Nellie McKay recently chatted with NPR's Scott Simon about her music and the new release Sister Orchid. "Nellie McKay sings melancholy standards about love on her new album: Sister Orchid. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with McKay about her music that she performs alone..." Listen or read the full transcript HERE. Sister Orchid is available for purchase HERE.
Nellie McKay's highly anticipated new album, Sister Orchid, is now available. Conjuring the image of a lonely all night truck stop along highway 1 on the California coast, all but lost in the fog that comes creeping along the shoreline.. this album speaks of the night, the outsider, the plaintive wail of those lost at sea. Sister Orchid was conceived in solitude, executed in darkness. It comes from a place of quiet, a world of low lights and cool drinks, up against a hard wal