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Album Of The Week: Jenny Lewis The Voyager

Track five on the new Jenny Lewis album starts like this: "When I turned 16, I was furious and reckless / Got a Chelsea girl haircut and a plane ticket to Paris." The song is about meeting another American girl over there and sort-of/kind-of falling in love: "How could I resist her? / I had… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 29, 2014

Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2014

This past weekend brought the 2014 edition of the Newport Folk Festival. Headliners included Jenny Lewis, Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, and a very special appearance by Mavis Staples. We sent photographer Taylor Hill to capture the event, and you can find our gallery of performance photos and portraits above. More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 29, 2014

Watch Jenny Lewis Recreate The “Just One Of The Guys” Video On Fallon

Jenny Lewis took to The Tonight Show last night to herald today's release of her astounding The Voyager. She marked the occasion with a performance of Beck-produced lead single "Just One Of The Guys" that mimicked the song's great video, which marked Lewis' directorial debut. Her usual band was back in place… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 29, 2014

Watch Elizabeth Olsen Cover Rilo Kiley In A Clip From Very Good Girls

Jenny Lewis scored the movie Very Good Girls, which comes out in theaters in a few days, and Rilo Kiley's "Go Ahead" is used in a scene where Elizabeth Olsen performs the song at an open-mic. The film is the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated screenwriter Naomi Foner, Lewis' friend and mother of Jake and… More »

By: James Rettig / July 23, 2014

Stream Jenny Lewis The Voyager

It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released Acid Tongue, her last proper solo album. Next week, she'll follow that one up with a new LP called The Voyager, and it's a really, really good one. Ryan Adams and his musical partner Mike Viola produced the album together, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 21, 2014

Jenny Lewis – “Just One Of The Guys” Video (Feat. Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart & Brie Larson)

Later this month, Jenny Lewis returns with The Voyager, her first solo album in six years. It's really great. You'll like it if you like things that are great. Lewis directed her own video for "Just One Of The Guys," the Beck-produced lead single. And to play her backing band, she put together… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 15, 2014

Sam Smith, Interpol, Chvrches, Iggy Azalea Pick Their Favorite Music Of 2014 So Far

It's always fun to learn what music your favorite musicians are listening to, and Billboard asked a shit-ton of artists who they're liking, compiling the results into a quick-moving video. Some takeaways! Sam Smith is absolutely cool picking an album that he hasn't heard yet: "I love Lana's album. I haven't heard it yet, but… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 10, 2014

Jenny Lewis – “The Voyager”

After offering a live version to Soundcheck last month, Jenny Lewis has revealed the studio recording of the title track from her upcoming album The Voyager. Whereas the Beck-produced "Just One Of The Guys" was easygoing Laurel Canyon folk-rock with underlying pathos, this one puts the emotions front and center. It's a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 8, 2014

Jenny Lewis – “The Voyager” (Live On WNYC Soundcheck)

It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis released her last solo album, and she's coming back this summer with The Voyager, her long-awaited return. We've posted the Beck-produced lead single "Just One Of The Guys," and Lewis performed that in a recent appearance on the WNYC radio show… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 5, 2014

Hear New Jenny Lewis In The Very Good Girls Trailer

On 7/25, just four days before the release of Jenny Lewis' new album The Voyager, Lewis' friend Naomi Foner (mother to Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal) will release her directorial debut, Very Good Girls, featuring music by Lewis. The film stars Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen as friends who make a pact to lose their… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 4, 2014

Watch Zach Galifianakis And Jenny Lewis Sing “Camptown Races” On Comedy Bang! Bang!

Jenny Lewis has a new album on the way -- one that sounds pretty good so far -- so she's starting to pop all over the place again, including on the next episode of Scott Aukerman's IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang! She did get her start acting after all. Below, watch Lewi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 3, 2014

Jenny Lewis – “Just One Of The Guys”

It's been six years since the former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis released Acid Tongue, her last solo album, and she returns this summer with the new one The Voyager. Ryan Adams, along with frequent collaborator Mike Viola, produced most of the album, but he wasn't behind lead single "Just One Of The Guys."… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 3, 2014

Jenny Lewis Details Insomnia-Inspired The Voyager, Prod. By Ryan Adams

The former Rilo Kiley leader Jenny Lewis hasn't released a solo album since 2008's Acid Tongue, but she'll make her big return this summer with the long-awaited new one The Voyager. As it turns out, Ryan Adams produced most of the new album alongside his musical partner Mike Viola, and she recorded it at… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 19, 2014

Jenny Lewis’ The Voyager Due In July

Jenny Lewis' name popped up on a number of festival bills this year, which suggested the follow-up to 2008's Acid Tongue (or, if you prefer, 2010's I'm Having Fun Now with Johnathan Rice as Jenny And Johnny) might finally be afoot. That news is confirmed now: Her artist page on the Austin City Limit… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 15, 2014

Jenny Lewis – “Completely Not Me”

The third season of Girls premiered last night on HBO, and it featured a bouncy yet melancholic new Jenny Lewis song called "Completely Not Me." The tune, recorded with Rostam Batmanglij from Vampire Weekend, will see release next month as part of the new compilation Girls Volume 2: All Adventurous Women Do..., which also feature… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 13, 2014

Watch Jenny Lewis In Jimmy Kimmel’s A Very Megadeth Christmas Sketch

Dave Mustaine, especially in his recent Tea-Party-loon phase, does not strike me as someone bursting with humor. So give the Megadeth frontman credit: Last night, he and his band were musical guests on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and they were also game enough to make a fake commercial for their fake Christmas album. Indie siren Jenny… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 18, 2013

Watch Beck Debut “Wave” And Jenny Lewis & Anne Hathaway Sing His Song Reader In L.A.

In a few weeks, Beck will release Morning Phase, his first proper new studio album since 2008. And over the weekend, he debuted the first of its songs, while the Los Angeles Philharmonic backed him up. The show, at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall, was dedicated to Beck's last non-studio album, the sheet music… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 25, 2013

Beck Teams With Warby Parker On Glasses, L.A. Song Reader Event

On 11/24, Beck will perform his sheet music-only album Song Reader with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and a grip of guests at L.A.'s Walt Disney Concert Hall. The orchestra will be conducted by Beck's father, David Campbell, and they will be joined on stage by Jarvis Cocker, Jenny Lewis, Childish Gambino, John C. Reilly,… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / November 1, 2013

Watch My Morning Jacket Cover The Velvet Underground With Neil Young, Elvis Costello, & Jenny Lewis At Bridge School Benefit 2013

This past weekend, Neil Young held his two annual all-star Bridge School Benefit shows in Mountain View, California. And before the second of those shows last night, we learned that Lou Reed had died. Over the years, My Morning Jacket, who played the Bridge School shows, have covered the Velvet Underground's space-folk hymn "More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 28, 2013

Stream The 2013 Bridge School Benefit Feat. Arcade Fire, CSNY, Tom Waits, & More

Every year, Neil Young hosts the Bridge School Benefit, a star-studded two-day acoustic fundraiser for the special-needs school he founded with his wife Pegi. Now in its 27th year, the 2013 fundraiser features sets by CSNY, Arcade Fire, Queens Of The Stone Age, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, fun., Jenny Lewis, Heart, My Morning Jacket, and… More »

By: Liz Pelly / October 26, 2013