Lost Souls in The Guardian
Even if you didn’t listen to a word of Lost Souls’ lyrics, you’d struggle to remain unmoved by the rivers of raw emotion flowing through it. But pay attention to the tales of tough times and broken relationships that Goodwin is spinning and your heart feels like it’s been whacked with a cricket bat wrapped in a blanket. There are the nightmares and insomnia of Sea Songs; the quiet despair of the title track; the sighing resignation of Break Me Gently (there’s a clue in that title too); and the full-tilt blubfest of Cedar Room, with its chorus howl of “I tried to sleep alone, but I couldn’t do it”. Sure, there are “blue skies ahead” in the sumptuous The Man Who Told Everything, but only because its desperate character has just sold some life-wrecking secrets and is doing a runner to the airport.
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