She also did one of her own.
Scottish synth-pop trio Chvrches have been busy working on their allegedly very poppy third album with Greg Kurstin, but they broke their year-long hiatus from the stage earlier this week. As a part of the Holiday Variety Show at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre, Chvrches frontwoman Lauren Mayberry and synth player Martin Doherty performed renditions of…
They also played “Time After Time” by Cyndi Lauper
Both Sides of the Sky features a Joni Mitchell cover
Los Angeles-based musician and recent Best New Bands honoree Miya Folick released an EP a few months back that ended with a cover of Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock." Today, she's shared a video for her take on the song, highlighting the same magnetic personality that was on display in her "Give It To Me" video, this…
“It’s just that I suffer very eloquently.” - | Joni Mitchell, from an interview (via writemeanna)
The music critic David Yaffe pays tribute to the singer-songwriter in his new book.
Could Barbara Hannigan be Joni Mitchell’s classical counterpart?
There’s an irresistible appeal to hearing outtakes from a songwriter who once referred to her label’s archivist as “a burglar.”
BookPage recommended novels set during Thanksgiving. Pitchfork shared a selection of Joni Mitchell rarities. 30 year-end book lists were added to Largehearted Boy's master aggregation of "best books of 2017" lists (bringing the total to 128) yesterday, including Amazon's best...
What's so good? Music has always been a form of nonviolent rebellion. From protest music in the Vietnam era, to punk's brash fuck-the-system attitude, to tamer classics like Joni Mitchell's environmental cry "Big Yellow Taxi," music has always served as a reflective and cathartic response to the social climate of the world. Show More Summary
In a new biography, Joni Mitchell's entire body of work is considered, not just the 1960s and '70s. A review.
Folk rock icon Joni Mitchell endured an abusive affair with an insanely jealous drummer who beat the hell out of her and even tried to pimp her out to a superstar pal. The 73-year-old “Both Sides Now” singer’s brutal affair with legendary jazz drummer Don Alias comes to light in author David Yaffe‘s just-released bio, Read More
It was a trip: "As urban centers all over America were banning smoking in public places, life for Joni Mitchell was still a noir film from the 40s, full of nicotine and screwball repartee. She kept smoking in public as long as she could, until she was eventually reduced to e-cigarettes.... She loved to be […]
She was already one of the most talented singer/songwriters on the scene, but when she created ‘Blue,’ Mitchell proved herself one of the premier artists of her generation.
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The Paris Review interviewed Svetlana Alexievich. SPIN profiled Destroyer frontman Dan Bejar. Literary Hub shared an excerpt from David Yaffe's book Reckless Daughter: A Portrait of Joni Mitchell. Drowned in Sound interviewed Cigarettes After Sex's Greg Gonzales. LIT interviewed author...
Jesse Kornbluth talks about Joni Mitchell and her legacy. The post “I’m Frightened By The Devil And I’m Drawn To Those Ones That Ain’t Afraid.” appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Two new biographies explore the lives of the Canadian music icons The post The poetry and wisdom of Joni Mitchell and Gordon Lightfoot appeared first on Macleans.ca.