Music Review

Necessary Angels (1994)


Details Lead Performance: Sara Hickman

If there's such a thing as militant innocence, Texan singer-songwriter Sara Hickman's got it in spades on her third solo album, Necessary Angels. Whether befriending a homeless woman (''Joy'') or chiding an ambitious neurotic (''Pursuit of Happiness''), her swooping, breathy vocals and unpredictable melodies make an adventure out of her fairy-tale folk rock. A-

Originally posted Aug 12, 1994 Published in issue #235 Aug 12, 1994 Order article reprints

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