In 'Your Moon,' Rosie Carney Sings With Weary Grace

NPR-3 years before

Enlarge this image Already an industry veteran at 20, Rosie Carney writes songs that feel lived-in and worn, conveying a bruised ache well beyond her years. The Irish singer-songwriter has been letting singles trickle out for a few years now, and her latest, "Your Moon," strikes a sure-f...oted balance between airy tenderness and coolly jazzy melancholy.

Carney signed and lost a record deal while still a teenager, yet each successive song finds her reaching more of her considerable potential. This year, she's begun opening up about her battles with mental illness, writing candidly and thoughtfully about her experiences on her website, so it makes sense that her newest songs capture the weary grace of a survivor who's located the source of her strength.

Read the full story

Related Tags