Album reviews: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Imelda May and London Grammar

Folk songs by way of North Carolina and Limerick, a new album from the Liberties singer/songwriter and an electronic/pop trio’s third record are all reviewed this week

11th April, 2021
Album reviews: Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, Imelda May and London Grammar
Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi present a genre-stretching suite of folk songs on They’re Calling Me Home

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi

They’re Calling Me Home (Nonesuch)

They’re Calling Me Home, says Limerick-based, North Carolina songwriter, singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens, is unquestionably an album borne out of the Covid-19 experience. With her life and creative partner, Italian multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi – as well as guest performers that include Irish flautist Emer Maycock and Congolese guitarist Niwel Tsumbu – Giddens presents a genre-stretching suite of folk...

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