There’s a line on Honey, the latest album from Nashville-via-NYC songwriter
Samia, about Aspen Grove, a collection of 40,000 trees in the plains of North
America, all connected by a single expansive root system. There’s no stronger
metaphor for the audience the 25-year-old empathy engine has been generating
since she began releasing music seven years ago. Her songs, her fans, her
friends: one enormous, interconnected ecosystem.