Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2017-09-20
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Mary Lambert to release her first EP, Bold, May 5
From a press release
2017-03-31

facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email


March 31, 2017 — ( Los Angeles, CA ) — Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Mary Lambert has struck out on her own as an independent artist and will release her first EP, entitled Bold, on May 5th. Describing the EP as "feel good queer-pop," Lambert wrote and self-produced three of Bold's seven tracks entirely on her own, and wrote two with hit songwriter-producer Toby Gad ( Beyoncé, Demi Lovato ) and Tobias Karlsson ( Adam Lambert, Max Martin ). A video for the first single, "Know Your Name," will debut in April.

Last year, the Seattle-based Lambert amicably parted ways with Capitol Records and has been writing music and poems, and even a musical. "I am grateful to be independent, and to have the pressures of making music solely for-profit out of my life," she says. "The anxiety is gone, and I am the Unicorn Queen of my music. Bold is a collection of some of the funnest pop songs I've ever made. There is even a new very, very gay dancey pop song that says 'lady' a bunch of times." The EP also features her mother, Mary Kay Lambert, in a heart-warming duet.

To finance the making of Bold, Lambert launched a Kickstarter campaign, which raised over $68K and was fully funded in eight hours. Five years ago, Lambert used Kickstarter to create her debut EP, Letters Don't Talk. Following that, she was nominated for two Grammy Awards ( for "Song of the Year" and "Album of The Year" ) for her contributions to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love" ( and made history performing on the Grammy telecast with the duo and Madonna, while Queen Latifah memorably married 33 same-sex couples ). Lambert toured for three years, won an MTV Video Music Award, released an EP ( Welcome To The Age of My Body ) and a full-length album ( Heart On My Sleeve ), spoke at the U.N. about familial safety and inclusion for LGBT youth, released a single, "Secrets," about mental illness that reached No. 1 on the Billboard Dance Chart and was certified RIAA Gold, was honored as a chairperson for the Department of Health and Human Services for speaking about mental health. She also partnered with the National Park Service as a Centennial Ambassador and was featured in JC Penney's groundbreaking plus-size campaign, "Here I Am."

Next month, Lambert appears in an episode of the CPTV original performance series The Kate, which will begin streaming at thekate.tv April 24ththrough April 28th. The episode will air nationally on April 28th. She is currently working on her second collection of poetry, entitled Bless This Hell.

The track-listing for Bold is as follows:

1. Do Anything

2. Lay Your Head Down

3. Hang Out With You

4. Know Your Name

5. I'd Be Your Wife

6. Love is Love ( ft. Mary Kay Lambert )

7. Know Your Name ( The Reverb Junkie Remix )

Watch the video for "Hang Out With You" www.youtube.com/watch .

Watch the video for "Lay Your Head Down" www.youtube.com/watch .

For more about Mary Lambert, visit:

www.marylambertsings.com /


facebook twitter pin it google +1 reddit email




Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

Singer songwriter Jess Godwin helps students find their voices in Shameless workshop 2017-09-25 - CHICAGO — Singer songwriter Jess Godwin has crafted an avenue for students to build essential communication skills by way of the creative arts. ...


Gay News

Pink Hat Run to benefit women's organizations Nov. 4 2017-09-23 - The first annual Pink Hat Run will take place in Chicago Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 in Chicago's South Loop. The 5K/1 ...


Gay News

CME trader McGathey to host sales training 2017-09-22 - Virginia McGathey, President of McGathey Commodities, Corp., Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group Trader, Commentator and Certified B.A.N.K. Trainer will lead the launch and workshop ...


Gay News

Two projects of lesbian-owned tello Films nominated for honors 2017-09-22 - Nashville, TN ( September 20, 2017 ) — Lesbian-owned filmed production company, tello Films recently received news that two of their projects have ...


Gay News

Freelancers Anonymous, new LGBTQ comedy feature shooting in September 2017-09-20 - Award-winning Spanish filmmaker Sonia Sebastian ( De Chica en Chica/Amazon ) teams up with Lisa Cordileone and playwright Amy Dellagiarino to bring you ...


Gay News

Riot Fest melts faces in the park 2017-09-20 - Riot Fest rocked Douglas Park once again this year on Sept. 15-17. The weather was sunny with temperatures above 80 degrees—practically melting faces ...


Gay News

South Africa celebrates PrideTV's first anniversary 2017-09-20 - South Africa became the first African country to launch an LGBT network when PrideTV made it debut in August 2016. Since that ...


Gay News

Lavender Country in Chicago Sept. 26 2017-09-20 - Lavender Country—the band led by lifelong gay-rights and social-justice activist Patrick Haggerty—is coming to Chicago to perform at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia ...


Gay News

NUNN ON ONE: FILM Fawzia Mirza shows viewers 'Signature Move' 2017-09-20 - Signature Move—a new film directed by Jennifer Reeder and written by Fawzia Mirza and Lisa Donato—is a much-anticipated Chicago-made lesbian feature film that ...


Gay News

Showbiz news: 'Will & Grace,' drag show, Mario Lopez, Rosie's ex dies 2017-09-20 - In addition to Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally returning to reprise their roles on Will & Grace, the cast ...


 



Copyright © 2017 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group produces Windy City Queercast, & publishes Windy City Times,
The Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community,
Nightspots, Out! Resource Guide, and Identity.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.