KATHY MATTEA TO RELEASE CALLING ME HOME ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
- Created on Friday, 29 June 2012 22:50
Most artists take fewer and fewer risks as they get older, but Kathy Mattea is a striking exception. She didn’t play it safe while she charted mainstream country hits—16 of them reaching the top ten—and she’s not about to start now.
Four years ago, Mattea, one of the most sure-footed country-pop song interpreters of her generation, caught everyone off guard with an album of old-timey Appalachian mining songs called Coal. She’s delved even deeper into her Appalachian heritage with Calling Me Home, available from Sugar Hill on September 11th, 2012, co-produced with modern acoustic mastermind Gary Paczosa and featuring liner notes from bestselling author, and Kentucky-born kindred spirit, Barbara Kingsolver.
Mattea’s new direction couldn’t have taken her further from her old way of doing things. Where once she was pitched songs by Music Row writers, now she collects the generations-old and new but old-in-soul tunes that move her at folk gatherings, and rounds out her repertoire through extensive research. Two songs here came from a CD that Alice Gerrard, of the influential ‘70s folk duo Hazel & Alice, personally pressed into her hand at one such festival.
Kasey Chambers "Storybook" to be released July 30th as Amazon exclusive
- Created on Tuesday, 05 June 2012 17:28
Sugar Hill Records is excited to announce the July 30th Amazon.com exclusive worldwide release of Storybook from Aussie songstress Kasey Chambers. The fifteen song release is a collection of songs that inspired Kasey to become a musician. In her words, “this album is a collection of songs and tributes to artists who have influenced me from when I was a small child up until now. I can honestly say that I would not be who I am today without the music from these incredible singer/songwriters and their inspiration.” The album is the musical accompaniment to Kasey’s autobiography, A Little Bird Told Me, which was recently published by Harper Collins in Australia. On Storybook, Kasey works her magic on gutsy, soulful tunes hand-picked from the iconic songbooks of Gram Parsons, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, John Prine, Townes Van Zandt and more. Kasey returns to the U.S. this summer with a brand new run of tour dates in conjunction with the worldwide release of Storybook. For more information about Storybook, click here.
Find "Storybook" on Amazon here.
Preorder the new album by country music legend Don Williams
- Created on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 16:48
Coming June 19, 2012, the Sugar Hill Records debut for Don Williams, the iconic Hall of Fame vocalist and songwriter behind some of country music’s most enduring and legendary songs.
Click here to pre-order CDs, Vinyl, and Limited-Edition Hatch Show Print Posters
Grammy Winning Singer Kathy Mattea Signs To Sugar Hill Records
- Created on Thursday, 05 April 2012 17:37
Kathy Mattea, the beloved Grammy-winning singer of such classics as “18 Wheels and A Dozen Roses” and “Where’ve You Been,” has signed with Sugar Hill Records. The label has plans to release Calling Me Home, what Mattea describes as a love letter to her home state of West Virginia, later this year.
“Signing at Sugar Hill is like coming home. It’s a wonderful fit for the music I am making these days, and I’m so excited to be there,” says Mattea, whose latest release Coal was a rootsy tribute to the mining traditions of Appalachia.
Marty Stuart's "Nashville ,Vol 1: Tear the Woodpile Down" now available for Presale
- Created on Wednesday, 28 March 2012 19:27
We are excited to announce that starting now, you can pre-order Marty's brand new record "Nashville, Volume 1: Tear The Woodpile Down", in several exclusive bundles that we think you are going to enjoy!
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"Tear The Woodpile Down" backstage at the Grand Ole Opry
Country Music Legend Don Williams to release "And So It Goes" on June 19th
- Created on Wednesday, 21 March 2012 19:49
Sugar Hill Records is both humbled and incredibly proud to release Don Williams first new album in 8 years. Don Williams’ legions of fans across the globe have long been hoping, but likely not expecting to hear new recordings from him again. He has been pretty determined to spend most of his time on his Tennessee farm, quietly, with his family— and for over four decades, country music’s “Gentle Giant” has been known for doing what he wants to do. So it’s both exciting and a very welcome surprise to announce the release of the brand new Don Williams album And So It Goes, on Sugar Hill Records on June 19th!!
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