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(30 June 2004) Jennifer Marks recently released her self-titled album (Bardic Records (USA) 171002-2, 2004). This singer/songwriter has distinctive vocals, beautiful lyrics, and an engaging sound. With a degree in music and business from NYU, she quickly got involved in the music industry as an Indie artist. Jennifer Marks is her fourth album.

The first track, "Live," is featured in the new Spielberg movie, Terminal. This is not the first time her songs have been featured in films. Some of Jennifer's songs can be heard on the soundtracks of independent films including Pictures of Baby Jane Doe, starring Calista Flockhart (1995) and Snow Days, starring Bernadette Peters (2001). "Live" delivers a spicy start to the album, with an upbeat and catchy sound.

Her fresh sound ranges from the buoyancy of "Live," "Any Other Way" and "Avalanche" to the more ballad oriented "Raggedy Ann" and "Fragile." These more mellow tunes exhibit Jennifer's vulnerability and tenderness with her expressive lyrics and stunning vocals.

This pop/rock Indie artist has certainly come into her own in her latest album. Her poignant points of view come across in her songwriting and her music brings in a unique sound and a breath of fresh air. She easily hooks you with toe-tapping tunes and a most memorable sound. Jennifer Marks is a great album!

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