A cult above the rest: Jenny Lewis - The Music Week Interview

Mark Sutherland

Jenny Lewis is contemplating why, despite being one of the most critically acclaimed and downright treasured songwriters of the last 25 years, she’s never tasted mainstream success.

“I may have a little bit of the indie rock self-defeating, foot-shooting thing,” she concedes. “You’re talking to your girl that changed a [Rilo Kiley] song that should have been called Bad News to Portions For Foxes. Terrible idea! I wanted the poetry but everyone was like, ‘You’re crazy’.

“It’s just part of ...

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