Steven Heighton

Ira Israel dubs Steven Heighton’s Devil’s Share ‘a masterpiece’

Najeeba Ahmed News, Steven Heighton

“The Devil’s Share fuses the maturity of a veteran poet’s work with the luscious tones and textures of a musical savant. Heighton is an award-winning writer who spent decades wrestling with words and concepts, attuning his ears to both rhythm and content. Musically, the CD is a gorgeous pastiche of blues, rock, folk, country, soul, and Americana; poetically, the songs cover the ripe terrains of loss, agony and disappointment that Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave and Nick Drake toil in.

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