BARB JUNGR NEWS
Barb releases new CD
Hard Rain - The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen
Released on 24th March 2014 on her own label Kristalyn Records through Absolute Marketing.
Hard Rain is produced by Simon Wallace and featuring the superb musicianship of Gary Hammond, Neville Malcolm, Steve Watts, Clive Bell and Richard Olatunde Baker.
Available at all major record stores and online at iTunes, Amazon and all other major site from 24th March 2014
New video - The Making Of Hard Rain
Barb Jungr's contemporary arrangement of the songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen was eighteen months in the making - and here she explains what went into her hard hitting album Hard Rain, featuring their political and philosophical songs. Film by Matt Lynch.
Barb Jungr featured in the Independent on Sunday (14 April 2013)
How singer-songwriter coped with the death of her ex-husband and two sisters in the space of two years to became 'our greatest living interpreter of Bob Dylan'
Barb featured in London's Time Out magazine (July 2013)
Interview by By Ben Walters
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Barb's new CD - Stockport To Memphis (Naim Jazz) is the superb new album from the magnificent, mesmerising and magical Barb Jungr, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of song.
The greatest musical thing to come out of Rochdale since Gracie Fields Matthew Sweet, BBC 3
One of the best interpreters of Jacques Brel and Bob Dylan anywhere on this angst ridden planet today. Village Voice, New York
Time Out New York - Best Cabaret CD of the Year 2010
Once again Barb featured in Time Out New York's best of the year 2010 with Best Cabaret CD of the Year - Barb Jungr, The Men I Love. The superb English singer showed off her infinite variety with lush, insightful reinventions of songs by Dylan, Springsteen, Cohen and more.
Best Cabaret 2008 - Time Out New York
No 2 Best Cabaret 2009 - Time Out New York for ‘The Men I Love’ at The Café Carlyle
Nightlife Award for Outstanding Cabaret Vocalist 2008
Backstage Award for Best International Artist 2003
Bob Dylan, jazz, northern soul, Nina Simone and continental Europe’s cabaret music perform a subtle dance in Jungr’s consciousness. The Guardian
A fantastic English singer... I was just amazed by her voice...
Jeremy Irons - Desert Island Discs
Possibly our best interpreter of Dylan’s songs. Billy Bragg
Brings the same creativity for reinterpretation and re-examination that Ella Fitzgerald brought to Cole Porter.
The Wall Street Journal