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Album Premiere: Kris Delmhorst, ‘The Wild’

Massachusetts-based singer/songwriter Kris Delmhorst puts forth a sense of cautious optimism on her upcoming album, The Wild. Filled with stripped-down arrangements and Delmhorst’s melodic ruminations, The Wild strikes a more overall austere chord than 2014’s relatively more-uptempo Blood Test, primarily featuring gentle guitars and piano, with strings occasionally appearing to sweeten the pot. Delmhorst’s husband, …