A longtime backup singer with Leonard Cohen and in celebrations of his music, Julie Christensen's also sung with Lou Reed and Van Dyke Parks and she co-lead rockers Divine Horsemen. Her solo albums are a soulful hybrid of roots and folk. "One of the truer singers you'll ever hear." LA WEEKLY A new album,"Weeds Like Us" (May 2012) is an Americana offering with a soulful group of songs, it features some of the best musicians working in the business today, and is a roots-driven roller coaster ride for the unlucky, brave, and tough. "Great Plains Soul"