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Rachael Sage

June 2016

Rachael Sage Hits #16 on Top 40 Radio Chart!

Rachael's first single "Try Try Try" was serviced to AC (Adult Contemporary) radio in April and has had a steady climb up the chart through the month of May clocking in at #50, then #35. In June, we saw a huge jump to #16, alongside P!nk, Rachel Platten, Justin Timberlake & Ellie Goulding (up 81 positions from #97 in its debut week). The album is also spinning on over 130+ Triple A & College Stations all over the U.S. & Canada!

Click HERE to see many of the supporting stations so far.

Rachael Sage Performs "I Don't Believe It" On Good Day Chicago

Rachael Sage has been jet-setting across the globe for her "Choreographic" CD Release Tour and this past week, she landed in Chicago, IL for a special TV appearance on Good Day Chicago, the morning of her CD release show at Uncommon Ground on Devon.

Rachael joined forces with the star of her brand new music video for "I Don't Believe It", 11-year-old 3-time dance champion Kaci King, for a multimedia experience on the Fox affiliate's biggest morning TV show. Kaci performed alongside Rachael and her violinist Kelly Halloran, to not one but two songs on the popular morning show, Good Day Chicago. Watch Rachael & Kaci talk about their special collaboration, Dance Moms, stomping out bullies and more, before performing "I Don't Believe It" together.

Then, catch their impromptu 2nd song "Happiness", this gallery of photos from the experience and this special Good Day Chicago After The Show Facebook video!


Official Music Video Premiere

PopMatters premiered the video for Rachael's inspiring single "I Don't Believe It." Featuring up-and-coming dancer Kaci King, the video explores themes of empowerment and self-confidence through a variety of styles of dance including ballet and tap.

"An uplifting and powerful piece of music...picks you up, dusts you off and tells you that the bullies were wrong and aims to show one how much self-worth they have and how much they have to offer the world." - PopMatters

Click here to watch the official video for "I Don't Believe It".


Press Coverage For "Choreographic"

Rachael Sage's new album "Choreographic" has been well-received by the press and continuing to receive more and more coverage. Here's a look at some of the amazing press the album has received so far:

  • Huffington Post - Feature
  • Elmore Magazine - Review
  • Edge Media Network - Review
  • M Music & Musicians - Premiere
  • MAGNET - Review
  • Innocent Words - Review
  • Examiner - Feature
  • ReviewFix - Interview
  • Women's Voices Now - Interview
  • Indie Music Reviews - Review
  • Skope Magazine - Review
  • Vents Magazine - Review
  • Rate The Tracks - Review
  • Mostly Folk - Interview
  • Mark Weber Music Blog - Feature
  • Michael Doherty's Music Log - Review

  • What the Press is saying about "Choreographic"

    As the acclaim continues to roll in for Rachael Sage's new album, the press have said some really encouraging things about this body of work. Here's a sampling:

  • "Rich with textures straddling the boundaries of pop, rock, jazz, and classical genres, this album is a colorful journey that makes you feel alive - INNOCENT WORDS

  • "Sage wisdom in a chamber-pop package; 'It Would Be Enough' might be the most eloquent and perfect David Bowie eulogy to date." - MAGNET MAGAZINE

  • "an ideal example of pure pop perfection...Choreographic is as close to a modern musical masterpiece as any artist of any gender has managed as of late. Her name rings true; she's a Sage indeed." - ELMORE MAGAZINE

  • "Angelic...epically romantic. (Sage's) breathy vocals float alongside swooning strings and piano notes, creating a big setting for her rootsy, narrative lyrics." - NO DEPRESSION

  • "a colorful work that shares flourishes of Sigur Rós and Kate Bush, and identifies Sage as a divine musical visionary." GLIDE MAGAZINE

  • "(Choreographic) will make you dance, cry, smile, and move to the beat...In less than 20 years Rachael has accomplished more as an independent artist than some artists signed to a major label have done in a lifetime." THE DAILY VOICE

  • "sultry yet warm...Aimee Mann-like poetic bewitchment." - THE DELI MAGAZINE

  • "(Choreographic) balances piano with chamber pop and orchestral elements to give us some memorable and addictive melodies" - CURVE MAGAZINE

  • Tastemaking Live Music Sessions

    Rachael has been invited to perform at tastemaking music session outlets Daytrotter, One on One @ City Winery and Huffington Post's A-Sides with Jon Chattman. The sessions feature Rachael's longtime band-mates cellist Ward Williams (Sara Bareilles) and violinist Kelly Halloran (G Love). Daytotter session coming soon.

    Watch One On One: "Heaven (Is A Grocery Store Clerk)", "Try Try Try", and "Loreena".

    Watch Huffington Post's A-Sides: "Try Try Try", "Heaven (Is A Grocery Store Clerk)" and Interview. Find the session here.


    Rachael Sage: Festivals Summer '16

    Rachael Sage's CD release tour for "Choreographic" continues with new shows and festivals added, including Falcon Ridge Folk Festival with The Nields, Vance Gilbert and The Felice Brothers and Yonkers Riverfest, where past performers have included members of 50's supergroups The Rascals, The Temptations, The Drifters, The Platters, and multiple Grammy winner Dane Zanes.

    She'll also be performing at the Triple A Radio Conference in Boulder, CO along with Band of Horses, Lake Street Drive, Norah Jones and Wynonna & The Big Noise. She will also close out the summer concert series at the Bartlett Arboretum in Stamford, CT.

    MPress Records invites you any of these shows; reach out to Melanie to reserve your tickets.


    Rachael Sage Shares "Choreographic" EPK

    Rachael discusses the process behind her new dance-inspired album "Choreographic", featuring behind-the-scenes footage of Sage in the recording studio, on-set of her new video, and collaborating with 11-year-old dancer Kaci King.

    Watch Rachael's Official EPK.


    Rachael Sage Tour Dates

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