Courtney Marie Andrews | photo courtesy of the artist

This week’s roundup of new albums includes a wealth of crafty and emotional songwriting. It starts with Old Flowers, an album inspired and fueled by heartbreak, by Courtney Marie Andrews. Plus, Lori McKenna, who has crafted some big time country hits for other artists has a new album out herself called The Balladeer. Also this week, we’ve got the debut from Australian songwriter Jess Cornelius, a new EP from Devendra Banhart, and Nashville’s Liza Anne puts our her latest collection called Bad Vacation. #PressPlay and enjoy!

Courtney Marie Andrews — Old Flowers

We LOVE: “It Must Be Someone Else’s Fault”; “Burlap String”; “If I Told”

Lori McKenna — The Balladeer

We LOVE: “Good Fight”; “The Balladeer”

Jess Cornelius — Distance

We LOVE: “Kitchen Floor”; “Body Memory”

Liza Anne — Bad Vacation

WE LOVE: “Bad Vacation”; “Devotion”

Devendra Banhart — Vast Oviod EP

We LOVE: “It’s Not Always Funny”