Black Swan Blues is a sultry track that works from a bluesy, soulful backdrop that is pushed into high gear with a call and response chorus. Sultry Summer Night looks back into the era of Joni Mitchell and Joan Baez, spinning their style into a bold new space with a piano line right out of mid-20th century Harlem. Girl Into Devil has Tucker’s vocals pull double duty in establishing a narrative and contributing to the overall melody of the track; hints of Stevie Nicks and Karen Carpenter can be heard here. Believe in Lullabies closes Stolen Season, a track that pushes on the instrumental side of things with richly emotive strings and vocal power from Tucker not quite unlike Tori Amos. Pick up S.J. Tucker’s Stolen Season for impassioned and skillful music from beginning to end.