Sarah Jarosz – Polaroid Lovers

Modern & alt-country are years into its female renaissance, and thankfully we’re still not only finding new voices, but also raising up those who are already here....
Sarah Jarosz : Polaroid Lovers
7.6 Rounder
2024 
Sarah Jarosz : Polaroid Lovers

Modern & alt-country are years into its female renaissance, and thankfully we’re still not only finding new voices, but also raising up those who are already here. Sarah Jarosz had notice before teaming up with Sara Watkins & Aoife O’Donovan as the Grammy-winning supergroup I’m With Her (QRO photos), but her profile rose even more. Now comes her sweet, sad, and charming Polaroid Lovers.

 From the strong up-country of opener “Jealous Moon” to the slyer, but regretful closer “Mezcal and Lime”, Lovers is a trotting journey through Jarosz’s country. There’s the easy country ways of “Went the Lights Go Out”, even more traditional country gal follower “Runaway Train”, but also the slow tragedy of “Don’t Break Down On Me”.

Admittedly more of a plains journey than the peaks & valleys of the mountains, Sarah Jarosz delivers throughout Polaroid Lovers, her voice shining through.

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