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Kat Edmonson Releases The Big Picture Out September 30 On Sony Music Masterworks

Sony Music Masterworks - 08/07/2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kat Edmonson announces October tour dates in support of her third album, The Big Picture out September 30 via Sony Music Masterworks. A full tour will follow in early 2015. Edmonson's premiere track "Rainy Day Woman" is available via iTunes HERE and for streaming on SoundCloud HERE.  Check out her new video album trailer HERE. The album is her label debut and was recorded with Grammy-nominated producer Mitchell Froom (Paul McCartney) in his Los Angeles studio. Of the album, Edmonson states, "There's no particular theme, but there are some commonalities, one of which is my ever-underlying influence from motion pictures and film scores. I have always felt that music and film go hand in hand, because that was how I was first exposed to music—from old movies and musicals—and to me there wasn't a separation between an actor acting, dancing and singing." Presale tickets are available now while general ticketing is available is August 8 at katedmonson.com. See full tour dates below.

This album follows her 2012 release, Way Down Low, her first collection that included original material. The New York Times hailed the album as "fresh as a spring bouquet," and The Boston Globe called it "one of the greatest vocal albums I've ever heard."

The record debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart and was featured on several major year-end "Best of 2012" lists including Downbeat Magazine, WNYC Soundcheck's
"Best Live Performances" and Daytrotter's "Best Sessions of 2012." 

Edmonson performed on Austin City Limits made her Prairie Home Companion debut, and was featured on NPR an impressive five times that same year. The songstress also found herself touring with several well-established acts such as Chris Isaak, Gary Clark Jr. and Michael Kiwanuka.

Texas native Edmonson grew up in Houston and sang in the local club scene in Austin for several years before self-releasing Take To The Sky in 2009. A musical kinship developed from performing with fellow Texan Lyle Lovett led to a high-profile duet of the Christmas classic "Baby, It's Cold Outside," which the pair performed together on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Sony Music Masterworks comprises Masterworks, Sony Classical, OKeh, Portrait, Masterworks Broadway and Flying Buddha imprints. For email updates and information please visit www.SonyMasterworks.com.

THE BIG PICTURE TRACK LISTING
1. Rainy Day Woman
2. You Said Enough
3. Oh My Love
4. Avion
5. Crying
6. All The Way
7. You Can't Break My Heart
8. Till We Start To Kiss
9. The Best
10. Dark Cloud
11. For Two
12. Who's Counting



KAT EDMONSON TOUR DATES





October 7

Philadelphia, PA

World Cafe Live

October 8

Boston, MA

           Regatta Bar @ The Charles Hotel

October 11

Toronto, ON

The Drake

October 12                     

Morgantown, WV

Mountain Stage

October 14

Chicago, IL

City Winery

October 16

Minneapolis, MN

Dakota Jazz

October 19

Vancouver, BC

Rio Theatre

October 20

Portland, OR

Alberta Rose Theater

October 22

San Francisco, CA

Great American Music Hall

October 23 

Los Angeles, CA

Masonic Lodge

 

For more information, please contact Samantha Tillman, Aramide Tinubu,
or Carla Sacks at Sacks & Co., 212.741.1000, samantha.tillman@sacksco.com, aramide.tinubu@sacksco.com or carla@sacksco.com

Sony Music Masterworks contacts: Angela Barkan / Larissa Slezak, 212-833-8575 / 6075, angela.barkan@sonymusic.com, larissa.slezak@sonymusic.com

SOURCE Sony Music Masterworks