Mindy Smith: “Stupid Love”
Mindy Smith isn’t a country artist. Not really. She’s ingrained in the Nashville music scene, to be sure, but, technically, she comes closer to alt-country, or, if you prefer, Americana. You could even get away with calling her, simply, a folk singer. The thing is, her voice doesn’t have any twang to it. And neither does her music. There’s no sense of dynamics to it, no grit, no depth, no texture. It’s weightless, and it’s vague, which is why it fits under such wishy-washy, ill-defined genre tags.
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