It's sometimes trite to say that bands are versatile, but on this album, the band's fourth, Lorna take in folk-pop, chamber music, indiepop and country. It reminds me a little of Nei Halstead's excellent Sleeping on Roads album from a few years back.
Lorna manage the impossible; they make a Sebadoh song listenable. And not just listenable, but genuinely moving, with Sharon Cohen Rolfe's crystal voice soaring above the most simple of strings.
Elsewhere, (I wish I knew) How to Build a Home is almost comforting in its elegance, and features bleeps and bloops that rise it above the usual alt.country business.
This is a lovely album to listen to on cold winter nights like these, and when, like me, you'd forgotten Lorna exist at all, it's a record that reminds you that its not always those who shout loudest who make the best noise.