Folk music with heart and soul.
This album stands out as a great step forward – a great migration, if you will – for Ali not only as a songwriter but as an album maker.
Appropriately titled, The Great Migration amplifies Marcus’ talent as a continually burgeoning, confident songwriter.
Ali Marcus displays a wonderful command of the English language. These are sung poems.
Ali casts a skeptical look at life's supposed certainties - religion, success, domestic content. She suggests any of these values could someday crash into that big, jagged iceberg of the unknown.
The music is quite beautiful. It's just Marcus and an acoustic guitar and that's all you need...Driven by a pretty voice that occasionally recalls Jenny Lewis these are some of the best songs I've heard from a new artist in an age