Jenn Grant is happy to share a video for the first single off her upcoming album Paradise. Watch it here.
The video for “Galaxies” was directed by Adam Goldhammer and it was shot in Toronto at Earl Bales Park. Cinematography was by Grant’s brother, Daniel Grant and it was edited by Michael Pierro. This is the first time the Grant siblings have joined forces on a project.
Paradise will be released via Ba Da Bing Records on March 3. The album is the follow up to 2014’s Compostela which earned Grant two Juno nominations in her native Canada — for both Songwriter as well as Contemporary Album of the Year.
Grant and husband, producer Daniel Ledwell, took a year in their home studio to craft Paradise. Compostela, was written after the loss of her mother and whereas that record was “of the stars” and based on her own personal experience of loss, Paradise points the compass towards the epic and intimate. It marks her most adventurous and deliberate work she’s ever done.
The two years of crafting and shaping, interrupted occasionally by the journeys of a busy touring musician on the road, gives Paradise a new dimension of sonic beauty and melodic landscapes that touches upon balladry, R&B and Electronic music along the way. Grant notes, “I also thought about my singing much more. I feel like I am a completely different artist from when I began performing. I don’t feel like I really heard my own voice until recently.”
Paradise‘s songs reach out with world-weary awareness, that is most evident on “Galaxies,” which is the aural equivalent of star-gazing. “I pictured people standing at the edge of the earth, hands outstretched, asking, ‘What is bigger than us, than any of this?'” Grant says. The song is an incisive introduction to an album of universal reach.
3 In My Dreams
4 Lion With Me
5 I’m a River
9 Sorry Doesn’t Know
10 Working Girl
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