Nashville in the U.K.: Caitlin Rose in the Guardian, Non-Commissioned Officers 7-Inch
December 21, 2009 at 12:58PM
[image-2]Couple items of local rock interest emanating from beyond the pond. Part the First, in Which Hillbilly Authenticity Is Overplayed as a Trope: Looks like the Guardian has taken a gander at Nashville's own Caitlin Rose and concluded several things: one, that she is worthy of mention under the heading "new band of the day No. 693"; two, that she is more "4 real" than Susan Boyle; three, that this whole question of authenticity is real important:
As with Gillian Welch, you wonder, listening to this tambourine-toting 22-year-old, whether she is the real 100% God's honest hay-chewing hillbilly McCoy, or just a clever construct.