The Idler Wheel…:: Album Mini-Review

Fiona Apple’s much awaited new album, The Idler Wheel is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, is a grower, a creeper, a slow burn. Though it did not knock me over and rip me up the way both Tidal and The Pawn did, I find myself hitting repeat on a few songs already, letting them seep slowly beneath my skin. I am finding the songs haunting. They seem to traverse just a few steps behind me, wavering a little, echoing a little. Certain songs, especially Valentine and … Continue reading The Idler Wheel…:: Album Mini-Review