Giveaway: Two Pairs of Tickets to See Neko Case on Monday at the Granada Theater
I dare you: Find an artist who's earned a greater percentage of straight-up adoring pieces profiles than Neko Case has. It's kind of crazy, actually. Seems anytime a critic sets his or her sights on Case, all rational thought goes out the window.
It's understandable, though. I mean, you've heard her voice right? Hearing it is like simultaneously experiencing the warmth of a working fireplace and the comfort of a childhood blanket. Succumbing to it is to slowly melt into a puddle--impossibly, though, like an ice cream cone on a cold day.
OH MY GOD, NOW I'M DOING IT TOO.
Before this gets ugly, let me just turn things over to Chris Parker's interview with Miss Case for this week's dead tree version of DC9. Writes Parker:
Neko Case seizes one's imagination with a voice so arresting, escape's all but impossible. And while her rich, smoky alto has long reaped new listeners with its knee-eviscerating power, time's sharpened her lyrical edge as well. Continue reading...
See, we all do it.
Update: Contest is over. Congrats to our winners.
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