Sounds Like: KT Tunstall, Ryan Adams, Fleetwood Mac, k.d. lang, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Label: Little Love Records
Bio: While the seasons and fashions have ebb and flowed, somewhere in the brilliant streets of Brighton, singer/songwriter Emily Baker has quietly been honing her album ‘House Of Cards’. Slated for an autumn 2010 release, this debut record provides a snapshot of relationships building and falling:
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Emily Baker It was during a visit to the American South that Emily Baker penned her latest album, All At Sea. A record of raw and rugged beauty, the result of a 4000-mile round trip with touring buddy Kira Small. Recorded in just three days with Gavin Monaghan (Robert Plant / Scott Matthews). Its nine tracks represent a high watermark in Emily’s career; All at Sea is the sound of boundless prairies and big skies. From the glacial beauty of Northern Lights to the homesick strum of Tennessee, you’ll hear the echoes of Carole King, Ryan Adams and K.D. Lang. These nine heartfelt songs detail love, ambition and human fragility – all told through Emily’s distinctive, soulful voice. It was when Emily was awarded the Arts Foundation Fellowship in Songwriting by Annie Lennox, things began to slot into place. A critically acclaimed debut, House of Cards, soon followed, with Emily being described as an “intense songwriting talent” by Maverick Magazine. Touring with the likes of Jon Allen and Amy Wadge, she began to offer her ever-increasing fanbase a different kind of live experience: house concerts. She’d come over, play some songs and cook you a risotto: Baker by name, baker by nature. It’s with a battered old guitar in her hand, however, that she’s most enjoyable. Balancing honest, often heartbreaking, music with hilarious between-song banter, she’s gained a reputation as a truly unique live act. Little wonder Pete Doherty cited her as the person who inspired him to pick up the guitar. The two were reunited in 2010, with Emily opening for Pete at the Bournemouth Opera House and Hackney Empire. If you like your music real and raw, you’ll be swept away by All At Sea.
Emily Baker A soulful singer with a soft, sweet, mellow sound.
Erin & The Project Out of California, they create a hypnotic indie/soul-ternative sound.
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