The voice and the guitar is like a match made in heaven”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS in Danish music magazine GAFFA!

The new album, Tenderly (feat. Gilad Hekselman) has had a great take-off since it´s release on Dec 1st 2017:

💥 Top 5 BEST VOCAL RELEASE 2017 by The New York City Jazz Record! ✨🍾💫

💥 5 STARS in GAFFA, a major Danish music magazine, by Ivan Rod!

💥 4,5 STARS out of 5 in ALL ABOUT JAZZ  by Jakob Bækgaard + on his TOP 10 BEST RELEASES 2017! 

💥 4 HEARTS in Politiken, major Danish Newspaper by Christian Munch-Hansen!

SHORT BIO

LILLY is a singer, songwriter and producer from Denmark 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 in March 2016 she released her third album and the first with lyrics in Danish. It was titled Menneskeblomst, a selfinvented word that means Humanflower. The album was made in close collaboration with the highly praised Swedish multiinstrumentalist Gustaf Ljunggren. 

On December 1st 2017  LILLY released her fourth album, Tenderly (feat. Gilad Hekselman). It is a jazz/crossover duo-album with the wonderful and critically acclaimed guitarist, Gilad Hekselman, and for the first time Lilly will exclusively intereprete songs by others. The album consist of both known and less known jazstandards of composers like Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington and Charlie Haden, a song of the British singer/songwriter Nick Drake and a small medley of a traditional folksong from Åland, Vem Kan Segla, (here sung in Danish ) and the Henry Mancini song Whistling Away The Dark. 
 
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.

I am touched and deeply impressed by Lillys new album, Tenderly... So touched and impressed, that I have to say, that Tenderly is not only Lillys best release until date, but one of the recent years best Danish vocaljazzalbums!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 STARS in Danish music magazine GAFFA. The link here to full review in Danish. Please go to REVIEWS to read English translation.

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NEWS

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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 lillysongs.com/music you can find links to various…

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NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!


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
 
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NEW ALBUM release on March 11, 2016

Dear all! I am very happy to announce that my new and third album, Menneskeblomst, soon is about to be released.

It will happen on Friday, March 11 2016.

Menneskeblomst, is a Danish word I made up. Literally traslated it means Humanflower.
It wil be my first album with Danish lyrics.

It features three incredible musicians.
The multiinstrumentalist, Gustaf Ljunggren (S), who also recorded and produced the album with me.
Anders AC Christensen (DK) on doublebass and Lew Soloff (US) on trumpet.

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