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Most recent release, Under The Ash Tree (2008)
Own and occasional covers
Jenny Godspeed makes thoughtful, often insightful songs. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
Under The Ash Tree is her debut
Under The Ash Tree (2008)
2008—Sheerwater Music—NJ 1127
Jenny Goodspeed—vocals, harmonies, acoustic guitar (12)
Jim Henry—acoustic guitar
Jenny Goodspeed and Mark Thayer
Jenny Godspeed makes folk music in a modern yet familiar fashion. Her observations on relationships come across as honest and her songs are well written. She covers Joni Mitchell's "The Arrangement" and gets away with it. "More than friends" muses about replacing friendship with love and how that affects a couple. "The Good daughter" combines a compelling melody with a smart lyric of looking beyond appearances. The tenderness of "Ease into love" makes it one of the best songs on this very even debut. Godspeed is not breaking new ground but her album has much to recommend it. (email@example.com)
Thanks to firstname.lastname@example.org for work on this entry.
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