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Rachael Sage

October 2014

Blue Roses In The Press

The press for Rachael Sage's 11th album Blue Roses is starting to roll in. She Magazine features a review in their October Issue saying the album is "a wonderful meditation on love and quirky destiny".

GO Magazine has just shared their exclusive interview with Rachael about the forthcoming album Blue Roses. Rachael chats about what's unique about this record, including the recording process and her duet with folk icon Judy Collins, which closes the album. Read the full piece here.

Rachael also appears in the November issue of Keyboard Magazine talking about her first Wurlitzer piano, and ARTISTdirect featured her focus track "English Tea."

You're Invited! Rachael Sage's NYC Album Release Party

Prolific songstress Rachael Sage debuts at Le Poisson Rouge November 1st for the hometown celebration of her latest album Blue Roses. Produced by Sage with two-time Grammy® nominee John Shyloski (Stephen Kellogg, Johnny Winter), "Blue Roses" features 13 chamber-pop gems, supported by an impressive lineup of musical guests. Sage will bring her unique brand of infectious melodies and poetic lyrics to the stage via her innovative keyboard playing and delicate guitar work.

Featuring The Sequins:
Rachael Sage (vocals, piano, guitar), Kelly Halloran (violin),
Andy Mac (drums) and Ward Williams (cello)
with special guest Gregory Douglass

MPress Records invites you to attend as our guests, please email to reserve your tickets.

ARTISTdirect Premieres Official Lyric Video for Happiness (Maddie's Song)

Rachael and young Jordanian artist Majd AlOmari collaborated on this playful new lyric video for Rachael's song, "Happiness." What began as a friendly exchange on Facebook resulted in this unique collaboration. View the premiere on ARTISTdirect.

Rachael & Judy Collins Share A Duet, Release Date & Tour Dates

Folk icon Judy Collins, who's been a long-time supporter, mentor, and friend of Rachael's, has joined her in the studio and recorded a beautiful duet version of Neil Young's "Helpless." Their lovely rendition came out so well that it will appear on Judy's forthcoming best of collection titled "Both Sides Now: The Very Best Of Judy Collins", as well as Rachael's album "Blue Roses", which both come out on Nov. 4th. The ladies have been touring with each other for a few years and will perform together in mid-November.

Visit our media page to hear Judy and Rachael duet!

Rachael's On The Road With Rhydian Roberts

Rachael is across the pond for a 2-week stint in the United Kingdom with Welsh sensation and X Factor runner-up, Rhydian Roberts. They will be performing at some beautiful venues and Rachael has added a few other dates in London on her own!

  • 10/21 | Manchester, UK - Bridgewater Hall
  • 10/22 | London, UK - The Workshop
  • 10/23 | London, UK - 229 The Venue 2
  • 10/26 | Llandudno, UK - Venue Cymru
  • 10/27 | Cardiff Bay, UK - Millennium Centre

  • Blue Roses Makes Waves At Radio

    The "Blue Roses" radio campaign has been picking up momentum. At five weeks out, there have been a total of over 75 station adds, with increased airplay and spins at over 30 stations and charting in the top 30 at over 10 stations.

    Earlier this month Rachael appeared on Evergreen State College's KAOS in Olympia, WA, where she debuted at #14 on their chart and has inched up to #12 this week. Rachael also visited KCSN in Northridge, CA for a live interview and performance.

    Here's a sample of where "Blue Roses" is gaining traction:

    Charting Positions

    #7 - WLFR - Galloway, NJ #22 - WERU - East Orland, ME
    #10 - KQAL - Winona, MN #26 - WDCV - Carlisle, PA
    #11 - WSCA - Portsmouth, NH #26 - WMCO - New Concord, OH
    #11 - WMVL - Purchase, NY #27 - WMSE - Milwaukee, WI (Core Station)
    #12 - KOAS - Olympia, WA #28 - WSYC - Shippensburg, PA
    #19 - WMSC - Upper Montclair, NJ #29 - WVMW - Scranton, PA
    #20 - WRCU - Hamilton, NY< #30 - KHNS - Haines, AK

    Increased Airplay/Rotation

    WLUW - Chicago, IL BIRN - Boston, MA WWUH - West Hartford, CT
    KAOS - Olympia, WA WRUR - Rochester, NY WSUR - Worcester, MA
    WRRC - Lawrenceville, NJ WSCA - Portsmouth, MA KDUP - Portland, OR
    KOTO - Telluride, CO WCUR - West Chester, PA KCPR - San Luis Obispo, CA

    Oct 21 Manchester, UK Bridgewater Hall (with Rhydian Roberts)
    Oct 22 London, UK The Workshop
    Oct 23 London, UK 229 The Venue 2
    Oct 26 Llandudno, UK Venue Cymru Theatre (with Rhydian Roberts)
    Oct 27 Cardiff Bay, UK Millennium Centre (with Rhydian Roberts)
    Oct 30 Hamden, CT The Outer Space
    Nov 1 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
    Nov 15 Waukegan, IL Genesee Theatre (with Judy Collins)
    Nov 16 Santa Fe, NM The Lensic Performing Arts Center (with Judy Collins)
    Dec 7 Pittsburgh, PA Garfield Artworks
    Jan 16 Chicago, IL City Winery (with Mary Fahl
    Jan 17 Milwaukee, WI Shank Hall (with Mary Fahl

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