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Jenn Grant Releasing New Album This Fall


08/25/2009
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(PR) Jenn Grant announces the release of her sophomore full-length, Echoes, out this fall in the US on Six Shooter Records and distributed by ADA. The album is the follow-up to her critically-acclaimed debut album Orchestra for the Moon and features the talents of a heart-on-sleeve band of musicians led by producer/pianist Jonathan Goldsmith (Bruce Cockburn).

Echoes was recorded and mixed with a full analog process at The Studio at Puck's Farm in Schomberg, Ontario a location which is a throwback to a quieter, more simplistic time much like the three-stoplight town it is located in. Grant and her band - Goldsmith, Kinley Dowling (violin), David Christenson (bass clarinet), Sean MacGillivray (bass), and Gary Craig (drums/percussion) utilized the tranquil setting of the studio to craft the 11 tracks featured on the record. The warm yet rustic sounds of the album are perfectly complimented by Grant's vocals and the result is a collection of sincere and personal songs filled with heartbreak, love and a touch of whimsy.

Grant first burst onto the Canadian music scene in 2007 with her debut full-length Orchestra for the Moon on which she collaborated with talented musicians Ron Sexsmith and Matt Mays. The album earned her four-star reviews in Harp and The Globe and Mail (Canada's largest-circulation national newspaper) among others, and the Toronto Star called the release a "critical smash". It wasn't long before Grant found herself quickly climbing the indie-pop ranks to tour and share the stage with musical peers The Weakerthans, Great Lake Swimmers, and Hayden.

Now Grant is set to release Echoes this fall on Six Shooter Records here in the US. Without the music being or feeling old, the album's analog heart reflects the art and the core of Grant herself and incites a familiarity that connects the listener with the roots of the music.

Head over to http://www.jenngrant.com or www.myspace.com/jenngrant1 for the most up to date info and new tour announcements.



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