New City Blues by Aubrie Sellers

New City Blues Aubrie Sellers ★★★☆ A distinct sound and a solid, if strange, throughline make for an album that’s nearly great.         Storytelling is a fairly often-recurring theme in the reviews throughout QROCC, but odds are I’ll speak of narrative hardly ever at all. This is not because country records don’t have a narrative — or if that’s true, then it’s true because they don’t have a narrative, but many. The issue is that narrative is not a particular concern of mine, and that what it accomplishes is usually in tandem with other aspects (stylistic, structural, or otherwise) that I tend to find more...
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