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Listen to Jenny Lewis Perform New Song “Heads Gonna Roll” on “A Prairie Home Companion”

Plus Watch an 11-Year-Old Lewis Compete on the Game Show Card Sharks in 1987

Feb 06, 2017

Jenny Lewis stopped by NPR's A Prairie Home Companion on Saturday and during the broadcast from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium she performed a new song, "Heads Gonna Roll." Lewis has been working on the follow-up to her 2014 album The Voyager, with Ryan Adams producing.  More

Listen: Jenny Lewis and Paul Schaffer Cover The McCoys’ “Sorrow” in Tribute to David Bowie

Paul Schaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band Due Out March 17 via Sire

Jan 06, 2017

Longtime former David Letterman bandleader Paul Schaffer is releasing a self-titled new album with his backing band, The World's Most Dangerous Band, on March 17 via Sire. More

Dec 06, 2016

She & Him (Zooey Deschanel + M. Ward) released a Christmas album back in 2013 entitled A Very She & Him Christmas and they have another one, Christmas Party, that came out at the end of October via Columbia Records. More

Watch Jenny Lewis, Tegan and Sara, Moby, Colin Meloy, and More Perform in Bed for Bedstock

Charity Event Also Features Warpaint, Norah Jones, Lucy Dacus, and More

Nov 29, 2016

Today was Bedstock, an Internet charity music festival. It featured videos of various musicians performing songs in bed, including Jenny LewisTegan and SaraMobyWarpaintNorah JonesLucy DacusRadiation City, and others.  More

Watch: EZTV Share “Racing Country” Video Featuring Jenny Lewis

High in Place Out Now via Captured Tracks

Oct 11, 2016

New York's EZTV released a new album, High in Place, a couple of weeks back via Captured Tracks. Now the album's "Racing Country" has a video. It was shot in the summer when the band was on tour with Jenny Lewis, who was featured on the album and also cameos in the video. More

Aug 11, 2016

Nice As Fuck (aka NAF), is a new band featuring Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster, and The Like's Tennessee Thomas. The band recently surprised-released their self-titled debut albumMore

Jul 28, 2016

Nice As Fuck (aka NAF), is a new band featuring Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster, and The Like's Tennessee Thomas. The band recently surprised-released their self-titled debut album. More

Jul 20, 2016

Nice as Fuck (aka NAF), is a new band featuring Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster, and The Like's Tennessee Thomas. The band recently surprised-released their self-titled debut album. Before that, they made their live debut at a Bernie Sanders benefit and went out on tour opening for M. WardMore

EZTV Announce New Album, Share “High Flying Faith” Featuring Jenny Lewis

High in Place Due Out September 30 via Captured Tracks

Jul 06, 2016

New York trio EZTV have announced a new album and shared its first single, which features Jenny LewisHigh in Place is due out September 30 via Captured Tracks. More

Jun 24, 2016

Jenny Lewis' new supergroup Nice As Fuck (which also features Erika Forster, and Tennessee Thomas) have surprise-released their self-titled album. More

Jenny Lewis’ New Band Nice as Fuck Shares First Single - “Door”

Band Also Features Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster and The Like's Tennessee Thomas

Jun 20, 2016

Jenny Lewis recently announced Nice as Fuck, a new side band with Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster and The Like's Tennessee Thomas. They made their live debut at a Bernie Sanders benefit and went out on tour opening for M. Ward. Now the band has shared their first single, "Door," via Spotify. Listen below. More

Watch Live Footage of Jenny Lewis’ New Band Nice as Fuck

Band Also Features Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster and The Like's Tennessee Thomas

May 05, 2016

Jenny Lewis recently announced Nice as Fuck, a new side band with Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster and The Like's Tennessee Thomas. They made their live debut at a Bernie Sanders benefit and have been out on tour the last week opening for M. WardMore

Apr 26, 2016

Back in January 2006 Jenny Lewis was still in Rilo Kiley when she released Rabbit Fur Coat, which was kind of her debut solo album, but also a collaboration with The Watson Twins and thus billed as an album by "Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins." More

Apr 06, 2016

Jenny Lewis, Au Revoir Simone's Erika Forster, and the Like's Tennessee Thomas have formed a new band called Nice As Fuck which will be opening for M. Ward later this month. More

Mar 24, 2016

Last week The National revealed the tracklist and release date for for their Grateful Dead tribute compilation Day Of The Dead. Now they’ve shared five songs featuring some well-known musicians: The War On Drugs' “Touch Of Grey,” Courtney Barnett’s “New Speedway Boogie,” Bruce Hornsby and Justin Vernon’s old band DeYarmond Edison's “Black Muddy River,” The National's “Morning Dew,” and Phosphorescent, Jenny Lewis and Friends cover of “Sugaree." More

Justin Vernon Is Working on New Bon Iver Music, Announces Eaux Claires Festival Line-up

Line-up Includes James Blake, Beach House, Jenny Lewis, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, a Grateful Dead Tribute Led by Members of The National, and More

Feb 11, 2016

Bon Iver's main creative force Justin Vernon said last year that there were no upcoming plans for a new Bon Iver album (the last one was released in 2011), but in a new interview with Billboard he has said that he's "no longer winding down" and promises that he's "definitely been working on music."  More

Feb 08, 2016

Back in January 2006 Jenny Lewis was still in Rilo Kiley when she released Rabbit Fur Coat, which was kind of her debut solo album, but also a collaboration with The Watson Twins and thus billed as an album by "Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins." More

Watch Jenny Lewis and St. Vincent Cover Deee-Lite’s “Groove is in the Heart” Live

At the Trans-Pecos Festival in Texas St. Vincent Also Plays on Some of Lewis’ Songs

Sep 28, 2015

Jenny Lewis performed at the Trans-Pecos Festival of Music and Love in Marfa, Texas last Thursday and brought a special guest onstage, St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark). Clark played drums on Lewis' "Just One of the Guys," collaborated with Lewis on the unreleased song "Girl on Girl," and performed her own song "Cheerleader." The set ended with a cover of Deee-Lite's "Groove is in the Heart."  More

Sep 21, 2015

Back in January 2006 Jenny Lewis was still in Rilo Kiley when she released Rabbit Fur Coat, which was kind of her debut solo album, but also a collaboration with The Watson Twins and thus billed as an album by "Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins." In honor of the album's upcoming 10th anniversary, Lewis is prepping a deluxe remastered vinyl reissue of the album.  More

Aug 29, 2015

On August 26, Jenny Lewis performed her final Voyager show at The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. More

Jul 23, 2015

Jenny Lewis and her longtime boyfriend/Jenny & Johnny collaborator Johnathan Rice have written music for films before, including the Anne Hathaway starrer Song One, which they had a cameo in and which also featured live performances from Sharon Van Etten and Dan Deacon. More

Wilco Announces New Tour Dates; Jenny Lewis and Speedy Ortiz to Support Select Shows

New Album Star Wars Still Available as a Free Download

Jul 20, 2015

Fresh from releasing a surprise free album last ThursdayWilco have announced a slew of new tour dates. They run from the beginning of August to the end of September. Support on select dates will come from Jenny Lewis, Speedy Oritz, Vetiver, and William Tyler. More

Watch: Jenny Lewis – “She’s Not Me” Video with Fred Armisen, Feist, and Vanessa Bayer

Lewis Spoofs Her Formal Child Actor Days, Video Also Features Zosia Mamet and Leo Fitzpatrick

May 27, 2015

Jenny Lewis' fantastic new video for "She's Not Me" does an amazing job sending up Lewis' previous life as a child actor and she's got some great guest stars in on the joke, including Fred Armisen, Feist, Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer, Girls' Zosia Mamet, and Leo Fitzpatrick (Kids, Bully, Storytelling). More

Watch: Jenny Lewis on Vanessa Bayer’s “Sound Advice” Web Series

"Now I'm sad enough to write one of your albums."

May 26, 2015

Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer also stars in the Above Average web series Sound Advice, in which she plays Janessa Slater, a terrible publicist/media coach who gives bad advice to various musicians who play themselves. More

Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola Reteam for Christmas Special with Jenny Lewis, Phoenix, and More

Watch the Teaser Trailer for A Very Murray Christmas, To Air on Netflix This December

May 22, 2015

As Bill Murray mentioned on his final ever interview on The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, the comedian legend has a Christmas special coming on Netflix this December.  More

Apr 17, 2015

During the first weekend of Coachella, Jenny Lewis treated fans to a brand new song called, "Girl on Girl." More

Jenny Lewis Announces New Tour Dates

Including New Shows with Ryan Adams

Jan 30, 2015

Continuing support of her much-lauded new album The VoyagerJenny Lewis has announced a brand new stretch of tour dates. More

Jan 26, 2015

Over the weekend Jenny Lewis was featured on the latest episode of Austin City Limits. More

Jan 23, 2015

This Sunday, PBS will air Jenny Lewis’ Austin City Limits episode.  More

Exclusive Premiere: Jenny Lewis & Johnathan Rice Behind-the-Scenes of ‘Song One’

‘Song One’ Features Original Music by Lewis & Rice, Opens January 23

Dec 23, 2014

Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice (a.k.a. Jenny & Johnny) composed original songs for the film. In this exclusive clip, Lewis and Rice work in the studio with actor Ben Rosenfield to capture the perfect take on their track, “Marble Song.” More

Under the Radar Announces Best of 2014 Issue with St. Vincent on the Cover

Issue 52 Also Includes Interviews with Jenny Lewis, The War on Drugs, James Franco, Ariel Pink vs. Panda Bear, Jason Schwartzman vs. Real Estate, the Cast of The Walking Dead, "Weird Al" Yankovic, The Flaming Lips, Sharon Van Etten, and More.

Dec 19, 2014

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the Best of 2014 Issue, which is about to hit newsstands and will be out all of January and February. It features St. Vincent on the cover and interviews with some of the artists behind 2014's best albums. More

Watch: Jenny Lewis and Ryan Adams Play “Kimmel”

The Voyager is out now on Warner Bros

Dec 19, 2014

Last night Jenny Lewis stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform Voyager cuts “She’s Not Me” and (as a web exclusive) “One of the Guys.” More

Dec 08, 2014

Over the weekend Jenny Lewis kicked off a select set of joint shows alongside Ryan Adams, who served as producer for the majority of Lewis' latest LP, The Voyager. More

Listen To A Song From Jenny Lewis’ Film Score

Song One In Theaters January 23

Dec 04, 2014

Jenny Lewis and longtime collaborator Jonathan Rice have scored the upcoming film Song One starring Anne Hathaway and  Johnny Flynn. Ahead of its January 23 release, a song from the soundtrack is available to stream. More

Nov 11, 2014

Last night Jenny Lewis brought her rainbow pantsuit and soothing folk pop to Late Night With Seth Myers More

Jenny Lewis Extends Tour Into November

Richmond, Vegas, Philly, Atlanta, NYC, Ithaca, Mexico, and Elsewhere – She’s Coming Your Way

Sep 10, 2014

Jenny Lewis has added some tour dates. If you're a fan and live in places like Richmond, Atlanta, Philly, NYC, Ithaca, Vegas, and a few others then get ready to do "the frug" or "the Robocop." More

Watch: Jenny Lewis on “Conan”

Performs "Just One of the Guys"

Aug 19, 2014

Continuing to make the rounds on the late night circuit promoting her brand new solo LP, The VoyagerJenny Lewis was welcomed as the musical guest on Conan last night. More

Aug 11, 2014

Check out photos from Day three of the Outside Lands, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA on August 10, 2014. We sent photographer Robert Redfield down to capture the action. Click here to view the full gallery.Plus some bonus photos here! And bonus behind-the-scenes photo here. More

Jenny Lewis’ “The Voyager” Gets its Own Wine

Like Wine and Cheese For Your Ears

Jul 31, 2014

Jenny Lewis’ new album The Voyager didn’t have to age like a fine wine—it’s been paired with one. More

Watch: Jenny Lewis on “The Tonight Show”

Performs "Just One of the Guys"

Jul 29, 2014

With her highly anticipated new solo album The Voyager finally seeing release today Jenny Lewis kicked the celebration off a bit early last night by appearing as the musical guest on Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show. More

Watch: Elizabeth Olsen Covers Rilo Kiley

Very Good Girls In Theaters July 25, With Music by Jenny Lewis

Jul 23, 2014

Jenny Lewis scored the upcoming film Very Good Girls, which starts Elizabeth Olsen and Dakota Fanning. In this clip, Olsen plays an open-mic version of Rilo Kiley's "Go Ahead" from Take Offs And Landings. More

Jul 21, 2014

Next week on July 29 singer/songwriter Jenny Lewis will release her third solo album The Voyager. More

Jul 15, 2014

Poised to release The Voyager, her first solo album since 2008's Acid TongueJenny Lewis has premiered a new music video featuring her lead single "Just One of the Guys." It stars Anne Hathaway, Kristen Stewart, and Brie Larson.  More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, and More

Plus New Tracks from Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne, Twin Peaks, Laetitia Sadier, We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Others

Jul 11, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by alt-J, Jenny Lewis, Bat For Lashes, Jessie Ware, Jeff Tweedy, Cut Copy, Anna Calvi and David Byrne (covering Connan Mockasin), Twin Peaks, Cassie Ramone (ex-Vivian Girls), Laetitia Sadier (ex-Stereolab), We Were Promised Jetpacks, Speedy Ortiz, Generationals, and more. Look no further, your Friday and weekend playlist is here. More

Listen: Jenny Lewis - “The Voyager”

The Voyager Out July 29

Jul 08, 2014

Jenny Lewis has released another new song from her upcoming solo LP The Voyager. It's the title track, and it's a somber acoustic ballad with instrumental swells and a theme of self-discovery and resolution. More

Jun 10, 2014

The Big Apple's annual outdoor music festival took place June 6th through 9th, 2014, on Randall's Island. Jack White, Vampire Weekend, Grimes, Phoenix, Interpol, Spoon, Janelle Monae, Jenny Lewis, and many others played to large, sweaty NYC crowds, and photographer Robert Kidd was there to cover the action.

Check out his photos of day one here, and days two and three hereMore

Jun 06, 2014

Next month Jenny Lewis will release her third solo album album The Voyager. More

Jun 04, 2014

On July 25, Very Good Girls, the directorial debut of Naomi Foner, will hit theaters.  More

Jun 03, 2014

On July 29 Jenny Lewis will return with her third solo album The Voyager. More

Jenny Lewis Shares Details of New Album, “The Voyager”

Features Production Work by Ryan Adams, Beck

May 19, 2014

Last week Jenny Lewis officially announced the release of The Voyager, her first proper solo album since 2008's Acid Tongue. More

May 15, 2014

It seems Jenny Lewis has a new album on the way. More

Jan 13, 2014

Last night saw the season three premiere of HBO's Girls. More

Dec 18, 2013

Last night metal veterans Megadeth stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! to promote their newest album Super ColliderMore

Jenny Lewis Announces Select California Shows

Including Neil Young’s 27th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert

Sep 06, 2013

Recently involved in a bout of recording with Ryan Adams, Jenny Lewis has announced plans for a select number of performances across California. More

Jenny Lewis Collaborating on New Music With Ryan Adams

Watch Instagram Footage of Their Sessions

Aug 20, 2013

Recently finishing up her commitments with Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello as part of their recent reunion tour with The Postal ServiceJenny Lewis its seems has turned her attention back to her own musical endeavors. More

Jun 04, 2013

Singer/songwriters Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice have revealed that they will be contributing original music to be used in upcoming romantic drama called Song One. More

May 10, 2013

Next month HBO's sexualized vampire soap opera True Blood returns with a new season.  More

Jenny Lewis Confirms Vocals On New Postal Service Tracks

Sings on "Turn Around" and "A Tattered Line of String"

Feb 07, 2013

This April The Postal Service will reissue a special deluxe edition of their hit album Give Up, featuring two completely unheard tracks "Turn Around" and "A Tattered Line of String." More

Jenny Lewis Scores a Film, Finishes Up a New Solo Album

Very Good Girls Currently Looking For A Distributor

Jan 24, 2013

Despite catching our ear remarks to Billboard that, she has “a spring tour I can't talk today about with one of my bands,” Jenny Lewis has enough on her plate to keep us from guessing if she means Postal Service or Rilo Kiley. More

Jul 19, 2012

Proving a rolling stone gathers no moss, Jenny Lewis is determined to be everywhere as of late. The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman has a variety of projects in the works. More

Jenny Lewis Cancels Tour

Also Cancels Bridge School Benefit Appearances

Oct 11, 2011

Jenny Lewis, who recently had a cameo on Gossip Girl, has cancelled her upcoming West Coast tour. The Rilo Kiley/Jenny and Johnny songstress was due to play some solo dates this month.  More

Sep 26, 2011

Jenny Lewis and Jonathan Rice—who perform together as Jenny and Johnny—will appear on tonight’s season premiere of Gossip Girl. In addition to playing themselves on screen, the duo’s tune “My Pet Snakes” will be featured on the soundtrack. More

Sep 28, 2010

Jenny and Johnny (aka real life couple Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice) have announced a Halloween show on October 31st at the Parish at House of Blues in New Orleans. "Costumes encouraged!" says their newsletter blast. They also have a NYC show and U.K. tour dates in the works. We have the details. More

Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice Are “Having Fun Now”

Is This Their Album Cover and Title?

Jun 08, 2010

It's already been revealed that Rilo Kiley frontwoman and solo artist Jenny Lewis and her longtime boyfriend (and solo artist in his own right) Johnathan Rice are releasing an album together under the name Jenny and Johnny. Well we've just received a cryptic message from their publicist. All that was included in the email was the jpeg in this post, that we can only presume to be Jenny and Johnny's album cover, along with a subject line that read "I'm Having Fun Now." More

Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice Announce Collaboration

Jenny and Johnny to Tour This September

May 28, 2010

Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis and her boyfriend, singer/songwriter Johnathan Rice, have announced the formation of the duo Jenny and Johnny. More

May 13, 2010

Sad but true, sometimes you can have too much of a good thing. Well, sad for us that is. Swamped with back issues—which I’m all sure we can agree is a good thing—Under the Radar is passing them on to you with a sale on selected issues. The question is, can you have too much of a good thing? We're offering two dollars off most available back issues! More

Vampire Weekend, Jenny Lewis, Grizzly Bear, Tegan & Sara Make Crafts For Haiti

Contributors Also Include: Fleet Foxes, M. Ward, Feist, Conor Obest, Aziz Ansari, Devendra Banhart, and many others

Mar 10, 2010

Haiti is still recovering from January's devastating earthquake. Aiding the recovery efforts is a group of musicians and artists who are auctioning off exclusive items to benefit the nation. The project, called Crafts For a Cause, is spearheaded by Binki Shapiro of Little Joy and will go live on March 15th. Among the items up for bidding, an original song by Mark Ronson, a camera painted by Drew Barrymore, and a shirt designed by M. Ward. Other artists involved include: Jenny Lewis, Tegan & Sara, Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Fleet Foxes, Feist, Conor Obest, Aziz Ansari, Devendra Banhart, Cat Power, Daft Punk, Natalie Portman, The Strokes, and many others. More

Jenny Lewis and Friends to Play Haiti Benefit Show in Los Angeles

Song Circle For Haiti to Benefit Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children

Jan 22, 2010

Jenny Lewis and friends are scheduled to perform Song Circle for Haiti, a benefit show for earthquake victims. Tickets are available now. More

Who’s on Under the Radar’s Best of the Decade Cover? Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard is.

The Final Cover is Revealed, As is the Rest of the Issue's Content

Dec 11, 2009

Under the Radar's Best of the Decade Issue will be hitting stores on December 18th. The cover features five notable indie musicians from different bands all photographed together. Every day this week we have been revealing a different cover artist building up to today's reveal of the final cover. More

Who’s on Under the Radar’s Best of the Decade Cover? Jenny Lewis is.

One of the Five Cover Artists to Be Revealed Each Day This Week

Dec 10, 2009

Under the Radar's Best of the Decade Issue will be hitting stores on December 18th. The cover features five notable indie musicians from different bands all photographed together. Every day this week we will be revealing a different cover artist until the final cover is revealed this Friday. More

Coachella 2009 Day Two Features Strong Sets from M.I.A., Jenny Lewis, and Fleet Foxes

Fans storm M.I.A.'s stage and Glasvegas cancel due to a hospitalized singer

Apr 20, 2009

Day two of Coachella 2009 failed to top day one, in part because of a weak headliner. But the second day did feature strong sets from M.I.A., Jenny Lewis, and Fleet Foxes. Fans storm M.I.A.'s stage and Glasvegas cancel due to a hospitalized singer. More


Interviews

Jenny Lewis

The Slowest Moving Train

Feb 25, 2015

Enjoying a brief respite before embarking for the Austin City Limits Music Festival, Jenny Lewis is sitting in what she calls the "clubhouse," a second bedroom in the hillside home in L.A. she shares with her longtime boyfriend and frequent musical collaborator Johnathan Rice. She's more or less taken over the room with various personal items, among them pieces of recording equipment, thrift store purchases, and lots of clothes. More

Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice Discuss Their “Song One” Soundtrack

New Film Features Seven Songs By Lewis & Rice

Jan 21, 2015

Song One features seven new songs written by Jenny Lewis and Johnathan Rice, a.k.a. Jenny & Johnny. (The songs are performed in the film by actors Johnny Flynn and Ben Rosenfield.) Additionally, the pair helped curate Song One’s soundtrack and select the artists who perform live in the film—including Dan Deacon, Sharon Van Etten, and the Felice Brothers. Lewis and Rice spoke with us about composing songs for fictional musicians, writing from alternate points of view, and Song One’s East Coast indie soundtrack. More

Jenny Lewis

The Storyteller

Jul 01, 2008

"I started when I was 2 1/2 years old, and when I was younger I was always very exuberant and I always showed interest in being the center of attention. So, my mother decided that she wanted to put me in acting because I was so interested in it.” – Jenny Lewis, Teen Set, 1991 More


Reviews

Jenny Lewis at KCRW’s Apogee Sessions in Santa Monica, CA

October 23rd, 2014

Oct 27, 2014

Apogee Studios in Santa Monica. 200 people. Jenny Lewis. KCRW. And us. More

The Voyager

The Voyager

Warner Bros.

Jul 29, 2014

Jenny Lewis is one of the rare non-pop artists we've had the chance to grow alongside. Some of us were first acquainted with her as far back as her childhood acting rolesshe'll always be Haley from The Wizard to mewhile many caught up with her in the late '90s with the launch of Rilo Kiley. More

Governors Ball: Jack White, Grimes, Jenny Lewis, Damon Albarn and more, June 6th - 8th, 2014

Jun 10, 2014

In its third year on Randall’s Island, New York’s Governors Ball—named for its previous setting, on Governors Island—seems to have finally found steady footing. More

Coachella 2009 Day Two

April 18th, 2009

Apr 20, 2009

Day two of Coachella 2009 failed to top day one, in part because of a weak headliner. But the second day did feature strong sets from M.I.A., Jenny Lewis, and Fleet Foxes. More