Reb Fountain, Hopeful // Hopeless (ep) (2017)
Just last week I met Reb Fountain – we had a chat for my podcast – and you’ll get to hear that in good time if you check back in. I also got Reb to sign my copy of this album, one of two she released last year after waiting quite some time. I love this wee EP – but it wasn’t my introduction to her. I was there at the start, a decade or so ago – a bit longer actually – when she released a couple of pretty fine records. Then there was life. Lots of life. Kids. And money. And setbacks. And comebacks. And this record is part of a big comeback. She’s made music with other people and then plenty again under her name. And we’ll have more to look forward to. But for now this is a treasured possession: the music is gorgeous, convincing, heartfelt, real.
Sample Track: Hopeful & Hopeless
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