Winter winds and the Midwest’s biting cold have kept me inside this wintery season. I need music to match my mood and to match the unrelenting grey that January promises.
The calmness and simplicity of Emily Jane White’s style may come from her California upbringing or the time she spent in the French countryside. But there’s something soothing about all of her music but also a little bit dark.
Wild Tigers I Have Known is off her 2007 debut album. I like the combination of her brooding lyrics (You keep your heart from your chest/It’ll be gone just like the rest/’Cause it’s a man’s world) with a voice that is simply enchanting.