The problem with this genre is that it is stuffed to the gills with a great many talented artists, so you’re always looking for someone to do something a little different. And that’s why this falls wide of the mark. It’s all been done before, and better.
She hasn’t got the angst and chutzpah of Alanis Morissette, for instance. ‘Lorraine’, one of the better songs lyrically, feels like something Aimee Mann could probably knock together in 20 minutes. None of the song delivery has the pathos of someone like Kathryn Williams.
Stylistically it meanders around soft country, soft Gaelic and soft rock territory
Too soft, too safe.