"Swain’s lyrics hold a hidden humor, both in the occasional over-dramatics and in the inherent relatable quality to them — something that brings the listener deeper, settling in with their demons."Read More
Growing Pains is out today! I've been looking forward to sharing this EP, and I'm so happy to see this day. If you take time to listen to it today, this weekend, or sometime in the future, please know that I'm very grateful to get to borrow your ears and your mind with my music. Enjoy!Read More
My new single "Glitter Bomb" is out! I've always wanted to write a heartbreaking ballad, and I think this is the closest I've come to that. Find the single on Bandcamp, or your streaming platform of choice. Enjoy!Read More
Bent Knee is thrilled to announce that our fourth studio recording, "Land Animal", will be released on InsideOutMusic/Sont on June 23rd, 2017. The album is now available for pre-order at bentkneemusic.com/store, and you can stream the title track at smarturl.it/BentKneeLandAnimal. The music video for "Land Animal", directed by Greg Bowen and starring Jake Brasch, can be viewed at https://youtu.be/ocn0gkJ2sMYRead More
The Italian music blog altprogcore did a write up on Moon Stalker! The man behind the blog, Lorenzo Barbagli is one of the kindest, most thoughtful people we've met through Bent Knee. He pulled some major strings to help our Italian shows happen last summer. Very grateful for his continued support <3Read More
Vanyaland published a feature on the Moon Stalker video!
"Over the past few years Courtney Swain has cemented her place in Boston music as frontwoman of the genre-defying Bent Knee. But the Providence-based, Japan-raised multi-intrumentalist and performer has quietly built up an equally impressive solo output."Read More
"Bent Knee is no ordinary musical collective. A masterful mashup of electronica, progressive pop and art rock (think Jeff Buckley meets Rush meets Edith Piaf), the band has received widespread acclaim for both their live shows and their new release, Say So, out now on the Cuneiform label (cuneiformrecords.com)."Read More