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New Melissa Etheridge album out
From a news release
2012-08-07

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(August 6, 2012 — Los Angeles, CA) - Oscar and two time Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge's latest studio album is available for pre-order at iTunes and the first single, "Falling Up" is available for sale beginning today. "4th Street Feeling" will be released September 4th by Island Records.

Recorded in Los Angeles at HOB Studios, the album was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Norah Jones) and Steve Booker (Duffy), and co-produced by Melissa Etheridge. Melissa wrote twelve new songs for the album, which features Blair Sinta on drums, Brett Simons on bass, Zac Rae on keyboards. Melissa takes the lead on vocals, piano, harmonica, banjitar and some of her most stirring lead guitar work to date.

The album will be released on vinyl and the following configurations:

Standard Edition

1. KANSAS CITY

2. 4th STREET FEELING

3. FALLING UP

4. SHOUT NOW

5. THE SHADOW OF A BLACK CROW

6. BE REAL

7. A DISASTER

8. SYMPATHY

9. ENOUGH RAIN

10. A SACRED HEART

11. I CAN WAIT

12. ROCK AND ROLL ME

Deluxe, a gatefold softpack that includes a 28-page booklet with handwritten lyrics and notes and a coaster.

1. KANSAS CITY

2. 4th STREET FEELING

3. FALLING UP

4. SHOUT NOW

5. THE SHADOW OF A BLACK CROW

6. BE REAL

7. A DISASTER

8. SYMPATHY

9. ENOUGH RAIN

10. A SACRED HEART

11. I CAN WAIT

12. ROCK AND ROLL ME

Bonus

YOU WILL

THE BEATING OF YOUR HEART

CHANGE THE WORLD

iTunes

1. KANSAS CITY

2. 4th STREET FEELING

3. FALLING UP

4. SHOUT NOW

5. THE SHADOW OF A BLACK CROW

6. BE REAL

7. A DISASTER

8. SYMPATHY

9. ENOUGH RAIN

10. A SACRED HEART

11. I CAN WAIT

12. ROCK AND ROLL ME

Bonus

Just What You Asked

Upcoming promotional appearances include:

Monday, August 6 Good Afternoon America

Monday, August 6 LiveSteam Performance 2PM PT/5PM ET

Tuesday, August 7 VH-1 Morning Buzz

Tuesday, August 7 Live at Soho Apple Store 7PM (Live)

Wednesday, August 8 Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live"

Etheridge also has the following confirmed tour dates:

Wednesday, October 3rd Oakland, CA Fox Theatre

Friday, October 5th Phoenix, AZ Wild Horse Pass Casino

Saturday, October 6th Las Vegas, NV The Joint

Sunday, October 7th Long Beach, CA Long Beach PAC Terrace Theatre

Tuesday, October 9th Denver, CO Paramount Theatre

Thursday, October 11th Tulsa, OK Hard Rock Casino — The Joint

Friday, October 12th Austin, TX Austin City Limits Live at Moody Theatre

Saturday, October 13th Dallas, TX Majestic Theatre

Friday, October 19th Atlantic City, NJ Caesars Circus Maximus

Saturday, October 20th New Brunswick, NJ State Theatre

Sunday, October 21st Boston, MA Orpheum Theatre

Tuesday, October 23rd Buffalo, NY Shea's Performing Arts Center

Wednesday, October 24th New York, NY Hammerstein Ballroom

Friday, October 26th Albany, NY The Palace Theatre

Saturday, October 27th Westbury, NY Westbury Theatre

Sunday, October 28th Rochester, NY Auditorium Theatre

Friday, November 2nd Bethesda, MD Strathmore Music Center

Saturday, November 3rd York, PA Strand Performing Arts Center

Tuesday, November 6th Montreal, QC Theatre Maisonneuve de la Place des Arts

Wednesday, November 7th Toronto, ON Massey Hall

Friday, November 9th Carmel, IN Carmel Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, November 10th Chicago, IL Chicago Theatre

Monday, November 12th Atlanta, GA Symphony Hall

Tuesday, November 13th Louisville, KY Palace Theatre

In addition to her recording career, Melissa hosts "The Melissa Etheridge Radio Show," syndicated through Benztown Radio Networks.

Melissa will be honored by the National Women's Museum of Art Washington DC this fall and will be included in the exhibition, "Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power." Organized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, the exhibition highlights the flashpoints, the firsts, the celebrated, and the lesser-known women who have influenced Rock and Roll from its inception through today. The exhibit will run Friday, September 7, 2012, through January 6, 2013

About Melissa Etheridge:

Melissa Etheridge has been a core Island Records artist since the release of her critically-acclaimed eponymous RIAA double-platinum debut album. For several years, Melissa's popularity built around such memorable songs as "Bring Me Some Water" (from her debut), "No Souvenirs" (from Brave And Crazy) and "Ain't It Heavy" (from Never Enough), for which she won her first Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal.

Melissa hit her commercial and artistic stride with her fourth album the six-times platinum Yes I Am, featuring the massive hits "I'm the Only One" and "Come to My Window. The album went six times platinum and spent more than two and a half years on the album chart. Her highest charting album to date, Your Little Secret (#6 on the Billboard Top 200), included the hit single, "I Want to Come Over." Her astounding success led Etheridge to receive the Songwriter of the Year honor at the ASCAP Pop Awards, two Grammy awards, and the Academy Award® in 2007 for her song "I Need To Wake Up." In 2011, Melissa made her Broadway debut as St. Jimmy in Green Day's rock opera, American Idiot, and received her Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. 4th Street Feeling will be Melissa's 12th studio album for Island Records.

http://www.melissaetheridge.com/


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