Live: Nerina Pallot @ Union Chapel

During the summer months this year, Nerina Pallot’s first two albums held a significant space in the musical landscape of my car, having discovered that they are perfect ‘windows down, driving along the motorway, singing your heart out’ music. During these moments of transportation reverie, it’s often struck me how Nerina seems a natural musical descendent of one of my very favourite singers, Kate Bush. It’s not the British female singer/songwriter tag, nor the piano-playing, nor the high notes, but something in her unusual delivery, something in the distinctly feminine strength of her lyrical labyrinth, something not quite describable but...

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