Just when you think Sarabeth Tucek’s music sounds too softly sweet to be much more than a drowsy coffee house diversion, she uses a particularly evocative image (“State I Am In”) or a swell of electric guitar (“Wooden”) to jolt through herbal tea reveries. Her second solo album is fueled by grief over her father’s sudden death, so yes, Get Well Soon is sad, but it never cloys — Tucek’s clear, cutting vocals transcend mope music. There are countless numbers of singer/songwriters with acoustic guitars and issues to work out; Sarabeth Tucek is one who deserves your attention.
By Wondering Sound Staff on 07.29.11 in Lists
Every year, a mountain of records is unleashed on an unsuspecting public. And while many move to "Instant Favorite" status, it's inevitable that even more will fall through the cracks. With five months left in 2011, now...
By Tim Chester on 04.21.08 in Interviews
Sarabeth Tucek has friends and admirers in all the right places. The singer/songwriter was personally plucked by no less than Bob Dylan as a support act and has collaborated with everyone from Smog to Brian Jonestown Mas...
By Chris Roberts on 04.01.08 in Reviews
Miami-born, New York-raised Sarabeth Tucek may at first glance seem "just" another Dylan-doting folk-rock chanteuse, her soft vocal decorating pleasant, laid-back guitar music. Yet on closer inspection, there are twists...
By Louis Pattison on 02.26.15 in Features
The metal legends talk about their history through the prism of eight songs.