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“Just heard and saw the future of folk music…must be heard and appreciated in absolute silence…Her songwriting is stunning.” - The Revue
“Townsend’s new EP, The History and the Heart of It, [is] a potently wrought collection of poems born out of her bones.” - B-Sides & Badlands
“Incredibly powerful, gorgeous voice…truly speaks to the soul.” - Two Story Melody
“Kimberly Townsend’s the real deal…[she] uses her entire body as an instrument, giving a sense of complexity and magic to songs founded upon the straightforward truth.” - Adobe and Teardrops
“Townsend captures your attention with her earthy sound and penetrating lyrics.” - Staccatofy
NYC based singer/songwriter Kimberly Townsend’s lyric-driven, emotive songs captivate, inspire, and console. A blend of folk, soul, and indie pop, Townsend’s sound is often compared to Brandi Carlile and Sara Bareilles. Through a powerful songwriting lens and strong, expansive vocals, she offers an earthy, visceral, intimate spin on telling a story through song.
Townsend's songs explore vulnerability, pain, and how this life feels. She writes to heal and ground herself, and she shares them to help you feel things. Her most recent work explores the weight of getting lost and feeling stuck, and the empowering release that comes from finding one's way again.
Townsend's debut album, The History and the Heart of It, released on January 18, 2019.
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