Ruth Moody in Review

Vancouver Province

Posted on Tuesday, August 24th, 2010.

This debut solo album is what Winnipeg’s Ruth Moody left the Wailin’ Jennys to do and it turns out to have been a heck of a good idea. From the delicate clawhammer playing on the opening “The Garden” through to the closing, waltz-time “Closer Now,” this is a dozen tracks of beautifully filigreed acoustic music. The nicely skipping “Travellin’Shoes” is a highlight. B+

– John P. McLaughlin