Jane Weaver: Her recent single is lowkey electronic, psychedelic folk

Jane Weaver's recent single is pretty good, in a lowkey sort of way

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First off, who is Jane Weaver? Jane Weaver is a British musician and singer-songwriter known for her work in the indie, electronic and psychedelic folk genres. Born in 1972, in Liverpool, England, she has been active in the music scene since the 1990s. Weaver has released several albums, showcasing her versatility and experimentation with different musical styles. One of her notable albums is The Silver Globe, released in 2014, which received critical acclaim for its psychedelic and electronic elements, and inspired by the 1988 film On the Silver Globe by Andrzej Żuławski. Overall, she has 14+ albums.

Weaver's music often combines folk influences with electronic and experimental sounds, creating a unique and captivating sonic landscape. Regarding her 2023 single, "Love In Constant Spectacle" (available below), Jane Weaver explained:
"It’s about searching for joy, wanting to love and feel loved, then uncovering it in unusual places and in the smallest, hidden things in life...Magnified under rocks and stones, it explores connecting with nature and your surroundings as opposed to other people – focusing on autonomy, new beginnings and feeling bewitched."

Stray facts about Jane Weaver

  • Her lyrics are often delivered in a semi-detached manner, perhaps reminiscent of David Bowie.
  • Weaver composes her own material, at least most of the time.
  • She has a record label named Bird Records, affiliated with Twisted Nerve Records, which makes her a bit of an entrepreneur.
  • Before she was more of a solo artist, Jane Weaver was part of the Britpop group Kill Laura, as well the folktronica project Misty Dixon. She has also collaborated with indie pop singer-songwriter Badly Drawn Boy.

To get the latest information, including any new releases or projects, I recommend checking more recent sources like her official website, social media profiles, or music news outlets such as AudioPhix!

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