JENN GRANT JENN GRANTplus guest^ Upstairs ^Compostela out April 3rd 2015 Nominated for 2 JUNO 2015 Awards for Best Songwriterand Best Adult Alternative AlbumMusic is the connector that binds us all Says Grant, To be able to create music, and share the power it can hold is one of lifes greatest gifts. This is the very essence behind the voice and songs of Jenn Grant. A heralded singer and songwriter from Prince Edward Island, in Canadas Maritimes, Grant has four albums and one EP under her belt; she is about to embark on a brand new journey with her best collection of songs to date: The time is here and now, Im over the moon.Grants newest offering, JUNO nominated Compostela translates to Field of Stars Or Star Field which comes from the legend that the dust of the pilgrims who walk the El Camino, make up the stars that form the Milky Way. There is an element of space on this new album. Teetering on psychedelic folk and into a balladry of melodic storytelling, you are welcomed into the hearts cave. A subtle yet pulsing groove alongside moments of Spanish inspired guitar reflect an important journey, which began in 2012 in Barcelona. Theres a band of stars on Compostela, including Sarah Harmer, Buck 65, Ron Sexmsith, Rose Cousins, Don Kerr, Kim Harris, Stewart Legere, Justin Rutledge, Rachel Sermanni and Grants producer for her 2009 release Echoes Jonathan Goldsmith. For the first time ever, Grants brother Daniel Grant, a Toronto based cinematographer performs with her, accompanying her velvety voice on songs like Spanish Moon with the soft touch of his charango playing.There is a warmth reminiscent to tape, found in the intricate layers of instrumentation that help to carry this new collection of songs right from the edges of the earth to the field of stars from which they came. Bringing with her a talented band of players who help to create the colors and textures of her captivating live show, Grant is keen to bring Compostela to the stage. Finding herself in a place of new beginnings, with a new songbook of carefully crafted material at her fingertips In her own words the time is here and now.////////////Compostela will be released In Ireland on April 3rd 2015Praise for Compostela:Jenn Grants dreamy, harp-and woodwinds folk is the work of a painter born in paradise Sydney Morning HeraldShes one of the best singers in the world right now.~ Rich Terfry, host of CBC Radio 2 DriveJenn Grant is at the very top of her game on her fifth studio album,Compostela.New Canadian MusicCompostela will undoubtedly prove to be one of the best records to emerge from Atlantic Canada this year.Music NerdTICKETS12 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)- 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.Strictly over 18s, I.D. may be requiredAFTER THE GIGWhelans Indie DJ in the bar and Sonntags [Disco/House/Funk] upstairs from 11pm til late (Free Entry).Save
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