The last ten years of Kathleen Edwards's life reads like a Jackie Collins novel to some degree. A talented musician struggling to make ends meet falls in love and marries a highly regarded record producer, makes three critically acclaimed albums while in the meantime the relationship falls apart. A messy divorce ensues only for said heroine to collaborate and eventually fall in love with a fellow esteemed musician, the fruits of which undoubtedly form the basis of what is arguably her most commercially accessible record to date. If only the complications of life were that simple, eh?
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Canadian born singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards may be a relatively new name to British audiences, yet her career as a recording artist dates back to the last Century. Having cut her teeth as a teenager in 1999 with the 'Building 55' EP, it took a further four years for her debut LP 'Failer' to see the light of day. Two albums and nine years later, she's about to release her fourth long player, 'Voyageur', amidst an overwhelming sense of expectation due in no small part to an almost universal seal of approval from various internet blogs and the glowing endorsement of co-producer and beau Justin Vernon, aka Bon Iver.
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