On her new album, Pushin' Against a Stone, Valerie June sings with a voice that's as powerful as it is unusual. Matt Wignall/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Matt Wignall/Courtesy of the artist

Valerie June On Learning To Love 'Perfectly Imperfect' Voices

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/209857975/210600499" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Valerie June's new album, Pushin' Against a Stone, comes out Aug. 13. Susan Riddle Duke Photography/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Susan Riddle Duke Photography/Courtesy of the artist

Pushin' Against a Stone

Audio for this story is unavailable.