It’s a bit of a cliche, but when you hear an album like Rosie Carney’s Bare, you cant help but think “there must be something in the water” in regards to her native home of Ireland.

Bare is an album that reminds the listener how pivotal a tool storytelling can be. Carney found herself reflecting both inwardly and outwardly for inspiration, sharing the dark times of depression while also contemplating the society in which allows depression to flourish. Tonally, there are moments of near quiet, times where the music feels like a hum, though Carney’s voice is always powerful and the open nature of her storytelling causes the lyrics to truly hit you. Ken Grand-Pierre met up with Carney in New York to discuss how the album came to be.

"I try to remind myself that everyone’s human and everyone’s felt scared."

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