Gena Rose Bruce album coverGena Rose Bruce tells the story of her journey towards healing after an intense relationship on Can’t Make You Love Me, the Melbourne-via-Warrnambool songwriter’s first album.

Voices don’t get as distinctive as Bruce’s, with her smoky drawl eliciting curiosity right from the opening track The Way You Make Love. Set to a hazy and expansive instrumental backing, Bruce taps into deep and heartbreakingly relatable post-break up emotions, with I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Get Over You the hardest-hitting moment on the record.

This is an album of triumph in the midst of heartache, a deeply personal listen that showcases Bruce’s strength not only within herself but also within her music.

Can’t Make You Love Me by Gena Rose Bruce is out June 28 via Dot Dash/Remote Control.

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