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Rachael Sage

May 2012 Buzz

Early media praise for "Haunted By You"

Press has been rolling in for Rachael's 10th studio album "Haunted By You", with stellar PR firm Press Here landing exclusive premieres, early reviews and features that are currently running; several more will be hitting this week, including BarnesAndNoble.com and American Songwriter. Local press placements have included Time Out NY and the New York Times Blog, for Sage's CD release show at Joe's Pub on May 19th.

More great features, interviews & reviews are on their way. In the meantime, enjoy these and stay tuned for more updates.



Features Early Reviews Premieres
Connextions Magazine Wildy's World - 5-stars Huffington Post
Direct Current Seattle Post Intelligencer Popmatters.com
Press & Sun Bulletin Pittsburgh Tribune The Deli Magazine
Gay City News
Progressive Pulse
Glide Magazine

"Haunted By You" Quotes

  • "real and personal...like an old friend lending a sympathetic ear." - The Deli Magazine
  • "sophisticated pop, brimming with melodies" - Pittsburgh Tribune
  • "a passionate song cycle that plumbs the emotional depths of love found and love lost." - Seattle Post Intelligencer
  • "a metaphoric tour de force..." - Blogcritics
  • "a magnificently arranged song cycle,...featuring lush melodies, resonant lyrics, and Sage's beautifully versatile, womanly voice pulling it all together." - Gay City News
  • "the songs on Haunted demonstrate Sage’s skill at weaving story-laced pieces with wonderfully dynamic arrangements." - Glide Magazine


  • Haunted By You grabs 113 adds at Radio in the first week!

    A strong launch at radio for Rachael's 10th studio album "Haunted By You" garnered 113 adds, across both the College and Triple A formats. 14 of those were official CMJ reporting stations, while 99 were commercial and non-commercial Triple A stations. Radio reports are still coming in, with more details to follow as the campaign starts to take off! Click HERE for a complete list of stations already supporting the album, organized by City/State.

    As Rachael's tour calendar continues to fill up, we are seeking any and all retail in-stores and radio in-studio opportunities.

    Please contact Marvin Millermarvin@mpressrecords.com to coordinate.



    Marketing: The MuseBox Connects Rachael with Beauty Blogs!

    The MuseBox have been hard at work creating a different kind of marketing plan for Rachael's CD release campaign. Because of Rachael's interest in fashion, one of their strategies has been to reach out to beauty blogs and style focused blogs, and the response has been overwhelming!

    Lattes & Lipstick was the first blog to feature Rachael as their Beauty of the Week and feature her guest blog post Glamour on the Road linked to a free download of "Invisible Light". In the coming days, Rachael will be featured as a guest blogger on Addicted to Lipstick, Spontaneous Chick, My Cosmetic Bag and more!


    Rachael continues CD Release Tour & adds new dates with Judy Collins!

    Rachael will bring "Haunted By You" out on the road for more CD release dates now through the end of the summer. Beginning on Jun 12th, she will be co-headlining several dates with SONiA (of disappear fear) at The Tin Angel (Philadelphia, PA) along with stops at Jammin Java (Vienna, VA), The Pour House (Raleigh, NC) and Eddie's Attic (Atlanta, GA).

    After two recent dates with the legendary Judy Collins, Rachael has been asked to join her again for a string of dates in August.

  • Aug. 9th @ Katharine Hepburn Center (Old Saybrook, CT)
  • Aug 10th & 11th @ Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, MA
  • Aug 25th @ Two River Theater in Red Bank, NJ

  • Rachael Sage Workshop at the Apple Store in Boston, MA

    Rachael has been invited to perform at the Apple Store Boylston (815 Boylston Street, Boston, MA) on Friday, July 20th at 7pm.

    A Life in Laptop: Using a Mac to design

    Longtime Mac user Rachael Sage made her first music demos on an SE-30 at age 14 and hasn't looked back since. From recording her latest album on a Protools rig in her closet, to designing award-winning artwork in Photoshop and Quark, Rachael Sage also uses her MacBook Pro to run every aspect of her independent record label MPress Records, as well as other aspects of her multi-faceted career. Don't miss a special live performance of selections from her 10th album, "Haunted By You" on July 10th at 7pm!


    Videos, videos, videos!

    We have been rolling out great music videos for three focus tracks on "Haunted By You". These videos were shot at Carriage House Studios where the album was recorded, by the talented Tom Moore. These videos have already been featured by Direct Current and Glide Magazine. Check them out and please share!

    "Everything"
    "Abby Would You Wait"
    "Invisible Light"

    Rachael Sage & The Sequins On Tour!

    May 23 Club Cafe Pittsburgh, PA
    Jun 1 Natasha's Bistro Lexington, KY
    Jun 2 Uncommon Ground Chicago, IL
    Jun 3 S.P.A.C.E (w/ Al Stewart) Evanston, IL
    Jun 5 The Frequency (w/ Anna Vogelzang & Phox) Madison, WI
    Jun 7 Ritual Cafe Des Moines, IA
    Jun 9 Rudyard Kipling Louisville, KY
    Jun 10 Fallen Leaf Concert Series Indianapolis, IN
    Jun 12 The Tin Angel (w/ SONiA) Philadelphia, PA
    Jun 13 Jammin Java (w/ SONiA) Vienna, VA
    Jun 14 The Blues BBQ Co. (w/ SONiA) Roanoke, VA
    Jun 15 Pour House Music Hall (w/ SONiA) Raleigh, NC
    Jun 19 The Evening Muse (w/SONiA) Charlotte, NC
    Jun 20 Eddie's Attic (w/ SONiA) Decatur, GA
    Jun 21 Cain Park (w/ Dar Williams) Cleveland Heights, OH
    Jun 22 Moonlight on the Mountain (w/ SONiA) Birmingham, AL
    Jun 23 Moondilla House Concert (w/ SONiA) Opelika, AL
    Jun 24 The Altamont (w/ SONiA) Asheville, NC
    Jul 20 Apple Store Boylston Boston, MA
    Jul 26 RAW Artists NYC @ M-1 5 New York, NY
    Jul 28 Relay for Life Fundraiser - Geneva High School Geneva, NY
    Aug 9 Katharine Hepburn Center (w/ Judy Collins) Old Saybrook, CT
    Aug 10 Shalin Liu Performance Center (w/ Judy Collins) Rockport, MA
    Aug 11 Shalin Liu Performance Center (w/ Judy Collins) Rockport, MA
    Aug 25 Two River Theater (w/ Judy Collins) Red Bank, NJ

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