Emily West releases new single
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
– Emily West will release her new single That Kind of Happy
to radio Monday, April 6. Sherrie Austin, Mallory Hope and Will Rambeaux wrote the song produced by Mark Bright.
"The first time I heard it, I was totally sold," said West, who released Rocks In Your Shoes last summer. "The melody terrified me in all the right ways, and it does all these acrobatic twirls and what nots."
"That Kind of Happy says all the right things a girl in her late 20s wants to say if she was once, or twice, bitten by a love gone bad more than she'd like to mention. I love singing it! It makes me 'happy,'" said West.
West, who records for Capitol Nashville, is slated to release a CD this summer, although no date has been set.
More news for Emily West
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: With or without band, Isbell satisfies
Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal
Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved.
In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well.
The clear winners... »»»