The first single from Songs of Instruction (coming February 22, 2019)


Kim Taylor has toured extensively with friends Over The Rhine, artists Ron Sexsmith and Kasey Chambers, and has supported songwriting heroes like Kris Kristofferson. Her songs have been featured in numerous television shows including Flashpoint, Army Wives, Smallville, Cyberbully, One Tree Hill, Justified, The L Word, and most recently in the UK's flagship comedy-drama, Stella.

In 2013, she made her acting debut in the Sundance and Berlinale selected independent film, I Used To Be Darker, portraying a musician mother in the throes of divorce and on the brink of a new life.

In 2016, Taylor formed a duet project with Boston songwriter, Todd Thibaud. The album was funded by Pledge Music and was released in the United States and Germany (Blue Rose Records). Find Water and Sand here.

Taylor's current project Songs of Instruction will be released February 22, 2019. The first single, “The Hard Way”, released digitally on October 15, 2018.

January 12, 2019

Songs of Instruction Record Release

Cincinnati, OHIO SOLD OUT

February 14-16, 2019

Folk Alliance International Conference

Montreal, Quebec, Canada



KIM   kimtaylor2 (at)

MANAGEMENT  Michael Creamer   creamermgt (at)

U.S. BOOKING The Paradigm Agency   lwebman (at)       

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NPR’s World Cafe

Paste Magazine

ASCAP Cafe 2013

MAGNET Magazine


Cincinnati CityBeat  2018

Pure Music review

Music Dish concert review

Hollywood reporter review of I Used To Be Darker

New York Times review of I Used To Be Darker 

AV Club review of I Used To Be Darker

New Yorker review of I Used To Be Darker

NPR WVXU review of I Used To Be Darker