Country Standard Time: Gretchen Peters – Dancing With The Beast (review)

…It’s a powerful set of songs, mostly echoing a downcast perspective, but each comes across with both enlightenment and emotion, often in the most uncommon ways. Indeed, it’s all but impossible not to be affected by Peters’ impacting infusion of sentiment and sobriety…

…Peters ultimately finds redemption in the coda, “Love That Makes a Cup of Tea,” a song that celebrates the simple joy of giving and sharing in ways that are often the least perceived. A remarkable description of perseverance and promise, even in the fact of adversity, “Dancing With the Beast” offers heartfelt lessons about resilience and resolve.

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