What if Lou Reed was a woman, and he merged with Patty Smith?
Australia’s Jen Cloher has been making music since the beginning of the Century, but it’s taken her until now to release an eponymous album. Perhaps that’s an indication of how self-revealing it is? In it, she sings songs about psychoanalysis, the pain and frustration of being a Catholic lesbian, and living in the “shadow” of her more famous partner, Grammy nominee Courtney Barret.
She’s even naked on the cover!