Heather Nova has made a beautiful, emotional “Pearl” of a rock record. 25 years after her chart-topping breakout album Oyster, Heather Nova is back with a tour de force of an album that threatens to knock Oyster off the block as her fans’ all time favourite. She’s managed to make another raw, beautiful, passionate piece of rock music, that no one can deny shows she is unexpectedly now at her...

Heather Nova emerged in the early 90s. Her first record was hailed as “A stoned black olive among drab greens” by NME and her second album “Oyster” went on to top the charts on both sides of the Atlantic and took her on her first world tour. Her next album, “Siren”, established her firmly in the world of alternative rock, with singles charting worldwide, and invitations to play major festivals...

“I didn’t plan to release an album on the 25th anniversary of Oyster. It just worked out that way. When I was ready to record a new album, I thought it would be cool to have Youth produce one or two of the songs, to revisit the vibe and sound we created back then. (Youth produced “Oyster”) I sent him my demos so that he could choose one or two....

The Way it Feels” is Heather's 9th Studio album and it's perhaps her best to date. It is embued with an atmosphere that feels both natural and yet somehow otherworldly. There are echos of Americana, a bit of dark folk – a banjo and some pedal steel here and there - but it still feels very much like a Heather album with her distinctive vocals and great songwriting at its...