Bettye LaVette: Thankful N' Thoughtful
Holly Gleason, Paste, 25 September 2012
BETTYE LAVETTE'S VOICE, sanded raw and consumed by emotion, is a powerful witness: strong, down and above all, real. Those attributes infuse Thankful N' Thoughtful with a truth in being, a delivery rendered from experience that declares "I know" just by the way she squares up to the songs.
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