Neko Case has never been one to pull punches. Her unique, almost brash voice doesn't really lend itself to timidity, and her songwriting tends to follow suit. Even when her palette is tinted with the darker recesses of her psyche and brushed with the softer side of her expressive voice, it's done in a way that makes it clear that Case — while willing to reveal her weaknesses and sorrows — is not simply a maven of melancholia, but a force with... More >>>