WFPK Album of the Week: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
To love Fiona Apple’s music is easy. It’s, as the late Tom Petty once said, the waiting that’s the hardest part. But after 8 years gone, Apple has finally returned with Fetch the Bolt Cutters.
With a concentration on percussion that was reportedly recorded by Apple in her own house, the album winds and bounces around stories of her middle school years, freedom from oppression, and a mending relationship with other women.
The acclaimed songwriter has recently spoken about the importance of self-producing and taking control over her career, finally feeling like the artist that so many have come to appreciate over the past nearly twenty-five year career, and Fetch the Bolt Cutters is another example of why she’s one of our greatest voices.
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