25 albums that forced me to follow my siren song in 2021.
50 songs that gave me some relief in 2021.
A yearly family tradition of counting down my favorite albums and songs of the year thus far.
Though I can’t personally relate to the core message of Calico Jim, I can appreciate its hopefulness and optimism and relate to something simpler about it. Far too dense to explain in a short blurb like this, however, so to put it bluntly: It’s one of the best albums of the year so far and cannot be overlooked.