Sung from the piano, ‘Believe‘ is a stark and yet ultimately hopeful song as Mackenzie Shivers unravels a skein of disbelief in magical agencies and world bestriding heroes who will come and solve all our problems. Rather she believes in the individual’s ability to change events, to be the only agents of change that can achieve anything. Taken from her album ‘The Unkindness‘ it’s Mackenzie Shivers’ softly spoken response to a divided political scenery in the USA. It certainly seems a ferment of chaos over there, but hey – change could be a-coming.
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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?