Vincent Van Gogh "loved life so bad, his paintings had twice the color other
paintings had". So sings Jonathan Richman (on Rockin' and Romance).
And that tells you something about musician Allison Crowe. A modern lover of
music, blogger Muruch frames it like this: "There's really no way to convey
through mere words how much the music... moves me, or how I want other
people to listen to and adore it as much as I do. Allison sings
with such an intensity of emotion, it's easy to see why she's often quoted
as saying 'Why music? Why breathing?'......