Sounds Like: Bonnie Raitt, Joni Joan Mitchell, Regina Spektor, Patty Griffin, Ingrid Michaelson
"She sits at the piano, lips to microphone, Frye boot to pedal, and speaks her mind — in song. I became an instant fan." --Val Haller, New York Times
Acclaimed country-soul singer Emily Hurd is a prolific songwriter, best known for her clear voice and intelligent rhymes. Her performance styl...See Full Bio
"There's something about a certain brand of first rate Americana music that has to be performed by American artists for it to work...a record like 'Long Lost Ghosts' captures that old time raw spirit of the West in a fashion that seeps down through the genes and courses through the blood. Emily Hurd provides a soundtrack to small town blues, love affairs and timeless road trips, all with a voice so rich and full of authority that you just have to believe her. Eight albums in and Chicago based Hurd seems to be in a good place....oh, and by the way, she wrote the songs on a home made ukelele while out of action with a neck injury. In the words of Tom Petty, "She was an American girl...."