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Jesca Hoop

A sensual, esoteric singer/songwriter whose odd, sparse songs nod to influences like Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Vashti Bunyan, Jesca Hoop got her big break thanks to her gig as a nanny for Tom Waits' offspring in the early 2000s. Hoop had grown up in a musically inclined Mormon family, but left the fold soon after her parents separated. She traveled around California, Wyoming, and Arizona writing songs and honing her craft before settling down with the Waits family for five years as their nanny. Waits took a liking to Hoop's off-beat indie pop songs -- songs that in their way linked her with so-called "New Weird Americans" like Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom, and Faun Fables -- and he passed her demo (a version of the song "Seed of Wonder") along to Lionel Conway, who in turn handed it to KCRW's Nic Harcourt. The DJ took a liking to Hoop's demo and started giving "Seed of Wonder" some airplay; the song went on to become fairly popular with Harcourt's listeners, so much so that record companies started paying court to Hoop. She signed with 3 Entertainment soon after the song hit the radio, and her debut full-length on that label, Kismet, was released in 2007. The Kismet Acoustic EP arrived in 2008, followed by her sophomore full-length, Hunting My Dress, in the summer of 2010. The Snowglobe EP followed in 2011. Hoop's third album, House That Jack Built, was released in the summer of 2012, and co-produced with Tony Berg. ~ Margaret Reges, Rovi
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pixiegrrrl
Heard Enemy this morning and had to leave the breakfast table to see who was singing so gorgeously. Then looking through comments in here I realized she also sings the very different Havoc in Heaven, a tune that has haunted me in snippets for months but I couldn't remember enough of it to find it. Stunning!
pixiegrrrl
Heard Enemy this morning and had to leave the breakfast table to see who was singing so gorgeously. Wow!!!
Jem X infinity = 1\2 the sultriness and pull of Jesca Hoop. Soul-ing thru the ward of soles.
Out The Back Door
This song, Tulip, is great! I gotta find more!
whyzzerd
love her sound!
She's one of my favorite newly discovered artists, especially Summertime, Murder of Birds, Havoc In Heaven, and The Kingdom
ehale38
just found her and so glad I did. sad i hadn't before. regardless.. . " o u t the back door" is a fantastic song in particular.
Just found her through Pandora, but I love this and she has the Tom Waits seal of approval.... I must have more!
i freakin' love her. gonna bellydance to this stuff.
haha ayy mike--thts a rlly good way ta describe her voice! haha ish true lol her voice is rlly diff n stuff her lyrics r rlly beautiful too!:D
SAW HER LIVE A COUPLES YEARS AGO!!!! SHES DOPE
epcwks
Flee from the culturally arid landscape and come to the coast. You'll find we like women and folks from varied cultures. We welcome a new brain!
mike.adams1
Intoxicating vocals.
I heard her on the radio in a Starbucks last night. I was very impressed, way to get some airplay Jesca!
maryplollar
I love everything I've heard by Jesca Hoop, but Havoc in Heaven is by far my favorite! I wish I could find more music extremely similar to it!
I LOOOOVVVVEE Havoc In Heaven!
She has such dreamy songs. I am very fond of her voice.
more than love her!!!!!
I just saw her in concert opening for Elbow at a synagogue in Washington, D.C. It was magical. Simple guitar chords but it is her beautiful voice and quirky song style and lyrics that resonate.
Beautyful voice and awesome varriety in style. I had to look up her lyrics but it was worth it.
djusko
Out the back door sounds great, I think they are the only words I can understand but I still love tht verity of sound she makes with her voice.

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