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Bright Morning Stars


Download links and information about Bright Morning Stars by The Wailin' Jennys. This album was released in 2011 and it belongs to Rock, Folk Rock, World Music, Country, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk genres. It contains 13 tracks with total duration of 49:09 minutes.

Artist: The Wailin' Jennys
Release date: 2011
Genre: Rock, Folk Rock, World Music, Country, Songwriter/Lyricist, Contemporary Folk
Tracks: 13
Duration: 49:09
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No. Title Length
1. Swing Low Sail High 4:02
2. All the Stars 4:11
3. Bird Song 3:33
4. Away But Never Gone 3:06
5. Storm Comin' 4:46
6. Mona Louise 3:54
7. Bright Morning Stars 3:22
8. Across the Sea 3:04
9. Asleep At Last 2:57
10. What Has Been Done 4:12
11. Cherry Blossom Love 4:32
12. You Are Here 4:03
13. Last Goodbye 3:27



At once rootsy, elegant and a little mystical, the Wailin’ Jennys advance their art further on Bright Morning Stars. Members Ruth Moody, Nicky Mehta, and Heather Masse pool their talents as singer/songwriters to create a luminous harmony-centered sound fusing contemporary folk, traditional hymnody and vocal-jazz styles in varying measure. The trio moves easily from hip-swinging rhythmic tracks like “Mona Louise” and “Cherry Blossom Love” to Appalachian-accented folk ballads like “Bird Song” and otherworldly a cappella pieces like the title tune. Lyrically, a spirit of resolve through hard times resonates within these songs, heard in the billowy opening tune “Swing Low Sail High,” the stirring, Indigo Girls-like “You Are Here” and the waltzing closer “Last Goodbye.” The Jennys wail most righteously on “Storm Comin,’” a defiant tune with the earthiness of a Southern spiritual. Mark Howard and David Travers-Smith’s production keeps the trio’s voices front and center, surrounding them with tasty acoustic textures along with electric guitar, brass, and understated percussion.