2012 wasn't a very flashy year for new music, but what it did spawn were well-wrought, thoughtful and multi-layered releases that balanced introspection with muscle, unafraid to maybe make a few missteps but unabashed in their verve for making good, solid music.
If you were looking for a good time on a Saturday night, you probably did not want to be at Fiona Apple’s show at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, MA. Apple, who is in everyway the antithesis of a Katy Perry, is an intense artist whose performance was a captivating and cathartic experience – but not one that would fit under any definition of fun. The 34-year-old singer, who has been laying low in recent years, uses her music as a way to wrestle her many demons from her psyche.
Fiona Apple will appear on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" tonight – the eve of the release of her first album in seven years, which is entitled: The Idler Wheel
It’s been seven years since the last Fiona Apple studio album, and while fans already got a quick glimpse into the new record when Apple played three songs on her
With anticipation, excitement and energy hanging heavy in the air, Apple and her band gave an emotional and passionate performance with songs spanning the entirety of her musical career, as well as a few selections from her upcoming new album The Idler Wheel…