Tracey Thorn's third album focuses on the small details in life: weddings, singles bars and the size of one's jeans.
December 23, 2010 Fresh Air's pop music critic, Ken Tucker, picks the best music of 2010, including albums by Tracey Thorn, Kanye West and Arcade Fire. He also pays tribute to Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer who died of cancer last January.
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Elizabeth Cook, the youngest of 11 children, made her Grand Ole Opry debut in 2000.
June 3, 2010 Cook is a Florida-born singer-songwriter who first performed on Nashville's Grand Ole Opry stage in 2000. She hasn't become a star in those past 10 years, but she's attracted a following in the industry for her emotionally raw lyrics. Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews her fifth album, Welder.
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