Jenny Lewis, Then And Now

Carl Wilson writes about Jenny Lewis’ new album, The Voyager, in Slate and perfectly sums up why we love her, beginning with the Rilo Kiley days:

It showed off many of Lewis’ strengths as a songwriter: an almost gossipy relish in people making bad decisions, especially sexually; a killer instinct for the consequential moment; and a fearlessness about calling herself out, but without slighting her own significance, no matter how screwed up she may feel.

The above song, “I Never” is one of my favorite songs from 2004’s More Adventurous. The lyrics are beautiful and it is perfect for almost 4 o’clock on a Wednesday. [YouTube]

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