“I urge you to give this a listen. This is contemporary songwriting and performing at it’s best”Maverick
Jennifer Crook returns to The Stables as part of a UK tour to celebrate the release of her highly anticipated new album The Broken Road Back Home. With a stellar band she brings an exciting new musical landscape to a set of songs that encompass themes of perseverance, overcoming, and holding onto hope through darker times. Jennifer’s classic songwriting - with its poignant mix of hope and experience - is both timeless and right on time.
Jennifer’s collaborations include Boo Hewerdine, Eddi Reader and Nashville’s Darrell Scott, touring with Snow Patrol, Declan O’Rourke and many others. She has worked with producers like Stephen W Taylor (Kate Bush) at Real World Studios, appeared live in session for The Bob Harris Show and was invited to contribute to Girl with Guitar on BBC Radio 2 celebrating the work of Joni Mitchell. In 2020, Jennifer’s atmospheric single Sea Glass was described as ‘deeply poignant’ by Fatea and received national airplay. “I absolutely love that” Mark Radcliffe, The Folk Show, BBC Radio 2.
The new album was co-produced with multi-platinum recording engineer/producer Stuart Bruce (Band Aid, Van Morrison, Art Garfunkel, Madeleine Peyroux, to name a few), who also plays bass in the band, along with Joe Coombs on electric guitars (Yola, Jaime Wyatt, Annie Keating) and award-winning drummer Rob Brian (Goldfrapp, Loreena McKennitt, Siouxsie Sioux) - this will be an evening you won’t want to miss.
Jennifer’s songs remind us that there is beauty to be found in the broken places and love is always showing us the way home.