Signature Sounds artist Heather Maloney is touring with her 2018 EP, Just Enough Sun. The daughter of a psychotherapist and a carpenter, Heather’s songwriting is equal parts introspective and relatable. A SPIN Magazine “Artist to Watch”, Maloney’s performance is dubbed “Delicious” (Graham Nash) and “Visceral, utterly gorgeous” (New York Times).

Heather Maloney

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MASSACHUSETTS WRITER AND SONG-SINGER HEATHER MALONEY CELEBRATES THE RELEASE HER 2018 EP, JUST ENOUGH SUN. THE SIX SONGS (FIVE NEW ORIGINALS AND A COVER OF DYLAN’S “A HARD RAIN’S A-GONNA FALL”) WERE RECORDED AS MOSTLY SINGLE-TAKE, LIVE PERFORMANCES IN A ROOM WHERE INSTRUMENTS BLED INTO VOCAL MICS AND VOCALS INTO INSTRUMENTS. THE RESULT IS A RAW AND DEEPLY VULNERABLE COLLECTION SONGS THAT FOLLOW MALONEY’S LITERATE AND OFTEN HEARTBREAKING EXPLORATION OF FAMILY HISTORY, CHILDHOOD DREAMS AND THE ADULTHOOD REALITIES THAT BUTT-UP AGAINST THEM; LOSS, MISOGYNY, UNREQUITED LOVE, POVERTY, AND EVEN THE MORAL DILEMMA OF SENDING MONKEYS INTO SPACE FOR THE SAKE OF SCIENCE.

THE DAUGHTER OF A PSYCHOTHERAPIST AND A CARPENTER, HEATHER’S SONGWRITING IS EQUAL PARTS INTROSPECTIVE AND RELATABLE. WHEN THE SLAP-YOU-IN-THE-FACE POIGNANCY IN HER WRITING HAS PUSHED YOU JUST A LITTLE TOO FAR, SHE REACHES FOR A SPOON FULL OF SUGAR (A BEAUTIFUL IMAGE, A JOKE, A VOCAL BACKFLIP) AND THE MEDICINE GOES DOWN BEFORE YOU EVEN KNOW IT.

JUST ENOUGH SUN IS RELEASED BY THE CELEBRATED INDIE RECORD LABEL, SIGNATURE SOUNDS AND CO-PRODUCED BY ACCOMPANIST RYAN HOMMEL. THE RECORDING EFFORTLESSLY CAPTURES HOW HOMMEL AND MALONEY PERFORM THEIR LIVE SHOW AS A DUO, WITH SUBTLE INSTRUMENTATION THAT LIFTS THE SONGS UP TO NEW PLACES WITHOUT EVER SHIFTING THE FOCUS TOO FAR FROM MALONEY’S STUNNINGLY VISCERAL VOICE AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING LYRICS.

HER 2015 RECORD MAKING ME BREAK WAS PRODUCED BY BILL REYNOLDS (BAND OF HORSES, AVETT BROTHERS, LISSIE) AND FEATURES AN ALL-STAR BACKING BAND INCLUDING MEMBERS OF BAND OF HORSES (BILL REYNOLDS, TYLER RAMSEY), THE WALLFLOWERS, MY MORNING JACKET, AND DARLINGSIDE.

UPON THE RELEASE OF MAKING ME BREAK, MALONEY LANDED ON SPIN MAGAZINE’S “ARTIST TO WATCH”, WITH ENTHUSIASTIC REVIEWS FROM THE HUFFINGTON POST, CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND, AND NO DEPRESSION. THE LAST SONG ON THE RECORD, “NIGHTSTAND DRAWER”, BECAME MALONEY’S FIRST MAJOR TELEVISION SONG PLACEMENT ON THE CBS SERIES “ELEMENTARY”.

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