LILLY - Singer, Songwriter, Composer & Producer

Lilly is a singer, songwriter, composer and producer who has received great reviews for making evocative songs of a rare kind and with a personal expression and sound. Her inspirations and influences are many and goes across genres like jazz, singer-songwriter, folk(lore) and pop. Her origins also cross borders, with a mother from Japan and a father from Denmark.  She has released two highly acclaimed albums with lyrics in English, Before The Crossing (2005), Love Is A Sound (2009) and on March 11, 2016 she released her third album, and the first with lyrics in Danish, titled Menneskeblomst,  a selfinvented word that means Humanflower.
Lilly has played, recorded and collaborated with some of the finest, most talented and versatile creative musicians in Scandinavia, Europe and US.  Among others Lew Soloff (US), Aaron Parks (US), Gilad Hekselman (ISR), Gustaf Ljunggren (S), Anders AC Christensen (DK), Jonas Berg (S), Jeppe Kjellberg (DK), Thommy Andersson (S), Krister Jonsson (S), Michael Finding (DK) and others.

Lilly Spellbounds! A rare and beautiful listening experience ”

— About the album Love Is A Sound (2009) ***** 5 out of 6 stars in Jydske Vestkysten

...rarely have I heard a small group of musicians get so much sound out of a number of simple compositions...a delicate and excellent album ”

— Jacob Hassing, Jazzspecial (about the album Menneskeblomst that was highlighted in the review section of the magazine)

More great reviews in the tab About>Reviews

Video of the month / March

In September 2015 I decided to make and share a video to each of my 12 songs from my new album, Menneskeblomst, and share it for about a month. You can read more about my experiment and find more videos in the tab Media>videos.


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Updates on reviews & and a little peaceful song...

Dear all, 
Better late than never....! Last week I found out that my latest album, Menneskeblomst, had been recommended in JAZZ Special, a Danish musicmagazine this summer. Furthermore it was a thorough and very nice review, which made me really happy :) So I am just here now to share the discovery with you, and to let you know that I also added some other reviews as well to my website of all of my three albums. You can read reviews here.

Also, if you missed my newsblog-update the last time...then it´s now…

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Lilly´s latest album, Menneskeblomst, now available on streaming services!

Hello everybody! It´s been a while and I have been taking a really long break from almost any updates and involvements on social medias since my last release in March. But, I am back on this fast-train-track and will feed you with some surprises soon that might compensate for my time off here ;)

To begin with I can announce that my latest album release, Menneskeblomst, is now available on streaming services like Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify etc.
On my website you can find links to various…

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Dear all! Today, Friday March 11, is the official release date of my third album, Menneskeblomst (Humanflower). The chapter of it's creation is now complete and I will release it and let it go out on its own into the world. I feel so fortunate and happy to have had the assistance of three outstanding musicians and really nice human beings during the making of it. Gustaf Ljunggren (S), Anders AC Christensen (DK) and Lew Soloff (US) - THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing your great talents and nice company! ❤️❤️❤️…

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PRE-ORDER of my New Album, Menneskeblomst, is available now!

Dear all! 
My NEW ALBUM, Menneskeblomst,
will be released two weeks from today on
Friday March 11, 2016!

But, you can PRE-ORDER it now
as a  digital download here at iTunes 
& as a CD at Gateway Music Shop 

The album features these three incredible musicians:
Gustaf Ljunggren (S) on various guitars/stringinstruments, piano etc. -  (C.V. Jørgensen, Sofia Karlsson, Randi Laubek a.o.)
Anders AC Christensen (DK) on doublebass (The Raveonettes, Paul Motian, Jakob Bro, Hess/AC/Hess,  Nikolaj Nørlund a.o)
Lew Soloff (US) on…

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UnderCOVER Cat

The cd´s for my new album, Menneskeblomst, arrived yesterday!
A big shout out to my dear friend Matthew McLemore who made all the beautiful artwork!

One of the two cats in the house was curious at first and then went undercover and back to sleeping again - not killed by curiosity ;-) #curiosity-killed-the-cat

Stay tuned!

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