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Clark signs with Warner

Monday, November 3, 2014 – Brandy Clark, who gained acclaim for her release "12 Stories" last year, said Monday she signed with Warner. ,P>Clark, who also helped write Miranda Lambert's "Mama's Broken Heart" with Kacey Musgraves, and "Better Dig Two" for The Band Perry, had been on Slate Creek Records. Clark is currently nominated for New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (for co-writing Musgraves' "Follow Your Arrow), for this year's CMA Awards, where she will also present.

"I am thrilled to be working with (Warner President) Dan McCarroll and the Warner Bros. LA staff," said Clark. "I'm so lucky to have a musical home that embraces and encourages originality and creativity. I'm so excited to be making music with them and look forward to this next step in my career."

"Brandy is an accomplished songwriter, well-regarded in the country music scene and with multiple number one singles under her belt," said McCarroll. "I speak for the entire Burbank team when I say how thrilled we are to welcome such a gifted country artist into the Warner Bros. Records family. She's a tremendous talent with great promise, and we can't wait to help take her career as a recording artist to the next level."

Clark is currently touring the as part of Eric Church's Outsiders Tour.

There was no word on when Warner would release music from Clark.

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12 Stories CD review - 12 Stories
Songwriter Brandy Clark moved to Nashville from Washington more than 15 years ago, penning songs recorded by The Band Perry (Better Dig Two), Miranda Lambert (Mama's Broken Heart), Kacey Musgraves (Follow Your Arrow) and Sheryl Crow (Homecoming Queen). On her debut, Clark weaves her crystal voice around her sparse, emotional lyrics, creating a colorful quilt of stories that cover the lives of people trying to deal with loneliness, lost love, loss and cope with the vagaries daily life. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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