Who’s overdue for new music

Chantal Kreviazuk

Most artists have a relatively expected turnover for their albums, whether they release every two years or every four, most tend to be pretty consistent. There are some artists I follow, however, that seem to have fallen out of their cycle meaning there may or may not be a new album on the horizon.

Here’s a list of a few women off the top of my head overdue for new music who haven’t confirmed anything new is coming that I’d like to see new albums from.

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Patty Griffin – Silver Bell

Patty Griffin - Silver Bell

Despite only just becoming available for the first time, Patty Griffin‘s record Silver Bell already boasts a richer history than most. Originally intended for release in 2000, record label politics kept it at bay until finally receiving a release last month.

That didn’t stop songs from being bootlegged and eventually making their way out in other forms. Songs from Silver Bell would go on to be covered by the Wreckers (One More Girl), Joan Osborne (What You Are) and, most notably, the Dixie Chicks, who named a tour and live album after Top Of The World (they also recorded Truth #2). Earlier this year, DCX singer Natalie Maines recorded Silver Bell for her first solo album Mother.

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