Alan Cackett – Gretchen Peters – The Show: Live From The UK (review)

Gretchen Peters - The Show: Live From The UK

“…a truly remarkable album. Bold and fearless, live Gretchen Peters delivers an alluring, understatedly dramatic set as she spins out a rich and dazzling fabric sewn by the threads of autobiography, sociocultural, fiction, and authenticity. One of the finest female singer-songwriters of her generation, Gretchen thoughtfully offers up a stunning collection of songs that would call the listener to them—if they weren’t already seated and waiting for them to arrive. A towering songbook, wordy and resigned, this 18-track collection is the opus of Nashville’s foremost progenitor of, and innovator in, the country-roots fold. It’s the masterwork of a heart laid bare in song.”

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