NPR First Listen features Dark Place

Have your first taste of Jessie's new album courtesy of NPR Music! Stream Dark Place in its entirety now on NPR!

Musically, Dark Place has an introverted quality. Swift shrouds Baylin in lush, stylized strains of orchestral ‘60s pop a la Nancy Sinatra, as well as coolly atmospheric ‘90s dream-pop, rife with icy synth pads, gauzy reverb and lacerating guitar tones. At the center of it, Baylin is artfully, magnetically elusive, sounding as though she’s choosing to keep the deepest, most ineffable depths of her emotions to herself — profoundly moved by motherhood, but not defined by it. What a gift to give a daughter.
— Jewly Hight, NPR Music

Pre-Order Dark Place now!

Jessie's new album Dark Place, produced by Richard Swift is available for pre-order now. When you pre-order on iTunes, get "Creepers (Young Love)" and "To Hell And Back" instantly!


Jessie Featured in T Magazine

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Jessie's cover of Bette Midler’s 1972 hit “Do You Want to Dance,” is featured in T Magazine:


Explaining why she chose it, Baylin said that it was a favorite of her mom’s, which she often used to open her sets during her cover band days in Jersey when she was just a kid. “It’s always been on my mind as something I’d love to cover,” she says. “It always blew me away to hear her sing it.”

Listen to the song here.


"Creepers" Premieres in Elle Magazine

Jessie's brand new song "Creepers (Young Love)" from her forthcoming album Dark Place had its exclusive debut via Elle Magazine

Photo by Michael Carney

Photo by Michael Carney

The slow-strutting song, Baylin says, was inspired by "strange desires. Everyone has that person that's a bit of a creeper but also drawing you in with this sort of strange fascination and attraction. That feeling can stick with you in your life even when you think that you've moved on from it."

Read the full story and listen to the song here.