Review: “Age” by Lianne La Havas


TRACK 7

“Age”

From Lianne La Havas’ Is Your Love Big Enough?

NONESUCH

Liner notes: With her acoustic guitar, London-based La Havas sings of intergenerational romance, cooing, “Is it such a problem if he’s old?/As long as he does whatever he’s told?”

Behind the music: The daughter of Greek and Jamaican parents, La Havas has toured with Bon Iver and worked with fellow up-and-comers Christian Pinchbeck (Elephant), Paloma Faith, and Willy Mason.

Check it out if you like: Witty traditional songwriters like Jaymay, Joni Mitchell, and Nick Lowe.

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