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Further strings to the bow – back in touch with Gretchen Peters

It seems that she’s hardly been back in Nashville a few weeks, but American singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters is set to return to the UK – her ‘second home’ – next month for a rather special, potentially one-off tour. This time, … Continue reading

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Alternative Nashville Skyline – back in touch with Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters knows how to make you feel at home when you’re calling, in my case quickly dispelling my glamorous image of her adopted hometown, suggesting Nashville’s like any other city I might know. “It’s looking a bit like England … Continue reading

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When you comin’ back? The Gretchen Peters interview

Gretchen Peters is on the crest of a wave, and loving it. After all those years perfecting her songwriting craft, getting on for 20 of those as a solo artist, it seems like the critics have finally sat up and taken … Continue reading

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Blackbirds by Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter Records) – a writewyattuk review

From the moment the electric guitar chops signal the lead-off title track on Blackbirds, we’re in no doubt as to the underlying grit of Gretchen Peters’ latest 10-track opus. We certainly have a contender for a career-best outing here, the … Continue reading

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