Kate demonstrates that her artistry is constantly evolving on an album that’s both refreshing and stimulating: not an easy trick to pull off.
It’s that time of the year again, and with the welcome inevitability of such things here’s a brand new Kate Rusby offering to brighten up those dark, dismal days of the encroaching winter. But let’s not get too cosy and predictable, or jump to conclusions… for I’m aware that there are listeners (even among her admirers) who’ve felt that Kate’s music has stayed contentedly still, resting on a comfortable plateau over the past few years. Time to wake up, then – for Life In A Paper Boat, which happens to be Kate’s 14th studio album, provides conclusive proof that Kate’s artistry is constantly evolving too.
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