Jenny Owen Youngs

It took several months of diary balancing, but we finally got hold of Jenny Owen Youngs as she rolled into town in support for Motion City Soundtrack.

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Jenny Owen Youngs

Monday, April 19th, 2010, 10:24 am

Jenny Owen Youngs is an American singer-songwriter from Montclair, New Jersey.
After exploring the flute (elementary school) and the tuba (junior high), Jenny finally stepped up to the guitar at the age of fourteen.
She graduated from State University of New York at Purchase with a degree in studio composition.
Her album Batten the Hatches was self-released in 2005. In 2006, a song from that album, Fuck Was I, appeared in the second season premiere of Showtime’s Weeds, resulting in Batten the Hatches being re-released on April 10, 2007 with new artwork and an extra track, Drinking Song on the Canadian indie label Nettwerk. “Fuck Was I” was also released on the soundtrack album Weeds: Music from the Original Series, Vol. 2.

In addition to her solo career, she is in the band The Robot Explosion, a side project with fellow musicians and friends Bess Rogers, Andrew Futral, and Saul Simon-MacWilliams. She also takes part in an online podcast through MySpace with Bess Rogers and Andrew Futral, titled ‘Once More With Feeling’.

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