So Brandi Carlile is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of her album The Story with an album to benefit War Child UK and a cover song contest. Here’s my version of Turpentine, a song that stopped me in my tracks the first time I heard it and inspired me to start writing songs of my own.
Click the image below to vote for my entry in the contest. The winner will be flown to LA to perform with Brandi and the Twins at the Orpheum Theatre on May 5th.
Learn More: https://www.coverstoriesalbum.com/
Pre-order here: https://brandicarlile.merchtable.com/
iTunes Pre-Order: http://smarturl.it/Brandi_CoverStories
Yay, new music is here for you! Find my new single January Blues on all your major music listening outlets…
Today I’m writing with some unusual news for someone who’s been a touring singer/songwriter for the last six years. To get right to the point:
I have accepted a program director position at Whippoorwill Farm Day Camp just outside Nashville, TN for the summer of 2017. That’s right y’all – I’m going back to camp!
Some of you might already know about my love for camp and my desire to build my own camp someday. This position is something I’ve been looking for over the past few years, and when the opportunity arose, I just had to take it. For me, working at a camp this summer is all about continuing to build a life that works for me and continuing to grow and dream.
From the time I signed up for my first choir camp, music has always been my number-one priority. I feel lucky to have made my living over the past few years touring and making albums, and I fully intend to continue touring and recording new projects. It’s just that now that I’m getting older (turning 30 this year, eek!) there just seem to be so many other things I want to do with my life. Some of you can remember when I first started sending these newsletters; I was 22, fresh out of college, and dying for the troubadour life. That girl could have never imagined being where I am today, taking a “grown-up” job and being married, but, the years have flown by, the universe has grown even bigger, and I’m ready to contribute to the world in other ways besides music.
So, yeah, it’s going to be a big change for me. Getting up early Monday–Friday, being at work by8:15am, having weekends off…
Honestly, nothing is really going to change as far as music stuff is concerned. I have tours in the works for August and September, I plan on being in Europe again in October, and I’ve got a new single and a new EP to be released over the next few months. Life is good, y’all, and winter is almost over!
I just love all of you so much, and I want to thank you for your support through the years.
Keep on keepin’ on.
all my love,
Hello there and happy new year!
I’ve got some stuff in the works for 2017 and am happy to announce that I recorded 5 new songs at the beginning of the month with Nashville producer, Neilson Hubbard. I’m really excited to put these tunes out into the world so stay tuned for more info about an upcoming EP release.
For day to day updates and silly videos, follow me on snapchat (@AnnaliseCE) or instagram (@AnnaliseEmerick).
Went and got married last weekend.
photograph by Melissa Madison Fuller (http://weddingthingsfine.tumblr.com/)
Now booking for 2017. Where am I going folks?