Something’s Changing, is occasionally adorned with other instrumentation — muted keyboards, welling violins and laid-back drums — but the focus usually is on her sweetly lilting singing. The record was released after Rose spent part of 2016 traveling alone through South America. Such pastoral ballads as “Is This Called Home” and low-key pop asides like “Strangest of Ways” don’t sound particularly influenced by Latin-style music, but they are quietly moving inner portraits of Rose’s state of mind. “I’ve got everything but time on my hands/You see beauty in the strangest of ways,” she marvels on the latter song.
In a modern world of industrial chaos and technological noise, Lucy Rose returns to a time when music was created with little more than an acoustic guitar and gently intimate vocals. The British folk singer’s third album,