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Monday 12 November 2012
ARIA nominated artist Jen Cloher will launch her new single ‘Mount Beauty’ at Front Gallery in Canberra next Thursday 1 November with Courtney Barnett and Julia Johnson, and at The Vanguard in Sydney next Friday 2 November with Courtney Barnett and Packwood.
Jen will perform with her full band in tow – Courtney Barnett on guitar, Bones Sloane (Immigrant Union) on Bass, and Jen Shloakis (Laura Jean, The Orbweavers, East Brunswick All Girls Choir) on drums.
Taken from her forthcoming studio album In Blood Memory, to be released in early 2013, 'Mount Beauty' was recorded live to tape with acclaimed producer Nick Huggins at Headgap Studios. The song is available for free download from JenCloher.com.
After graduating from acting at NIDA, Jen Cloher decided to pursue a career in music. Her first album Dead Wood Falls was nominated for an ARIA for Best Female Artist. Her second album Hidden Hands was named as one of the top ten releases of 2009 by The Age and nominated for three The Age EG awards including Best Song and Best Album. Her music has been featured in television and film including Packed to the Rafters, Underbelly, Winners and Losers and Spirited.
Listen back to Homebrew with Jenny for a live set from Jen Cloher & Courtney Barnett.