Oh Susanna – Soon The Birds (2011)

mp3  VBR-230 kbps | 70 MB | UL | OB

Toronto folkie Oh Susanna, aka Suzie Ungerleider, is back with her sixth album, her first since 2007.The result is a relaxed but inconsistent collection of songs told mostly from female perspectives: war widows, a new mother picking up the pieces. Ungerleider channels Loretta Lynn and Carol King in So Long, about spousal abuse. She’s a bit of a contradiction – humming pleasantly one moment and swearing and singing about pickup trucks the next. When she’s good, she’s great. Long Black Train, Your Town and Lucky Ones are standouts.