New Jersey Stage 2015 - Issue 11 - Page 15

ready seen her cover a Nirvana song, perform a song she’s done with Kenny Chesney, and even do “Something That I Want” (a song she had on the Tangled film soundtrack) after someone screamed for it from the audience. While this is Grace Potter’s first solo album to be released, it’s not the first time she’s recorded recently listened to it again and it’s a special body of work. I can’t speak for the record company, but maybe they felt it was a little too mature for me. I was still a young woman in my early twenties when I made that record and it is very mature, very timeless the way T-Bone’s records sound. A lot of T Bone’s stuff is not aiming for a market While this is Grace Potter’s first solo album to be released, it’s not the first time she’s record one. one. Several years ago, she recorded an album with T Bone Burnett during a period of time in which The Nocturnals were having some troubles as a band and their future was in doubt. To this day, Potter isn’t sure why the record was never released. “I don’t know, I really wish it had come out,” said Potter. “It’s a record that I’m proud of. I just NewJerseyStage.com as much as aiming for a vibe and an atmosphere, and that is definitely captured. But who knows? I’m sure it will see the light of day at some point.” When the news hit about the record, fans were confused and worried about the future of The Nocturnals. While the future of the band is still unknown, it’s common for lead singers who 2015 - ISSUE 11 ARTICLES 15