It’s All True, by Sylvie Lewis

September 26, 2012

This singer-songwriter with a breathy tenor-alto takes a successful chance on the opening track, “Dylan’s Arms.” As spare guitar meets lush, multilayered vocals, Lewis offers a starry-eyed ode to the master songwriter (“He talks to everyone, but he sings to me, to me, to me”). “Kindness” gains an alluring gilding from ukulele and reverb-drenched slide guitar, and the ukulele appears again on the life-is-too-short shuffle “Give Me the Roses Now.”

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