Emily Jane White

[podcast]http://media.libsyn.com/media/thebaybridged/EJW_Show_2.mp3[/podcast] This week’s podcast spotlights local singer-songwriter Emily Jane White, on the heels of the US release of her second album, Victorian America, by Milan Records. 2007’s Dark Undercoat introduced White’s powerful lyrics and commanding voice, and its bewitching folk-rock sound generated widespread critical acclaim. Things are a little less sparse this time around, as Emily and her band have crafted some wonderful string arrangements that increase the songs’ intrinsic emotional weight. The new works feel more ambitious, too, an exciting sign of continued growth by one of our favorite local artists.

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We sat down with Emily a few weeks ago to discuss her new album. We’ve also included four songs from Victorian America in the episode.

Upcoming Shows:

Sunday, May 23rd
Cafe Du Nord
with Slow Motion Cowboys and Devotionals (Victorian America album release party, presented by The Bay Bridged and KALX)
8pm, $10/12, All Ages (Purchase Advance Tickets)


– Visit Emily Jane White’s web site, and her Facebook and MySpace pages.

Victorian America is now available from Milan Records and on iTunes. White’s first album, Dark Undercoat, is available on CD from Important Records, and on vinyl and cassette from Saint Rose Records.

– Watch a Take Away Show with Emily Jane White.