In the process of recording This Too Shall Light, Amy Helm launched out of her comfort zone. Pushed by her producer Joe Henry (Joan Baez, Billy Bragg) she left her home base of Woodstock, NY and travelled to Los Angeles to record this collection of original songs and covers — each of which she had minimal practice with in order to save their power for recording.
The separation from amenity worked. Helm's latest album unites flavours of soul, Americana, and folk with emotional depth and layers of harmony. Electric guitars punctuate the ….