Thanks for the understanding most of you have had for the loss of my partner. The situation was unexpected and has not been easy, but I am better. I have been very busy since, with the aftermath and work, so I really haven't had the time or desire to post here. But I do check occasionally and will try to update requested links when I get a chance. No idea when or if I'll get to new posts, but you never know. He did support this blog, so maybe I'll get back to it. Thanks for your patience.

If you wish to download an album off of this blog and the link is dead, please request it either in the comments or the Chat Box and I will reupload it as soon as possible. :)

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Friday, April 4, 2008

Jane Jensen - Comic Book Whore (1996), Burner (2002) & My Rockabye (2007) TRIPLE POST!!!

Now for something a little different, pop with a heavier edge. Jane Jensen was part of odd, alt-trance industrial group Oxygiene 23 when Nine Inch Nails eventually blew up. Major labels scrambled for any act that had even the remotest similarity to NIN, their prerequisite being basically synthy, danceable, melodic hard rock (see Dink, Filter, Marilyn Manson, Gravity Kills, Garbage, etc.). Jane appeared to be the female answer to NIN's Trent Reznor. She had experience in and a taste for synth-edged pop rock with a hint of industrial bombast, and wrote catchy melodies. Nine Inch Nails' label Interscope snatched her up and released this, her only major label album. The first single "More Than I Can" got some play on alternative radio and the video was also in rotation, showcasing her pretty, innocent-looking image. The song merged Jane's girlish vocals and pop sensibility with a crunchy synth backbeat, leaving a sweet AND sour taste. Her next single and video "Luv Song", which was even poppier, failed to get the same attention, especially in a market that now seemed over-saturated with these industrial pop acts. She began recording her follow-up, Burner, with the label, but ended up releasing it on her own label, Autozen, in 2000. In 2007 she released another more old-school pop-rock album titled My Rockabye on her label, and continues to pursue her passion for music.















Video for More Than I Can

Video for Luv Song

Download Comic Book Whore


1 More Than I Can
2 Luv Song
3 King
4 Cowboy
5 Highway 90
6 Listen
7 Blank Sugar
8 Dream Ridiculous Implausible
9 Clumsy
10 Superstar
11 Be Just Sound

Download Burner

1 Fast Girl U.S.A.
2 Burner
3 Miss You
4 Candy & Razor Blades
5 Happiness
6 Rock That
7 Save The World
8 Illuminate
9 Sick Of Losing
10 Immortal
11 Perfect
12 Angel

Download My Rockabye

1 Bee
2 Bedtime Baby
3 Junkyard
4 Jim Jones
5 Lovers
6 Sweet Child
7 Rollin' In
8 New Love
9 Divorce
10 Last Dance
11 Okay Children Gather Around
12 Saturday Night

11 comments:

  1. How funny! Jane used to be my roommate in Chicago!

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  2. Awesome! Is she as cool as she seems?

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  3. She is totally sweet. And gorgeous, of course. Haven't seen her in years, though...

    Incidentally, she also starred in a crazy film called "Tromeo & Juliet". Worth seeing, if you're in the right frame of mind. If ya know what I mean!

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  4. The link here goes to Jessy Moss' album.

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  5. Thanks for letting me know! I'll fix it ASAP!

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  6. Can you plz reupload this album, My Rockabye and The Privateer? Cant find them anywhere =\ Thx in advance!

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    1. I've reupped and added the other two albums to the post. ;)

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  7. Looks like track 1 (More Than I Can) of Comic Book Whore album is missing

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    1. You're right. It's been reupped. :)

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