Nobody’s Girl

Waterline (Lucky Hound)

Texas Platters

Sirens of South Austin formalized as Nobody's Girl following a joint tour, and despite the varying styles of songwriters in BettySoo, Grace Pettis, and Rebecca Loebe, the whole congeals impressively cohesive and polished. Folk-hinged harmonies with a fine pop tinge, their first offering "What'll I Do" rises radio-ready into the title track's breathless reckoning and the achingly soft bed of "Bluebonnets." Given the quality co-writes on Waterline, the darkly subdued cover of Debbie Harry's "Call Me" strikes as filler, but hopefully the grouping proves more than one-off project.

***.5

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