Kimia Penton is a singer, songwriter, violinist and psychologist based in Dallas, Texas. Her music is a fusion of Americana, Pop, Jazz, and world music and her poignant lyrics and heartfelt vocals share the life experiences of this well-traveled, international artist. Her latest album "Where the Rain Falls" followed her successful release "Lessons from Life and Love".
"The acoustic swoon on “Where The Rain Falls” is sublime as the restrained intensity of Kimia’s songwriting rushes in together with her violin, validating her lyrical wisdom and musical sensibilities." - Jamsphere Magazine
"Her vocals are mystifying and only made more otherwordly by her talented strings." - Nicole Ortiz, ORSVP magazine
"'Lessons From Life and Love' is a stripped-down, heartfelt record with an abundance of soul." & "There's really no other way to put it: 'Lessons From Life and Love' is a brilliant record, and it's the rare sort that just might change your life." - Evan Morgan Jodloman, The NewsHub
Kimia was born in the Middle East, raised in London and now calls Dallas, Texas her home. Her classical training as a violinist started at age 7 and she enjoyed studying both Eastern and Western classics. Her influences include the Beatles, Joni Mitchell, Alison Krauss, Bonnie Raitt, Sade and Norah Jones. In her teenage years, she began songwriting and playing the guitar as a way to share messages she was passionate about in a personal way. Kimia's songs express her love for different cultures and genres of music as well as her passion for observing and studying human behavior.
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