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Jenny Wilson (born October 20, 1975) is a Swedish singer-songwriter. She founded the band First Floor Power in 1997 and released two albums, There Is Hope and Nerves, before leaving the band to go solo around 2004. She studied graphic design at Konstfack for one year. Her music has a distinct style influenced by electro.
Jenny Wilson was signed to The Knife's Rabid Records, and was a guest vocalist on The Knife's album Deep Cuts on the song You Take My Breath Away which is about The Knife's Karin Dreijer Andersson going to a First Floor Power show. Wilson is also featured in the music video for the song.
Wilson's debut solo album Love and Youth was released in 2005 in Sweden and then, in August 2006, in Australia on Hussle Recordings' album imprint (later to launch independently as etcetc). The first single from the album, Summertime – The Roughest Time, received extensive airplay on Triple J.
In November 2006, Wilson appeared on Robyn's promotional The Rakamonie EP, featuring in a live recording of the song List of Demands.
On February 25, 2009, Wilson self-released her second solo album Hardships! on CD and vinyl.
In January 2010 Wilson won a European Border Breakers Award for her international success.
In 2011 Wilson released her third album Blazing; a re-recorded counterpart to her previous album Hardships!
In the summer of 2010 Jenny Wilson was diagnosed with breast cancer. After undergoing chemotherapy she is now in remission.
Wilson made a short film Beyond that Wasteland with director Daniel Wirtberg in 2011; it was filmed in Iceland and premiered in Sweden in October 2012.
Wilson began work on her fourth album Demand The Impossible in 2012 after finishing a Scandinavian tour for her previous album Blazing. However, she then found out that her cancer had returned. She continued to work on the new album whilst undergoing treatment and then during the recovery process. Demand The Impossible was released in 2013.
In 2018 Wilson announced her fifth album, Exorcism, released on 23 March.
Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward Single
- The Soup
- Ghost Station
- My History
- Mean Bone
- The Future
- University of My Soul
- Battle With God
- Restless Wind
- Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward (live)
- Common Around Here (live)
- Bitter? No, I Just Love to Complain (live)
- Love and Youth (live)
- Hey, Whats the Matter? (live)
- Summer Time, the Roughest Time (live)
- Crazy Summer (live)
- Would I Play With My Band (live)
- A Hesitating Cloud of Despair (live)
- You Take My Breath Away
- A Brief Story
- Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward (radio edit)
- A Hesitating Cloud of Despair
- Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward (The Knife remix)
- Would I Play With My Band?
- Let My Shoes Lead Me Forward - Joachime Remix
- Only Here For The Fight
- Porcelain Castle