Is Jake Bugg that unlikely of a pop star? In October of 2012 the remarkable debut LP from the British rock-revivalist hit #1 on the UK Albums Chart.
In a word, Valerie June’s voice permeates. It’s quite a task to divert your attention to anything else when it invades and envelops your eardrums. On this latest album, she remains utterly compelling while trying her hand, or rather voice, at country, folk, blues, and rock.
A Color Map of the Sun is the fourth album Pretty Lights album of a discography that blends together nearly seamlessly. It is the sound of an established voice in electronica completely taking over the reins on a grandiose effort with manifest success.