Lisa Germano’s spare fragility, her whispery confidentiality, would come off as too precious if she didn’t pay such great attention to the craftsmanship of her writing. Instead, her new album has enough trenchant, note-perfect images to fill a good-sized lit mag
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Often appearing on small labels with distribution problems, Lisa Germano hasn’t had as much luck as a solo artist as she has as a first-call fiddling side person. Her forthcoming release No Elephants makes the case for seeking her out again.
If the Capitol debut of Lisa Germano — violinist back then for John Mellencamp — found you perhaps longing for something along the lines of her old boss’s “Lonesome Jubilee,” sorry. Not even hardly. Only Germano’s “You Make Me Want to Wear Dresses” had any semblance of that familiar deep roots feel. Instead, she had a more wide-ranging, if justRead More