My Morning Download: “Billboards For Jesus” by Dayna Kurtz (playing Milkboy Philly Thursday)

Photo by Merri Cyr

Brooklyn singer-songwriter Dayna Kurtz is releasing two new albums next Tuesday, April 10th. Secret Canon Vol. 1 is a collection of R&B and jazz covers. American Standard includes some new original material as well as covers of songs by Elliot Smith and The Replacements’ “Here Comes A Regular,” (featuring Keren Ann on backing vocals). Kurtz also recorded a song with Sun Records legend Sonny Burgess and his band at Ardent Studios for American Standard. Dayna performs at Milkboy Philly tomorrow evening, Thursday, April 5th. Go here for tickets and more information about the double record release party. Below, download “Billboards for Jesus” from Kurtz’s forthcoming American Standard album release.