JACKIE VENSON is an Austin-based indie/blues guitarist, singer and multi-instrumentalist.
Her jaw-dropping new song — “Next Life” — is taken from her upcoming release Jackie Venson Live — due out later this year.
We had a listen:
A convulsive, downwards-falling tempo chills the heart of this number as a rippled guitar gradually comes together with mellifluous keys to create a rich tapestry of decorated sounds.
That voice is as clear as diamond and as dangerous as glass.
The strain runs deep — this is nervy and agitated.
This would not be out-of-place on Tumbleweed Connection [1970 ] with its clear vocal and flamenco-style guitar that seems as fluid as ruffled shawls passionately swirled in the hot polka dot sun.
Descending cadence and bewitching tension can be found in this truly sad-eyed blue-gypsy rumba…