Unicorn Preview: Carrie Newcomer: Gorgeous Music, Freshly Done [Berkshire on Stage]

Carrie Newcomer sees life with great clarity.

Carrie Newcomer sees life with great clarity.


After releasing 13 albums, touring with Alison Krauss and Union Station, and being named one of the 50 most influential folk musicians in the past 50 years, she still enjoys writing music more than anything else. And while some things have changed a lot over the years, she still is as fresh and innocent as she was when she started out.

The music writers have tried to make a pop star of her, sometimes even gushing that the dark qualities of her voice is as luxurious as Godiva chocolate, or the time she spent in India with musicians as the next coming of John Lennon’s Norwegian Wood, but Carrie Newcomer focuses on just two simple things, the music and the story. All the wonderful things that flow from that are a bonus.

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