Posted: 10 Dec 2015
15 January 2016
singer-songwriter Patty Griffin calls in at the Sage Gateshead on 16 January at
the start of her 52-date 2016 tour. Showcasing her new album ‘Servant of Love’,
Griffin, whose romance with Robert Plant is now over, uses the songs on the new
record to explore humanity’s connection with nature along with its place in
society and time.
Grammy winner for her 2010 gospel album ‘Downtown
Americana Album of the Year winner for ‘Children Running Through’ in 2007 – when
she also took the Best Artist accolade – Patti’s pedigree is undoubted. Judge
for yourself whether ‘Servant of Love’ is likely to add to her reputation.
jazz-influenced in addition to the folk, blues and rock influences that made
albums such as ‘Flaming Red’ so well received, Griffin continues to grow as an
stellar names including Joan Baez, Bette Midler, Linda Ronstadt, Mary
Chapin-Carpenter, Beth Nielsen-Chapman and The Dixie Chicks having recorded her
songs, Patti Griffin is well worth seeing and has moved on substantially since
I last saw her performing in a Tyneside church.
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