The new acoustic album, Open Soul, by Emily Richards is now availalbe on iTunes. The album has already received critical acclaim and will be featured in Ventura Blvd Magazine in May as well as a variety of radio and television shows in the upcoming months.
Open Soul begins with Harmony - a beautiful track penned, sung, played and produced by Richards. True to its name, Harmony is filled with an array of harmonies that surround you with emotion and beauty.
Other favorite tracks are Renaissance, a song about the music within us all, the title track Open, exploring the vulernabilities of love, and Goodbye Shadow, an intricate journey of the soul through its fears that features the beautiful cello work of Wolf Sebastian.
Of the 15 songs on Open Soul, stems for 13 of the tracks are available under Creative Commons license for remixing. If you click "Lyrics" next to each song on TuneTrack, there is a link to the location of the stems on ccMixter.org.
Read more in the press release available here.
Open Soul was mastered by producer Brad Stanfield. The original paintings and artwork for Open Soul were graciously contributed by Ken Tesoriere ...
Listening to Open Soul is Free!
I am so grateful to all of you for your encouargement and support over these many years! I was afraid to release this album because the production is so siimple. Open Soul is more like a live performance than a radio-ready album. I feel like I'm coming full circle, back to the simplicity of the start.
I'd love to know what are your three favorite tracks -- that will help me know which songs to actually take the time and funds to produce with a full band and string section.
A special thanks to Kara Square for writing a beautiful press release about Open Soul. I'm honored by her thoughtfulness. The press release is available here.
Of the 15 songs on Open Soul, stems for 13 of the tracks are available under Creative Commons license for remixing. If you click "Lyrics" next to each song, there is a link to the location of the stems on ccMixter.org.
Two of the tracks on Open Soul feature the beautiful cello work of Wolf Sebastian and intricate string arrangement of Bevan Manson. All of the tracks were mastered by producer Brad Stanfield. The original ...