ALBUM REVIEW: Arc Iris, ‘Arc Iris’

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Jocie Adams made her name around these parts as a team player, as a longtime member of the Low Anthem, an acclaimed indie-folk ensemble out of Providence. She left the lineup last year in order to, in her words, “spread my wings,” a mission she masters with the majestic sweep and grandeur of her latest project. The songs on “Arc Iris,” her new band’s self-titled debut on Anti- Records, are too fierce, too fleet-footed, to pin down to a single genre or feeling. Adams sounds liberated here, as if unleashing years of pent-up desires and wild dreams and funneling them into a kamikaze pop record. Arc Iris performs at the Sinclair in Cambridge on April 28.

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