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Record Release featuring the Pete Ayres Band
Sounds Like: Ingrid Michaelson, Regina Spektor, Jaymay, Corine Bailey Rae, the bird and the bee
Bio: Music as a means of healing is an idea that permeates and informs most of Emily Cavanagh’s life. A working musician in New York City, Cavanagh has recorded three records to date and played shows with some of the city’s finest musicians. When not playing her craft in the city of dreams, Cavanagh r...See Full Bio
recording. new tunes. just for you.
“A new face with an old soul, Emily Cavanagh’s jazzy, vocally-driven pop songs draw as much influence from the 1940s as they do from modern-day songwriters. She keeps things timeless on her new album, Keep it with Mine, a collection of tunes that draw from cabaret one minute and electronic indie-pop the next. The album hits a fizzy peak with “Where Did You Go.” While a drum machine keeps steady time, Cavanagh sings about long-lost love over swooning strings and a looped keyboard riff. Ever wish The Bird and the Bee would make another album? This song should help tide you over. “‘Where Did You Go’ is inspired by the idea that life is fleeting, that it all goes by in a blink — and that it is worth celebrating,” she says. “The ‘you’ in ‘where did you go’ is life, represented in the video by a story set to the backdrop of Coney Island. The boardwalk, the beach, and the Ferris wheel are all symbols of longing for a different place in time, a first love, our youth.”