“Some of this is magic,” she reflects in This Too Shall Pass, “and some of this is pain.” Lumsden became a mum between albums, and Grown Upsalso confronts the challenge of ageing parents. “Getting older is scary,” she sings. “Is it up to us now to carry on?” But then there’s hope in the title track, a duet with Lumsden’s brother, Thomas. Fanny Lumsden is a fine storyteller. And props to producer Matt Fell. His sensitive, subtle production allows these songs to shine.
Fallow by Fanny Lumsden is out March 13 via Cookng Vinyl.
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