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Jenny Owen Youngs has written a blog about her "first year as an openly gay musician."
For many years, I was convinced that coming out could only have a negative impact on my career. I was afraid that my musical self would be overshadowed by my gay self. But so far, my experience has shown me that sharing another side of my life helps me to connect more deeply with people. I have gained a clearer understanding of myself, which I think is reflected in both my writing and my performances. A certain type of self-consciousness seems to have melted away from me, and it turns out that when Iím not spending a great deal of my time second-guessing myself and worrying about whether Iím doing or...
Jason Tate on 06/14/14 - 09:58 AM
Chris Farren of Fake Problems has released a cover of Jenny Owen Youngs "Pirates." It's in the replies.
Jason Tate on 01/14/14 - 11:39 AM
While we don't believe someone expressing their sexuality to be newsworthy, it's always nice to show support for those in the community who are brave enough to do so. Today, Jenny Owen Youngs has come out of the closet and written a lengthy blog about her sexuality. All of us at AP.net couldn't be more proud and happier for Jenny and we hope that her act of courage inspires others.
Iím writing to tell you, among other things, that I am super gay. This may or may not come as a surprise to you. If it does: Surprise! If it does not: You were right all along! Either way: Hooray! I didnít want to come out. I donít want coming out to be a thing that anyone has to do. A short list of things...
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/12/13 - 10:21 AM
Jenny Owen Youngs' album, An Unwavering Band Of Light was released a year ago today. In celebration, she has put the album on Bandcamp for pay what you want.
Keagan Ilvonen on 02/07/13 - 09:30 AM
The Revival Tour 2013 will feature Dave Hause, Tim McIlrath, Jenny O., Chuck Ragan, Rocky Votolato and Jenny Owen Youngs. Dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 01/11/13 - 10:45 AM
Alter The Press has a brand new acoustic session this week with Jenny Owen Youngs. You can view it here.
Drew Beringer on 10/15/12 - 10:28 AM
"What makes a man spend his whole life in disguise?"
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Ryan Gardner on 02/06/12 - 09:01 PM
You can watch Jenny Owen Youngs' video for "Your Apartment" in the replies. Her new album An Unwavering Band Of Light comes out on February 27th.
Lueda Alia on 01/19/12 - 09:39 AM
Jenny Owen Youngs has announced her forthcoming third full-length, An Unwavering Band Of Light will be self-released on February 7th. The album was funded by a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $38,000 towards the project. Head to the replies to view artwork, pre-order details and an official track listing. Also, make sure to head here to listen a new track titled "Your Apartment".

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Broden Terry on 01/12/12 - 09:21 PM
It looks like some writing is happening with Jenny Owen Youngs and Justin Pierre (Motion City Soundtrack).
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/08/10 - 10:49 PM
Watch Jenny Owen Youngs cover "Hot In Herre" in the replies.
Lueda Alia on 10/16/09 - 03:43 PM
In this life, there are nothing but possibilities.
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Gregory Robson on 04/30/09 - 10:21 AM
Kevin Devine will be touring Europe in May with Tournaments and Jenny Owen Youngs. Tour dates are in the replies.
Julia Conny on 02/28/08 - 10:16 AM
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