It was a bit surreal to get notifications on the same day from both Joy Williams and John Paul White, the former members of duo The Civil Wars, that they each have new songs out. Williams has released Canary. (and another track, The Problem With Wanting) White’s song is My Dreams Have All Come True.

John Paul White was one half of dissolved duo The Civil Wars. He’s just released a solo album called Beulah. It’s a very accomplished guitar and vocal driven work that traverses a range of rock/folk/country/americana/acoustic/electric styles while still sounding recognisable to Civil Wars fans. There’s sadness, happiness and maybe some wisdom in these lyrics. Here’s …

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