Serving the music industry since 2001: 49 charts, 43,841 songs and 17,284 artists in 935,568 chart entries, 125,667 news articles & 33,338 lyrics
 News 



Shannon Curtis: After Two Popular Indie EP Releases, 'The Love Child of Fiona Apple and Norah Jones' Taps Her Fan Base to Help Fund Her Latest EP, 'Why Don't You Stay?' Which Was Produced in Nashville by Grammy Winner Charlie Peacock
Pop / Rock, 10/07/2009 Comment

More News
AlternativeCharts / Awards
ClassicalCountry
JazzLatin
Metal / Hard RockMovies
MP3 and MoreMusic Industry
OldiesPop / Rock
ReviewsRnB
RockTour Dates
Top40-Charts.com
Related News
- Gladney Center For Adoption Invites You To Dinner And A Concert Featuring Grammy Award Winning Vocal Artist, Amy Grant
- The Jagermeister Presents The 2011 Get Ur Country On Club Tour Kicks-off In Chicago Thursday (8/11) - Nashville Date Added Sept. 1
- FIONA APPLE Announces Headlining 2006 Summer Tour And Joins Acclaimed Singer Damien Rice!
- Country Music Trio 'Stealing Angels' Raise Their Voices As National Ambassadors For American Humane Association
- Sixpence None The Richer Covers Crowded House
LOS ANGELES (Top40 Charts/ Luck Media & Marketing) - After releasing two well-received EPs, Boomerangs & Seesaws (2007) and Paris Can't Have You (2008) on her own independent label Saint Cloud Records, singer-songwriter Shannon Curtis (www.shannoncurtis.net) was starting to live the dream that every DIY artist aspires to.

The multi-talented performer the Los Angeles Times once called 'a beautiful piano player who sounds like the love child of Fiona Apple and Norah Jones' had her song 'Before The Sun' placed on MTV's hit show 'The Hills.' She was also building an immense following by playing shows all across the U.S. In 2008 alone, she did 125 gigs and racked up 40,000 miles on her VW Jetta.

Curtis has become a must see live attraction in cities like L.A., San Francisco, Boulder, Washington, D.C. and her longtime hometown of Sacramento, where she launched her career as the lead singer of the pop group Paradigm.

No matter how far she had gotten on her own, she had visions of finally breaking through to wider scale success when Grammy winning producer Charlie Peacock called and said he wanted to helm her next recording.

The Nashville-based Peacock, who has worked with everyone from Switchfoot and Amy Grant to Sixpence None The Richer and Audio Adrenaline, heard her bittersweet ballad 'Boomerangs & Seesaws' on MySpace and told her he loved it.

This unexpected connection led to the recording of her latest EP, Why Don't You Stay? which was produced at Peacock's studio with some of Music City's biggest session musicians and mixed in L.A. by renowned mixer Joe Zook (One Republic, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry).

Strapped for cash, the ever resourceful artist decided to take a bold step and put out the word to her friends, family and finally, her fans (including her 3,000 strong email list) that she needed their help to finance the project; ultimately, she raised close to $5,000.

Curtis will be performing over 30 dates this summer everywhere from L.A. to Nashville, Memphis, Cleveland, Chicago and New York City.



Subscribe to our news via Email. Enter your email address:

Service handled via Google Feedburner.
Your e-mail address will not be shared with anyone




© 2001-2017
top40-charts.com
about | advertise | site map
contact | privacy
Page gen. in 0.0064499 secs // 4 () queries in 0.029012441635132 secs