We're fans of Jenny Lewis' latest album, The Voyager. Since she and her band already came in to play the new songs live, Lewis invited us to do something different — drive through the San Fernando Valley, where she grew up, to find the inspiration for the title of The Voyager. So it's kind of a mystery in the back seat of a rental car, where we will also hear an acoustic version of the album's title track.
Lewis grew up in the Valley commuting to studios as a child actor. (Who can forget Hannah Nefler in Troop Beverly Hills?) As she got older, she turned to music, first with Rilo Kiley and then making very successful solo albums Acid Tongue and Rabbit Fur Coat.
- from Recorded For World Cafe: 2/27/15
- by Jenny Lewis