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BRITISH BREAKOUT GABRIELLE APLIN TO RELEASE ENGLISH RAIN EP IN U.S. MAY 6

 BRITISH BREAKOUT GABRIELLE APLIN TO RELEASE ENGLISH RAIN EP MAY 6 

FEATURING GOLD SINGLE “THE POWER OF LOVE” AND EXCLUSIVE NEW RECORDING OF JONI MITCHELL’S “A CASE OF YOU”

U.S. TOUR DATES CONFIRMED

PRESS RELEASE

April 2, 2014 – British chanteuse Gabrielle Aplin is on her way to cementing her status as a breakout artist of 2014 following the massive success of her single “The Power of Love” that launched to #1 on the U.K. and Australia iTunes Chart, achieving certified Gold status in both countries. Now, Aplin is gearing up to take the U.S. by storm with the release of a 6-song EP English Rain on May 6, followed by an 7-city U.S. tour including stops at NYC’s Studio at Webster Hall on May 6 and Hollywood’s Hotel Café on May 21. For a full list of confirmed dates, see below.

The EP features five tracks from her celebrated Gold-selling debut album English Rain, which peaked at #2 in the U.K. during a chart-run that lasted almost five months, yet has not been released in the U.S. In addition to “The Power of Love,” which was featured in promos for ABC’s new hit series “Resurrection,” the EP also features an exclusive new track – a gorgeous rendition of “A Case of You” by Aplin’s musical hero Joni Mitchell.

Throughout the past year, Aplin has toured with John Mayer, Ed Sheeran and Gotye, performed at festivals including Glastonbury, T in the Park, and iTunes, among others, and headlined a sold out U.K. run.

A self-taught musician, Aplin has been writing and recording songs since she was fifteen, and, as such, she wrote or co-wrote all of the original songs featured on the EP. Growing up in a self-confessed ‘hippy’ household where music was a family staple, she honed her craft listening to Joni Mitchell, Bruce Springsteen and Nick Drake. At the age of 17, she set up her own label, Never Fade Records, and went on to release three U.K. EPs, all of which charted on iTunes. Her YouTube channels are now approaching a staggering 57 million views, and for her premiere U.S. release, she’s crafted a selection of simultaneously timeless and of-the-moment anthems.

English Rain EP Tracklisting:

1.     Panic Cord

2.     A Case Of You

3.     Please Don’t Say You Love Me

4.     Home

5.     Salvation

6.     The Power of Love

GABRIELLE APLIN U.S. TOUR DATES

5/6        Studio at Webster Hall – New York, NY

5/11      World Café Live – Philadelphia, PA

5/13      Schuba’s Tavern – Chicago, IL

5/14      The Vera Project – Seattle, WA

5/15      Lola’s in Crystal Ballroom – Portland, OR

5/17      Brick & Mortar – San Francisco, CA

5/21      Hotel Café – Hollywood, CA

 

 

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Paris365

An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.

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