gwendolyn

gwendolyn

 Silver Lake, California, USA
BandFolkAmericana

"Gwendolyn sounds like no one on earth." That's what the LA WEEKLY said when they awarded her "Best New Genre/Uncatagorizable Artist" Her influences include Nick Drake, Syd Barrett and The Incredilbe String Band. Odd yet beautiful, her band compliments with unusual instrumentation.

Biography

The music of California songwriter Gwendolyn is playful, poignant yet oddly magical. Her songs inspire the mystery inside.

Her debut ULTRASOUNDS (2000) includes childlike anthem, "Freedom of the Heart (Ooodily, Ooodily)," heard in Mike White's film CHUCK & BUCK (Lionsgate, 2000).

Her sophomore album DEW (2003) received #1 Album of the Year: The Music Never Stops' Top Ten Albums of 2003 - KPFK

Producer Ben Vaughn brought Gwendolyn to Scotland to create a more traditional sounding folk album with the local musicians there. LOWER MILL ROAD (2007). “…sounds like Robin Williamson’s little sister.“ Paul Kerr, Americana UK.

Currently, Gwendolyn has released BRIGHT LIGHT - a more country-flavored album. "With beautiful lyrics, stellar production and catchy songs, Gwendolyn's 'Bright Light' is one of the best (and most original) Americana albums of 2011." CountryChart.com

Composer for Showtime's hit comedy WEEDS, she has also released a number of albums for preschoolers under the influence of her inner child: GWENDOLYN AND THE GOOD TIME GANG.

Discography

Ultrasounds (2000)
Dew (2003)
Lower Mill Road (2007)
Bright Light (2011)

Set List

Discover Me
Bright Light
Tater Tots and Whiskey Shots
Shake A Leg
Acorn
American Gothic
Plants
Monster In My Heart
Olden Days
Songbird
Let The Light