Album review for This Coming Gladness by Josephine Foster released through Bo'Weavil Recordings. Every music paper, zine or blog is talking about folk music at the moment. Devendra Banhart and Joanna Newsom have become icons while purveyors of quite nice but largely insipid songs like Alela Diane (40 000 copies sold in France alone!), Bat for Lashes or Fleet Foxes are surprisingly selling lots of records. In the meantime, folk minstrel Josephine Foster is releasing her fourth (not counting collaborations like Born Heller or confidential CD-Rs) album without any attention whatsoever.
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