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By: Kate | October 17, 2015

Emmy the Great's music moves effortlessly between sparse haunting folk and lush melodic pop, with thoughtful, eloquent lyrics throughout. Her second album Virtue is chock-a-block full of good songs. The BBC review described it thus: "resigned but never accusatory, it makes for poignant reassurance that sometimes feeling utterly bewildered and lost is not only natural, but a strange and unmistakeable cause for optimism." For me, the stand-out tracks are Paper Forest (In the Afterglow of Rapture), Trellick Tower (written after her fiancé ran off to be a missionary, poor lass!) and A Woman, A Woman, A Century of Sleep. I also love Edward is Dedward, We Almost Had a Baby and 24 from her first album. Her latest track, Swimming Pool see...

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