Jolie Holland: New Music from Days Past

Songs from Jolie Holland

Listen: 'Old Fashioned Morphine' from <i>Escondida</i>

Listen: 'Mad Tom of Bedlam' from <i>Escondida</i>

Listen: 'Alley Flowers' from <i>Catalpa</i>

Listen: 'Untitled' performed live by Holland, written by Stefan Jecusco

With the haunting, intimate sound of a wizened blues singer, Jolie Holland's voice seems to come from another age. At 29, the singer often draws comparisons to legends like Billie Holiday and Bessie Smith, but Holland's music –- a mix of front-porch folk and jazz — is distinctly her own.

Singer Jolie Holland

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Kate Kunath

Following the release of her CDs Catalpa and Escondida, the Texas-born musician spent the last year touring North America and Europe. She talks about her music and performs some new songs.

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  • Album: Escondida
  • Artist: Jolie Holland
  • Label: ANTI
  • Released: 2004
 

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