With the record, the Welsh singer/songwriter debuts some of the most honest, observational songs of her career. The follow up to her critically acclaimed 2014 effort, Ebb & Flow, the album transcends any easy genre categorization. As Owen says, “It’s a very British thing where you love mixing all those styles. It’s classical. It’s pop. There’s jazz. There’s rhythm and blues. Then there’s rock thrown in there too.”
Read about our publisher’s recent journey to Paris with Owen and her crew here, and watch a promo for Somebody’s Child below, in which Owen talks about everything from her inspirations to the talented musicians who helped along the way, including bassist Leland Sklar, guitarist Waddy Wachtel and drummer Russell Kunkel.
Through the rest of December, folks in Evanston, Los Angeles and New Orleans can catch Harry Shearer and Judith Owen’s Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?), the couple’s annual “reverent and irreverent antidote to the holiday season.” Their 15th year benefits the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, the Greater Chicago Food Depository, My Friend’s Place, the Actor’s Fund and more wonderful causes.
You can catch Owen at the Iridium in New York City’s Times Square on January 30th. Check out Iridium’s calendar here.