Joanna is one of the newest and most promising young voices in the province. In roughly one year, she has performed live extensively, written an album worth of songs and released her debut album to both critical and popular acclaim. She is a thoughtful lyricist who tackles a number of themes throughout the album. She speaks eloquently of love, loss and her feelings on a dark and real side of our nation’s history. She does so with confidence and great poise. She is a confident lyricist whose voice is smoky and warm. It is airy and light, flowing and seemingly effortless. Fans of Natalie Merchant and Nick Drake will absolutely love this acoustic, folk record. The sound is rounded out nicely by Iliya Nicoll on violin, Jake Nicoll on drums, Ben Rigby on banjo, Dave Bridger on upright bass and Joanna on acoustic guitar. It is a wistful album perfect for early mornings or late nights. A formidable debut to be sure.