Mary Gauthier: Trouble & Love

Mary Gauthier Trouble & Love (In The Black Records) 4 out of 5 Stars “Who likes to think about their pain?” Mary Gauthier observed in “Sideshow,” a rollicking standout from her 2010 autobiographical outpouring The Foundling. Her newest release, Trouble … Continued

Stream Mary Gauthier’s New Album Trouble & Love

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier‘s latest album, Trouble & Love, is now available to stream via NPR’s First Listen. It’s the New Orleans-born troubadour’s first release in four years. “I started the process in a lot of grief,” she explains in the album’s press … Continued

Mary Gauthier Remembers Cowboy Jack Clement

Cowboy Jack Clement, the legendary songwriter and producer who worked with Johnny Cash, Charley Pride and U2, died this week at the age of 82 (read our American Icons column on Clement here). Below, singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier recalls seeking out … Continued

Mary Gauthier, “I Drink”

The most powerful songs are quite often the ones that are written from a writer’s own experience, and such is the case with “I Drink” by Mary Gauthier. From Gauthier’s 1999 album Drag Queens In Limousines, “I Drink” is the … Continued

Mary Gauthier

Mary Gauthier is back with a stellar live album, Live At Blue Rock. We quizzed the celebrated songwriter and gifted lyricist about getting shout outs from Bob Dylan and Tom Waits, finding her voice as a writer, the value of … Continued

Mary Gauthier: Live At Blue Rock

Mary Gauthier Live At Blue Rock (In The Black) Rating: 4 out of 5 stars This may seem like a counter-intuitive thing to say, but it’s good for Mary Gauthier’s audience that she has real limitations as a singer. Her … Continued

Q&A with Mary Gauthier

“In the songwriting groups I’ve done, there’s always five or six people in recovery. They’re not tortured. They’re joyful. There’s pain, there’s sorrow. But if you look at their faces, they’re not tortured.”