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Song of the day – 24: Scout Niblett

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So good to hear Emma once more.

I don’t read the music press, online or off. Was her new album greeted with the universal acclaim it deserved – or was it the usual idiots going, “Um, this sounds a bit like PJ Harvey and a bit like Cat Power”? Oh, whatever. She’s magical to me, and will remain so. I sure hope she tours Australia soon. It’s about time we were reunited.

2 Responses to Song of the day – 24: Scout Niblett

  1. polar bear is dying March 11, 2010 at 12:17 am

    The PJ Harvey and Cat Power comparisons really annoy me. it's just lazy, right? and not what it sounds like to my ears. i like that photograph so much. loose lips was such a fine looking magazine.

  2. Erika March 11, 2010 at 11:37 am

    The P.J. Harvey they hear is the heavy fuzz tone. The Cat Power they hear is the bare naked stark vocals. I think for dynamics and gear you could compare her to Kurt Cobain. She's magical because she means it. She is one of a few artists who's albums I buy.

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