Joanna Newsom

Joanna Newsom

Have you ever seen that movie The Village? Yeah, that's how Joanna Newsom was discovered. She came out of a dark, impenetrable forest and was so clearly from another century, it was just spooky. Fortunately for all of us, this initial impression turned out to be a complete misunderstanding! Our Joanna is clearly from the 20th century, and today, just like the rest of us, she lives in the 21st.

Fact is, the newness of Joanna's sound makes us tremble violent-like when we think back - gulp - eight whole years to when it all began. Back then, Joanna... more