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Wax Lyrical

Wax Lyrical

2018 was a strong year for new female artists like Anna Burch and Haley Heynderickx, as well as established artists like Courtney Barnett, Neko Case and Eleanor Friedberger. All of the albums on this list are well worth an exploration for those who appreciate the craft of songwriting. 


Courtney Barnett / ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel’ / Mom+Pop

Anna Burch / ‘Quit the Curse’ / Polyvinyl

Neko Case / ‘Hell On’ / Anti-

Lucy Dacus / ‘Historian’ / Matador

Eleanor Friedberger / ‘Rebound’ / Frenchkiss

Haley Heynderickx / ‘I Need to Start a Garden’ / Mama Bird Recording Co.

Mitski / ‘Be the Cowboy’ / Dead Oceans

Rosali / ‘Trouble Anyway’ / Scissor Trail

U.S. Girls / ‘In a Poem’ / 4AD

Lucy Wainwright Roche / ‘Little Beast’ / Tone Tree Music 


Listen to Wax Lyrical, a showcase for the best new artists in an eclectic mix of genres, on Tuesdays from 7 - 9 pm.