Joni Mitchell: Joni Mitchell Archives Vol. 2: The
The second box set in the series contains the archival material created between "Song to a Seagull" (1968) and "Blue" (1971). The liner notes also include a conversation between Mitchell and Cameron Crowe about the period.
"This little casket brings together the four Albums SONG TO A SEAGULL / JONI MITCHELL (1968, here in a new Mix), CLOUDS (1969), LADIES OF THE CANYON (1970) AND BLUE (1971). And with this factual statement the hymn of praise is already intoned With her first four albums, the Canadian singer, gi pianist and songwriter Roberta Joan Anderson progressed from Roberta Joan Anderson progressed from a folkie-troubadour ...to superstar of the California scene.., to the first lady of Laurel Canyon ...especially with her grandiose songs.. ...that have moved away from the folk idiom.. and more and more sovereignly ...jazz elements, open harmonies.., unconventional melodic twists and cryptic lyrics." (Good Times, October/November 2021)