With Dana Fuchs, all bets are off. The singer’s dazzling career began in the early aughts when she ignited the New York club scene with a run of soul-drenched albums and a voice acclaimed by Classic Rock magazine as “juke-joint dirty and illicit, evoking Joplin, Jagger and a cigarette bobbing in a glass of bourbon”.
Now, this fearless artist rips it up and starts again with Love Lives On, the hotly anticipated fourth album on which Dana fights back from personal tragedy with a sound inspired by the siren call of American soul. “This album is all about hope and perseverance,” she says. “It’s a new beginning for me in every way…”