Jenny Wilson
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Jenny Wilson

Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden | INDIE

Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden | INDIE
Band Pop Singer/Songwriter


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"Review - Love & Youth"

4 out of 5 “An evocative and delicate Swedish Pop confection” /
“A truly idiosyncratic pop album is always a joy.” - Mojo (UK)

"Review - Love & Youth"

“A stylish, absorbing LP” - UNCUT (UK)

"Review - Love & Youth"

5/5 “There are echoes of Laurie Anderson, Joni Mitchell,
Kate Bush and even Grace Jones… - GAY TIMES

"Review - Love & Youth"

“Fantastically enjoyable and ultra accessible” - Dazed & Confused

"Pitchfork reviews Wooden Chair"

New Music: Jenny Wilson: "The Wooden Chair" [Stream]
Jenny Wilson can't quit you. The feeling could turn out to be mutual. In 2005, the former leading lady of Swedish indie rockers First Floor Power made her solo debut for the Knife's Rabid label, Love and Youth, which yielded electro-pop shoulda-been hit "Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward". She has also appeared on Robyn's The Rakamonie EP. The first single from Wilson's forthcoming album Hardships, "The Wooden Chair", is closer to American r&b than to the frosty demons of Rabid's Fever Ray, but it isn't lacking in artistry.

Wilson's expressive vocals are up front, and Robyn fans will quickly understand the apparent affinity between the two singers. The backing, though, is soulful quiet-loud pop that's by turns minimalist and ornate. A single note throbs on the bass, while unidentified percussion shakes like chains. A handclap here, a drum hit there, and soon Wilson is harmonizing with herself-- and then whooping like an Animal Collective acolyte on a booming chorus, all tympani and trilling minor-key orchestration. With its slinky rhythm and vibrato-touched singing, "The Wooden Chair" is both kiss-off and striptease at once. "I wanna leave you baby, but..." OK, that's enough. Wait-- don't go.

Posted by Marc Hogan on Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 10:00am - Pitchfork


Love & Youth (album) 2006
Hardships! (album) 2009



If I have to describe Hardships! I’ll tell you, that it’s a collection of modern work songs for all times. That it contains shimmering in-preparedness-poety and raw r’n’b, in a way you never have heard it before.
I want Hardships! to feel simple as salt and pepper on your tongue.
And sparkling as a burning matchstick that you can burn your fingertips upon!
This record is about motherhood, and the fight within!
Sincerely Yours, Jenny Wilson
Short Facts:
Jenny Wilson released her celebrated solo debut Love and Youth 2005, with hit songs as Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward and Summertime the Roughest Time.
The album received several awards, one of them was the P3 Guld award for Pop of the Year 2005.
The album Love and Youth, also attracted attention international, which lead to several much appreciated tours in Scandinavia, Europe and Australia.
During 2006 she wrote the soundtrack for a Norwegian documentary.
Fall 2006 Jenny Wilson gave birth to her second child and the first ideas for the forthcoming album was to be born…
Hardships! is produced and recorded by Jenny Wilson in her own The Gold Medal Studio in Stockholm during 2008. Amongst many fine guests, you’ll notice; Mapei, Simone Rubi and El Perro Del Mar.
The album is going to be released on Jenny Wilson’s new started record company, Gold Medal Recordings the 25th of February. The first single out is the knock-out song The Wooden Chair!