Title: Catching a Tiger
Back story: The Illinois songwriter's full-length debut, following up on her critically acclaimed 2009 EP
Who will love it: Fans of Neko Case, Melissa Etheridge, and Fiona Apple
Why you should care: Admirers include Katy Perry and Courtney Love; plus, you can judge for yourself when Lissie performs at the 9:30 Club Oct. 20.
Track Highlights: "In Sleep" "When I'm Alone"