Beginner's Guide to the Music of Jenny Lewis

Rabbit Fur Coat

2006

On her solo debut and her most soul/country record to date, Lewis' vocals sparkle and the intimate performances make a great first impression.

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Acid Tongue

2008

Acid Tongue is immediately pleasurable, brimming over with hooks and songwriting techniques that announce themselves with openness and surety.

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The Voyager

2014

Jenny Lewis examines a similarly thwarted nostalgia on her third solo album, The Voyager, and on the opening track “Head Underwater”, she sings, “I never thought I would ever be here/ Looking out on my life as if there was no there there.” It’s a pretty devastating admission of disconnection with oneself, as though the Jenny Lewis of today had no means of identifying with any of the Jenny Lewises of the past.

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