes with Linda McRae the latter enjoys some feisty guitar and a story (lament) of how her, and a crow played a little dangerous game. One where every time he blinks she takes a drink, and with the music likewise of this nature darkness hangs over the story. Their other effort is the equally fine, and perfectly placed album opener “Carry Me Home” as Hanson lays down the ground rules for Uneven Ground.

 

 

The devil and the blues go way back in folklore. Hanson’s song “Devil Said Do” suggests the relationship is far from over, as she draws inspirations from blues’ darker side. With mouldering guitar work and her earthy vocal style on the song it ensures she has a winner; and with a feel of longing she continues to strike big via “Every Honest Misstep”. Slow meander “One Grain At A Time” offers a mournful sound, one that suggest it’s best heard where you are feeling sombre, and the clouds like your spirit are heavy laden. Hanson’s final two songs are co-writes with Miles. “Just For You” and the measured, percussion and harmony vocals warmed fine slice of philosophy “Gotta Have Rain”. Strong and moody it quickly becomes, deeply entrenched in the fabric of one’s soul. A feat not too many singer-songwriters today are capable of.

 

                                                     Maurice Hope 

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1
Rod Picott
70 pts.
Out Past The Wires
Welding Rod Music
GC,AN,LM,SZ,TK
2
JW Roy & The Royal Family
62 pts.
A Room Full Of Strangers
Royal Family Records
EM,PJ,DH
3
Steph Cameron
61 pts.
Daybreak over Jackson Street
Pheromona
ML
4
JD McPherson
54 pts.
Undivided Heart & Soul
New West
AR,RK,LK
5
Sarah Morris
53 pts.
Hearts In Need Of Repair
Independent
 
6
Turnpike Troubadours
52 pts.
Long Away From Your Heart
Bossier City Records
MA,GF
7
Chris Hillman
51 pts.
Bidin' My Time
Rounder
 
8
Hayward Williams
39 pts.
Pretenders
Why River Records
KG,JB,JBO
9
Joe Henry
38 pts.
Thrum
Ear Music
 
10
Jim White
37 pts.
Waffles, Triangles & Jesus
Loose Music
JJ
12
Margo Price
35 pts.
All American Made
Third Man Records
 
11
Mark Martyre
35 pts.
Rivers
Independent
MF
13
Mavis Staples
32 pts.
If All I Was Was Black
Anti
HO
 
Peter Oren
32 pts.
Anthropocene
Western Vinyl
RB,HB
15
Fred Wickham
29 pts.
Mariosa Delta
Thirty Days Records
 
16
Jeffrey Martin
27 pts.
One Go Around
Fluff & Gravy Records
HDB
17
Blitzen Trapper
25 pts.
Wild and Reckless
Lojinx
JDO
 
Jeff Crosby
25 pts.
Postcards From Magdalena
At The Helm Records
FCE,FC,JS
19
Dori Freeman
24 pts.
Letters Never Read
Blue Hens Music
 
 
Hardpan
24 pts.
Hardpan
Blue Rose Records
WR
21
The Deep Dark Woods
21 pts.
Yarrow
Six Shooter
JF
22
Lilly Hiatt
20 pts.
Trinity Lane
New West
TJ
 
Tom Russell
20 pts.
Folk Hotel
Frontera Records-Proper Records
JAB
24
Eilen Jewell
19 pts.
Down Hearted Blues
Signature Sounds
MW
25
Dick LeMasters
18 pts.
Incompatible Things
Longneck Road Music
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