Christina Blust, singer‑songwriter & multi‑instrumentalist

“Blust ... assumes an elegant, poised posture as she strums and begins to sing. Her voice sneaks out of the back of her throat and sounds like a precocious smile as the group attentively tap their feet.”

– Jimmy Jenkins

“Blust ... assumes an elegant, poised posture as she strums and begins to sing. Her voice sneaks out of the back of her throat and sounds like a precocious smile as the group attentively tap their feet.”

– Jimmy Jenkins

Wiki-folk. Library rock. "Sweetly inviting."

Christina is a vocalist, songwriter, and player of accordion, guitar and piano. In addition to performing and writing as a solo artist, she has been a member of several projects including the indie-folk band Yearbook Committee (3-time SXSW official showcasing artist) and the accordion-electronic duo Mauveine. Learn more about Christina.

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Song stories

The tales, thoughts and processes behind the songs.

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Rest, Restless Children

Jimmy and I recorded this lovely secular hymn with lyrics by our friend Mark. It’s a canticle of sleepy children and long, starry nights.

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Christina Blust

Christina is a vocalist, songwriter, and player of accordion, guitar and piano. In addition to performing and writing as a solo artist, she has been a member of several projects including the indie-folk band Yearbook Committee (3-time SXSW official showcasing artist) and the accordion-electronic duo Mauveine. Her music has appeared on numerous releases and in an Emmy-award-winning documentary. Christina is also a designer, developer and one half of Blustery Day Design. She is an active Wikimedia contributor and supporter of open knowledge and is the co-founder of The Live Sincerely Project. Originally from northern Kentucky, Christina lives in Nashville, Tennessee. Learn more.