Deftly indisputable on Heart's Ease, Collins' music acts as a cultural time capsule to preserve legacies.
Indie-folk supergroup Bonny Light Horseman find ways to turn a collective vision into a singular sound with their reworkings of traditional songs.
Folk singer-songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews' Old Flowers is about the dissolution of a nine-year relationship and has many strengths. Still, it often falls prey to the cliches of the break-up album.
Microphones in 2020 might be his apex as a songwriter.
Saint Cloud, like Car Wheels, finds an artist operating at the top of her game, embracing, as Crutchfield put it, "the contradictions and the unknown" to produce a thrilling and inspirational work.