Stitch Of The WorldDescribed by Emmylou Harris as “a diamond in a coal mine”, Tift Merritt is one of those artists for whom you can use the word ‘brilliant’.

At times sounding not unlike Harris, she can also write a dang good song. At the time of writing this album Merrit was recently divorced, and she took herself to remote locations – a friend’s farm in Texas, her cabin in California and her home in NYC – to write, to follow her heart and her craft, and to use those environments to reflect on her heartache and the road forward. With a band of her favourite musicians and good friend Sam Beam along for the ride, Merritt shines bright.

Stitch Of The World is out January 27 via Yep Roc/Redeye.

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