From Alex Winston's King Con
Liner notes: "Benny, Benny, takes my penny/Then he skins me to the bone," trills Alex Winston on her portrait of a sketchy faith healer, embedding barbed observations in a sugary pop anthem.
Behind the music: Winston, a classically trained opera singer and Detroit native, got warmed up for her debut album with a covers EP featuring songs by the Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons.
Detroit’s Alex Winston plies in an interesting fusion of funk, blue and pop, piling in lots of influences without sacrificing accessibility and stickiness. Her debut album, King Con, drops later this spring, and today we have the an...
Unlike artists who rely on personal experiences for their material, there are enough oddities in the world to supply Alex Winston for many albums to come. Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
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In the fall of 2013, I was drawn to a woman named Alex Winston. I had stumbled upon her 2012 album King Con and fell in love with it. It was full of pop weirdness, songs I found both catchy and totally bizarre. But when I searched f...