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posted Friday, July 11 2014 - Volume 42 Issue 28
Mary Lambert releases new single
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Mary Lambert releases new single

HOLLYWOOD, CA - On Thursday, July 10, Mary Lambert released a new single, entitled 'Secrets,' which is the first track from the Seattle-based singer-songwriter's upcoming debut album, Heart On My Sleeve, due October 14th from Capitol Records.

Inspired by confessional folk singers as well as spoken-word poets, Lambert is a fearless and candid writer, who empowers both herself and her listeners in her songs. She has showcased her ethereal, lilting voice and soul-baring lyricism on her debut EP, Welcome To The Age of My Body, which featured the Hot AC Top-20 hit 'She Keeps Me Warm' and earned Lambert rave reviews. 'Secrets' represents something of a departure for her.

'Secrets' might be the first fun song I've ever written,' she says of the track, which she co-wrote with her album's co-executive producers Eric Rosse and Benny Cassette, and MoZella (Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball'). 'Like a few songs on the album, it was a product of an arsenal of talented writers in one room. I've never co-written before, and this song really showed me what can happen when you are open to sharing your creative space with other people. We wrote this song in one super fun night. Eric came up with this simple and quirky piano line. Benny put an awesome beat on top of it. MoZella and I were instantly inspired melodically, and started throwing around melody lines and lyrics. Most of the vocals you hear were tracked that night. We couldn't stop laughing.'

Lyrically, Lambert says the song is about loving yourself unabashedly. 'I felt like there were a lot of songs coming out about self-empowerment and challenging beauty standards, and I wanted to write a song along those same lines, but in my voice,' she explains. 'It's easy to paint a pretty picture and tell everyone to love themselves, but it's way more complicated than that. There is so much shame and guilt in our society, and I think it has deprived a lot of people from living fully. We're all facing battles. We've all had someone who has hurt us. So let's talk about it. I believe vulnerability is what will save the world. I wanted to point the lens at myself in hopes of inspiring others to do the same. In short, this song is my dirty laundry, and that's actually really freeing.'

You can watch the lyric video for 'Secrets' at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvX3WdYoKvM

Mary Lambert will be performing at the Vancouver (BC) Folk Music Festival @ Jericho Beach Park on July 20. http://thefestival.bc.ca

Courtesy of The Karpel Group

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