Quote of the Day: Is Martha Wainwright the Antidote to Twilight?

“Too musically polished to catch the fancy of hipsters and too overflowing to attract Norah Jones fans, I Know You’re Married hasn’t found its audience. I wish I could give it to every woman who got caught up in the drama of Hillary C. and Sarah P., or who worries that Britney really will go over the edge, or who wonders if her daughter should be so obsessed with Twilight. If anxiety is to become the great theme of the new Depression, women like Wainwright can show us how to approach it. They’ve been coming to terms with it, and making it into something beautiful, for years.”

Los Angeles Times chief pop-music critic Ann Powers writes on Slate about her love “beyond-all-reason” for Martha Wainwright and her sophomore album