It’s hard to imagine that Juliana Daugherty’s softness and subtlety could materialise amid the tumult of current-day Charlottesville, VA, but every mode of being continues in the people of Charlottesville, as it does elsewhere, despite the impressions headlines might give.

Despite the societal ills that dominate our screens, private struggles still exist, and Daugherty’s debut Light gives them palatable, manageable, and satisfying form. For fans of Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Aldous Harding.