Joanna Newsom

Music, Folk, country and blues
Joanna Newsom
Photograph: Annabel Mehran Joanna Newsom

With her latest opus, Divers, onetime "freak-folk" icon Joanna Newsom reaffirms her singular place in music, indie or otherwise. The densely packed collection showcases Newsom's artfully swooping vocals, deft harp skills, world-building lyrics and meticulous, knotty arrangements.

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