Jenny Gillespie
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Jenny Gillespie

Chicago, Illinois, United States | SELF

Chicago, Illinois, United States | SELF
Band Alternative Singer/Songwriter


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"Shimmer + Sparkle"

Yet despite the richness of the arrangements, the songs never feel over-indulgent, radiating instead a shimmer, sparkle and gentle sway that’s ever so beautiful and beguiling. - Lee Zimmerman


Light Year-2009



Jenny Gillespie’s new genre-bending album is Kindred, recorded in Chicago and Austin and produced by producer/multi-instrumentalist Darwin Smith. If Bjork were sitting on Joni Mitchell’s front porch under a meteor shower, perhaps this electro-folk-pop record would be the result of their musical conversation. Like a stuttering film revealing images of lovelorn animals, churning oceans and unfurling forest plants, Kindred is soothing, wild music for modern ears. Spiritual, sensual, and cinematic, Kindred marks a departure for Jenny’s sound.

Jenny previously released the folk-rock EP Light Year. Driven by delicate piano and off-kilter guitar tunings, Light Year garnered comparisons to Bon Iver and Mark Kozelek; her song "Hummingbirds" won Jenny a spot as a 2009 Williamsburg Songwriting Competition finalist.

Jenny is currently playing shows in Chicago and around the U.S. in support of Kindred. Kindred is now available on Itunes, Amazon + Cdbaby and for full streaming at as is Light Year