Noise Pop Preview: H.C. McEntire aligns progressive values with Southern pride

Words by Erin Lyndal Martin On her solo debut Lionheart, H.C. McEntire blends the country music and hymns of her youth to create a winsome album full of the queer narratives she long craved in Southern music. For the singer-songwriter, the album is a homecoming in which she revisits the musical traditions from her youth. “I grew up in a really small town in western North Carolina. Country was the way of life in all forms,” she says, recalling how her family’s farm situated everybody close to one another. She’d accompany her uncle to work on cars and soak in [...]

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