First Look: Kristeen Young's "Fantastic Failure"

6.3.2011

By Noah Michelson


Kristeen Young
, one of the most unique and talented singer-songwriters we've ever come across, is currently setting up shop at a handful of venues across the country in support of her most recent release, her V the Volcanic EP.

The EP, which features seven new tracks including our favorite, "I'll Get You Back," is somewhat of a departure from Young's last album, Music for Strippers, Hookers, and the Odd On-Looker, which had a more straightforward rock feel anchored by her weapon of choice, the piano. On V the Volcanic, Young thrillingly experiments with synths and beats, like on the first single, "Fantastic Failure," (below) without divorcing herself from her previous trademark sound and the songs feel like smartly evolved new material rather than feeling forced or like poorly executed experiments.

Kristeen Young will play Pianos in NYC on June 7 (and every other Tuesday in June) at 8pm. For more details head to her official website or www.pianosnyc.com. To purchase V the Volcanic, head to iTunes.

To read more about Kristeen Young, head to Out.com.

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