Good Canadian music – Jenn Grant

Last Fall, Jenn Grant quietly released (well quietly to me anyway, as I only heard about it after it was released) her fourth album, The Beautiful Wild, just a little over a year and a half after her terrific up-tempo pop record Honeymoon Punch. The latter was longlisted for the Polaris Music Prize (Canada’s Mercury Prize), and no doubt will be nominated again for it come this June. The album was also nominated for a Juno, in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category, but lost to Feist’s Metals (tough competition!).

Check out her latest music video from The Beautiful Wild:

Quite a nice looking video for a nice song. I have yet to hear the new album, but it sounds like it is more mellow like her earlier releases, or “sophisticated sounding” and “some of the textures are softer” as she elaborates in the EPK for the album:

Listen to “In The Belly Of A Dragon“:

Check her out on tour:

02.08.13 – AMES, IA: The Maintenance Shop
02.09.13 – INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Irving Theater
02.10.13 – ANN ARBOR, MI: The Ark
02.12.13 – GRAND RAPIDS, MI: The Pyramid Scheme
02.13.13 – LOUISVILLE, KY: Uncle Slayton’s
02/14/13 – BARNESVILLE, OH: Albert S George Youth Center
03/20/13 – CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI: Hunter’s Ale House
03/21/13 – SAINT JOHN, NB: Sanctuary Theatre
03/24/13 – ST JOHN’S, NL: The Rock House
03/26/13 – HALIFAX, NS: The Seahorse Tavern

And check out plenty more video and audio from her at Six Shooter Records‘ YouTube channel. Her official site, and on Twitter.

“Heartbreaker,” from her 2009 album Echoes:


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