To listen to Sarah King’s EP The Hour is to step into a dark and twisted world. It doesn’t last long but has a lasting impact: In five songs and 16 minutes, she puts gaslighting men on blast, delivers two murder ballads, savors the prospect of dying, and decries the evils of war. King’s unique blend of country, blues, soul, rock and folk creates a rich backdrop for her powerful vocals. Every song is delivered with relish, intensity and a kind of empowering fury that doesn’t drag you down. Quite the opposite, they’re energizing and cathartic.
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