Pin It
Favourite

Gillian Welch 

Soul Journey

Published August 07, 2003.Gillian WelchSoul Journey (Stony Plain)After a trilogy of exceptional records, Americana goddess Gillian Welch releases her first mediocre disc. It's not a bad album, but she and partner David Rawlings lack passion. Some may cite the new use of organ, drums and electric bass as the problem, but the changes give a new depth to their sound, especially on the opening gem "Look at Miss Ohio." The writing sounds slack and weak, too bad since Welch is still one of the most eclectic and interesting songwriters around. —Trevor MacLaren

Pin It
Favourite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

More by Trevor MacLaren

Survey Asks

What song best represents your relationship status right now?

  • "Whose Bed Have Your Boots Been Under," Shania Twain
  • "Be Careful," Cardi B
  • "I Don't Need A Man," The Pussycat Dolls
  • "I Touch Myself," Divinyls
  • "No Small Talk," Kari Faux
  • "7 rings," Arianna Grande
  • "Mambo no. 5," Lou Bega
  • "Good As Hell," Lizzo

View Results

The Scene

More »

In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 38
February 14, 2019

Cover Gallery »


Real Time Web Analytics

© 2019 Coast Publishing Ltd.