Iris DeMent
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NPR Announces ‘The Trackless Woods”
May 14, 2015

“Iris DeMent makes music that celebrates humanity’s efforts toward salvation, while           acknowledging that most of our time on Earth is spent reconciling with the fact that we don’t feel so redeemed. Grounded in hymns, early country songs, gospel and folk, …

Sing the Delta in USA Today Playlist
October 12, 2012

USA Today adds Sing the Delta to their playlist: “The title cut from DeMent’s new album is a love song to the South, her drawl caressing the lyrics like a Stax Records piano-triplet groove.” See the playlist here.

Sing The Delta reviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air
October 12, 2012

NPR’s Ken Tucker reviews Sing the Delta on Fresh Air: “The songs on Sing the Delta only grow more rich, more emotionally complex, the more you hear them. And I plan to keep listening to these songs for a long …


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