Cocksure is the new album from the New York based singer/songwriter Laura Stevenson. Liz Phair, The Replacements and The Lemonheads influence her. The songs on her album are rather short, but overall it is a very diverse record and an actually pretty good sounding album. Vocally it reminds me of Belinda Carlisle meets The Bangles’ Susanna Hoffs. Musically speaking it is 80s meets 90s alternative rock based, sounding similar to The Pretenders meets Stevie Nicks meets Patti Smith. It is her 4th record, so she has been in the music business for quite a while now.