Brooke Fraser trades folk pop for synths and bass on ‘Brutal Romantic’

After three albums of well-received folky acoustic guitar pop – which in her home country of New Zealand went multi-platinum – it seemed like Sony Music had made the right decision to sign Brooke Fraser to a multi-album deal as an 18-year-old straight out of high school. Fraser’s previous album, 2010’s Flags, was led by a radio hit in the U.S., “Something in the Water,” a strum-athon with a steady kick drum beat. So, of course, it came naturally to the singer-songwriter to close that chapter of her career and exchange her bag of tools for something more electronic, with [...]

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