Midwest Record

If you know seafaring songs via Ewen MacColl and Clancy Brothers, this soprano singer certainly brings a different take to the proceedings. With a bunch of material that focuses on a softer side of the lure of the sea and the longing it leaves in it’s wake, Ashton and her trio of historical instrument aficionados will put you right back in the bonny folk music boom of the early 60s, in a good way.

—Chris Spector