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Josephine Foster

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Years active  2000-present

Name  Josephine Foster
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Occupation(s)  Singer, songwriter, musician, music producer
Instruments  Guitar, harp, ukulele, piano
Associated acts  The Victor Herrero Band, Mendrugo, The Children´s Hour, Born Heller, The Supposed
Role  Singer ·
Genres  Folk music, Art song, Psychedelic rock
Record labels  Fire Records, Locust Music
Albums  Graphic as a Star, This Coming Gladness, A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, All the Leaves Are Gone, Hazel Eyes - I Will Lead You
Similar People  Diane Cluck, Born Heller, Paz Lenchantin, Larkin Grimm, Karen Dalton

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Josephine Foster (born April 19, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Colorado, United States. As an adolescent she worked as a funeral and wedding singer, and aspired to become an opera singer. After her studies she began to record demos of her own songs, resulting in the early recordings There Are Eyes Above (2000), an album of ukulele accompanied songs strongly influenced by Tin Pan Alley, and an album of children's songs, Little Life (2001).


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For several years she worked as a singing teacher in Chicago, recording and performing with a variety of musical acts on the side including Born Heller, a project with free jazz-bassist Jason Ajemian, and The Children's Hour, a pop band formed with songwriter Andrew Bar. In 2004, joined by her occasional backing band The Supposed (Brian Goodman on guitar and Rusty Peterson on drums), she released an album of psychedelic rock called All the Leaves Are Gone which has drawn comparison to Patti Smith and Jefferson Airplane.

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The songs on her first solo studio album Hazel Eyes, I Will Lead You (2005, Locust Music) evoke American folk and blues forms of the early 20th century. A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing, released in 2006, features unorthodox interpretations of 19th century German Lieder. This Coming Gladness, was released in 2008 and featured the contributions of Victor Herrero on electric guitar and percussion by Alex Neilson. In early 2009 she released an album of 27 Emily Dickinson song settings entitled Graphic as a Star with the British independent record label, Fire Records. Thereafter began her work in rural Spain, with her husband Victor Herrero collecting and arranging collections of folk songs, resulting in the recordings Anda Jaleo (a resetting of Garcia Lorca´s piano/voice transcriptions of Spanish songs), and Perlas (a selection of Spanish songs made by Foster herself) respectively.

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In 2012, she returned to Colorado to record a solo album Blood Rushing which took inspiration from local themes from her childhood such as the western geography, native rhythms, and imagined mythology. The album was recorded in a Boulder yoga studio by the Andrija Tokic. It featured the ensemble of Victor Herrero on classical and electric guitars, Paz Lenchantin on bass, Heather Trost on violin, and Ben Trimble on pueblo skin drums.

Foster released a full-length album, I'm A Dreamer on November 12, 2013, and "No More Lamps In The Morning" on February 5, 2016. The latter included two tracks setting poems by James Joyce and Rudyard Kipling to Foster's own music.

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  • 2000: There Are Eyes Above
  • 2001: Little Life
  • 2003: SOS JFK (with The Children's Hour)
  • 2004: All the Leaves Are Gone (Josephine Foster and the Supposed)
  • 2004: Born Heller (with Jason Ajemian)
  • 2005: Hazel Eyes, I Will Lead You
  • 2006: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
  • 2008: This Coming Gladness
  • 2009: Graphic as a Star
  • 2010: Anda Jaleo (with The Victor Herrero Band)
  • 2012: Perlas (with The Victor Herrero Band)
  • 2012: Blood Rushing
  • 2013: I'm A Dreamer
  • 2016 "No More Lamps In The Morning"
  • References

    Josephine Foster Wikipedia