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Rachael Sage

June 2012 Buzz

Initial Press Campaign Highlights

Hot off the presses! The latest reviews, features and placements for "Haunted By You", including a rave review from iTunes editorial that says of the album "Its songs are exceptionally eloquent in their portrayal of love's delights and miseries, displaying an unusual frankness as well as great poetic craft. Sage is a mistress of closely observed lyric detail...". Read the full review here. Many other new pieces have gone live since our last buzz and still a few more placements set to publish in July. Check out the new press:

Features Reviews
WXPN My Morning Download iTunes Editorial
M Music & Musicians Wisconsin Gazette
Blurt Magazine Innocent Words
Call Me Adam Hörspiegel (German)
Pittsburgh Post Gazette Ikon's Magazine
RightOutTV

Read all the great press here.

"Haunted By You" Quotes

  • “Sage has matured into an excellent songwriter with insight into the human condition that avoids cliché and has a unique voice.”WXPN
  • “'Haunted By You' marks a leap forward in both music elegance and emotional power.”iTunes Editorial
  • “Songstress Rachael Sage’s release show for “Haunted By You” was pretty great. Sage probably throws one hell of a house party. “Invisible Light” is sweet and sad and full of beautiful piano, while “Hey Nah” is cheery and sanguine.”BUST Magazine
  • “'Haunted By You,' showcases the performers knack for writing lush pop gems tinged with an ironic sense of humor and embellished by the work of some of the best studio musicians working today.”Barnes & Noble
  • “…most raw and emotive work to date. Musically, Sage is at the top of her game, creating everything from minimalist piano accompaniment to fully orchestrated arrangements.”Wildy’s World
  • “its always amazing to find an artist who -- ten albums in -- still finds ways to reinvent the songcrafting process and remain at the top of his or her game…”DirectCurrent.com

  • Read more here.

    RAW NYC presents MIXOLOGY featuring Rachael Sage

    Join Rachael Sage as she becomes the first artist in RAW's history to be both a featured performer and artist at RAW NYC presents MIXOLOGY at M1-5 Lounge on Thursday, July 26th at 8PM (Rachael performs approximately at 9:45pm). RAW is a multi-faceted artistic showcase featuring hand-selected creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art. Rachael's visual art will be displayed and she will be performing selections from her new album "Haunted By You", as well as some old favorites.

    You are invited to be a special guest of Rachael's to this one of a kind event. Please RSVP to this event here to reserve your exclusive invite.


    Haunted By You still going strong at radio! "Abby Would You Wait" going for ads July 30th

    A strong launch at radio for Rachael's 10th studio album "Haunted By You" garnered over 100 adds, across both the College, Americana and Triple A formats. Click HERE for a complete list of stations already supporting the album, organized by City/State.

    Going for ads on July 30th is the single "Abby Would You Wait". Written by Sage on an acoustic guitar, it is a departure from her signature piano, yet maintains the raw, honest lyrical content for which she is known.

    As Rachael's tour calendar continues to fill up for the rest of the Summer into the Fall, we are seeking any and all retail in-stores and radio in-studio opportunities.

    Please contact Marvin Millermarvin@mpressrecords.com to coordinate.


    Barnes & Noble feature and retail program for "Haunted By You"

    Rachael landed a "Guest Books" feature on Barnes and Noble.com, where she writes about 3 books that she's currently reading. Read the full piece here.

    "Haunted By You" will also continue to be featured in Barnes & Noble's retail program for the month of July.


    Marketing: Sage on beauty and crafts!

    The MuseBox have continued to roll out their unique marketing strategy for Rachael's CD release campaign. Pairing up Rachael's interests in fashion and crafting with beauty blogs and crafting blogs, they have landed numerous guest blogging spots for Rachael.

    Check out all of Rachael's guest blogging features here.


    "Invisible Light" Music Video

    Now back home for a bit during her summer CD release tour, Rachael has begun work on her official music video for "Invisible Light". Directed by fellow renaissance gal Alyson Greenfield (singer-songwriter & founder of the Tinderbox Festival), the video will incorporate the drawing by Rachael, featured to the right. More of Rachael's original artwork is currently on display through July at Think Coffee, located in NYC's East Village.



    MPress Records & Rachael Sage Announce Release of First Acoustic EP

    MPress Records will release Rachael Sage's first official acoustic release, “Haunted By You Acoustic EP” on July 18th, 2012. Featuring material from her recent 10th album “Haunted By You”, the acoustic EP marks another first for the acclaimed artist during the milestone year of her 10th release. The collection of guitar-based originals, supported by members of Sage's touring band The Sequins, includes guest appearances by Dar Williams, Katie Costello and Grammy ® nominee Seth Glier. (MPress will also commemorate this benchmark album with its first vinyl release slated for Fall 2012.)


    Rachael Sage & The Sequins On Tour!

    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
    Jul 29 Lot 10 Ithaca, NY
    Aug 6 NY Song Circle at The Bitter End New York, 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
    Oct 24 Club Passim (w/ Al Stewart) Cambridge, MA
    Oct 27 KNOW Theatre Birmingham, NY
    Oct 31 City Winery (w/ Al Stewart) New York, NY
    Nov 3 The Birchmere (w/ Al Stewart) Alexandria, VA

    For more information on Rachael Sage point your browser to:
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