In our Fall 2011 issue, out now, we feature Rachael Yamagata who is getting set to release her first studio album in three years. Chesapeake, which will drop October 11, features Yamagata’s signature smoky vocals vis a vis an eclectic collection of songs projecting a lot more optimism and hopefulness than we’re used to. Get a taste with her new video for her single “Starlight.”
And don’t miss Yamagata live as she tours the U.S., starting on October 24 in Portland, Maine at the Port City Music Hall, and winding down on December 22 in New York City at City Winery. For more details on Yamagata’s 2011 tour dates, including her November 29th appearance at Los Angeles’ Troubador, check out her website.
Rachael Yamagata, the powerfully raw voice behind songs like “Be Be Your Love” and “The Reason Why” is back with a new collection of tracks in her indie-produced album, Chesapeake.
Chesapeake charms with the edgy “Starlight” captivating our ears and “Even If I Don’t” lifting our hearts (despite the somber message). Here are some facts you may not know about our favorite no-pain-no-gain songbird.