For Christmas, I got Elle King's new album, Shake The Spirit. I'm a big fan of Elle King; I like to describe her music as "Wild West Rock." The thematics and lyrics remind me of the roughest parts of an old-school western. (The two songs that most people are probably familiar with - "Exes & Ohs" and "America's Sweetheart" least fit into this mold.)
There's one song that reminds me very strongly of Maren, my narrator in Surgeburnt. Not that I think anyone would try to babydoll her: she's almost six feet tall, athletic, and essentially has venomous talons ...
Baby Outlaw - Elle King
January 25, 2022
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