I’ve been told by a few friends to keep my ears open for Caroline Smith & The Goodnight Sleeps, but I hadn’t really listened until I came across this blues cover today (originally made popular by our good soul-soother/breaker, Ray Charles). It gives me all sorts of chills. Listen to her wail — I love it when musicians surprise me.
Drown In My Own Tears
live at Rock Shop, Brooklyn (Oct 11, 2011)
Caroline’s from Minneapolis, and her sophomore album Little Wind is out now on United Interests. Two songs from that:
[video via the lovely Sarahana]