Song of the Day #3,147: ‘Heartache is an Uphill Climb’ – Tift Merritt

tift_stitch_world‘Heartache is an Uphill Climb’ is the second track and first single on Tift Merritt’s Stitch of the World.

I’ve heard Merritt compared to a host of artists. Bonnie Raitt, Lucinda Williams, Sheryl Crow. One recent reviewer wrote that she lives at the midpoint between Emmylou Harris and Joni Mitchell, a description I like. Many write-ups of today’s SOTD compare her vocals to Dolly Parton.

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