Although she lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Rose Cousins has spent enough time in Boston to become an honorary member of the local folk family. The singer-songwriter has just released Natural Conclusion, an album both graceful and poignant.
Cousins worked with producer Joe Henry who, as he had done with others, takes a restrained approach that lets the songs live and breath. It also places an emphasis on Cousin’s voice and her lyrics of vulnerability and heartbreak.
Here’s a particular favorite, the evocative “Grace.”
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