June 17, 2011

BETTER THAN CALLING YOURSELVES THE HAGGARDS, EH?:

Wailin' Jennys on Mountain Stage (NPR, 6/16/11)

The Jennys' first full-length album, 40 Days, won a prestigious Juno Award, and its follow-up, Fire Cracker, was named "Contemporary Album of the Year" by the Folk Alliance. The trio performs songs from its most recent release, Bright Morning Stars, which has drawn comparisons to both Gillian Welch and Fleetwood Mac. The band also covers Julie Miller's "By Way of Sorrow," and wring out an intense, rhythmic version of "Deeper Well," which originally appeared on Emmylou Harris's Wrecking Ball.

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