Lynne Taylor Donovan – Sooner or Later
Sung with true grit and soul Lynne Taylor Donovan’s “Sooner or Later” has a tenderness to it. Perfectly embodying the idea of true longing, Lynne Taylor Donovan’s lyricism adds to the emotional heft of the piece. Anchored in a powerful kind of Americana, Lynne Taylor Donovan also draws from country, folk, and a touch of rock giving it a great power. Layer upon layer intermingle in a glorious way resulting in some glorious rushes of color. Throughout it all Lynne Taylor makes sure to keep everything perfectly balanced, from the flourishes of the fiddle to the languid laid-back bass line. Indeed, Lynne Taylor Donovan lets the lyrics and the groove merge together as one.
Guitars introduce the piece keeping the song rather spellbinding in a way. Hushed at first Lynne Taylor Donovan’s voice takes front and center stage. Upon the track simply bursting forth with energy it feels particularly earned, letting everything come together in such a naturalistic, almost pastoral fashion. Never moving too quickly, Lynne Taylor Donovan opts for a meditative approach. Her lyrics focus on the fickle nature of relationships alongside the pinning for something more. Over the course of the song narrative forms, one that truly reflects upon how strange it can be navigate a relationship. For the final stretch of the piece everything beings to slowly but surely fade away, as the song enters a contemplative mood.
Lynne Taylor Donovan sculpts a sparkling compassionate world with the undeniable warmth of “Sooner or Later”.