This is such an important album to me. It opened my eyes to many things I was oblivious to as a teenager. This essay does a great job of explaining the current controversy and how significant these songs are.

Although many are thrilled to see “Fast Car” back in the spotlight, it’s clouded by the fact that Chapman would have almost zero chance of that achievement herself in country music.

Rian van der Merwe Elezea // The B-Sides