William Blake Gets a Gospel Makeover

What do the blues have in common with William Blake? Well according to indie soul artist Martha Redbone a hell of a lot. It took Martha five years to apply the poetry of Blake to her rootsy style on The Garden of Love and astonishingly it works perfectly. She  plants romanticism’s sensual relationship with nature firmly on what you’ll imagine to a Mississippi front porch or an enclosure in the forest filled with the sound of African-American spirituals.  Have a listen here.

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