Video: Rose Cousins “The Return (Love Comes Back)”

This is a lovely video from Rose Cousins that many viewers will relate to.  It’s about the resilience needed for everyday life and the feeling of all the love we give being returned back to us by those we care for.  Cousins says of the song: “The human ability to give care and tenderness while experiencing everyday struggle is tremendous. We witness the greatness in each other, for each other, as we find it hard, even sometimes impossible, to experience it in ourselves. ‘The Return (Love Comes Back)’ reminds us that we are simply that—human—with and without superpowers. That in giving, we see it return to us.”  Although the music seems straightforward, it’s very well-crafted, emotional and effective.  It’s hard not to be carried along by it.   Continue reading “Video: Rose Cousins “The Return (Love Comes Back)””

Interview: Rose Cousins

Prince Edward Island, just off the coast of Nova Scotia, for a small place sure does punch above its weight in terms of musical talent. Rose Cousins, a native of that beautiful island now based on the mainland, released one of last year’s finest albums. A delicate, thoughtful, adventurous and at times fragile album, ‘Natural Conclusion‘ sees the folk pop songstress throw off the shackles and head into a project driven by notions of danger, vulnerability and creative exploration.  Americana-UK speaks to Cousins ahead of a short run of UK dates supporting John Smith. Continue reading “Interview: Rose Cousins”