Reviews 

The Wailin’ Jennys: Bright Morning Stars

www.pennyblackmusic.co.uk – UK By Malcolm Carter Walking in to my local record store, which is sadly no longer there of course, during the closing chilly months of 2006 I was mesmerized by the sweet sounds coming from the shop’s sound … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

Buddy Magazine – Texas By Tom Geddie Bright Morning Stars by The Wailin’ Jennys is sure to be one of the best CDs of the year for people who let the songs get into them rather than using those songs … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

Penguin Eggs By Monica Miller Human ears seem to be genetically pre-programmed to connect instantly and deeply with the sound of vocal harmonies. Part-songs and madrigals, barbershop to doo-wop, from The Everlys and The Drifters to CSNY and Fleet Foxes—we … Continued

The Wailin’ Jennys

No Depression By Kim Ruehl I love the Wailin’ Jennys, and this record – from the first few notes – plays to all the things that make this trio so lovable. Beautiful, intuitive but rich harmonies, simple instrumentation, shockingly personal … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

www.beat-surrender.com – UK By Simon Bright Morning Stars is the fourth album to come from this incredibly talented trio, the Wailin’ Jennys were formed after a chance meeting for a one-off in store performance at a guitar shop in Winnipeg, … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

www.soundblab.com – UK What is clear to most of us now is that folk is once again popular, surging to the surface to bask in the glow of musical acclaim. Anybody can have a go, whether you’re British, American or … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

www.forfolkssake.com – UK By Paul Kellner The Wailin Jennys’ Bright Morning Stars is of the utmost quality, but requires a little time to take root in one’s mind. The harmonies are perfect, the dynamics are truly moving, and every track … Continued

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The Trio Turn in Their Most Polished Disc to Date

www.americana-uk.com – UK By Keith Hargreaves Five years in the making, Bright Morning Stars is a highly anticipated follow up to the Jenny’s 2006 offering ‘Firecracker’. Expanding on the broad palette of that disc, BMS opens with the understated soul … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

www.whisperinandhollerin.com By Martin Raybould I’ve had more than my fair share of grief in the past for my fondness for ‘wailin’ women’. There is, I recognise, a breed of female bluegrass and/or folk singers with voices are very much an … Continued

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The Wailin’ Jennys – Bright Morning Stars

The Daily Mirror – UK The third original album from the New York/Canadian trio is an intoxicating blend mixing heartbreak, cross-patterned harmonies, classical, jazz and Celtic folk.  Shine on. 4 Stars.

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