Jess Setterfield – Burned and Bruised

Jess Setterfield has gone straight for the honesty button with ‘Bruised and Burned’. She hits one of country music’s hallmarks with this, her debut single, about a failed relationship that was her own. It is full of sadness in the genre’s own inimitable way, expressed touchingly through such poetic lyrics as “I’m holding onto broken … More Jess Setterfield – Burned and Bruised

An Interview with Country singer-songwriter Rae Sam

In this latest interview*, I chat to Welsh Country singer-songwriter Rae Sam. The chat takes place in the form of a podcast, the first in a trial series, in conversation with Welsh creatives*. Rae talks about her debut album, The Great Escape, as well as songwriting, mental health, Welsh identity, and faith. Click here to … More An Interview with Country singer-songwriter Rae Sam