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Alicia Witt Releases New Song 'Chasing Shadows'


Previous releases by Alicia Witt include 15000 Days, from Grammy award-winning producer Jacquire King.

Alicia Witt Releases New Song 'Chasing Shadows'

Actor, singer-songwriter and now author, Alicia Witt, has big plans for 2021. Witt will release a single, an album and for the first time a book. As a singer/songwriter Witt has played her piano-driven pop-rock music all over the world, including a performance at the renowned Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, where she resides, as well as opening for Ben Folds Five, John Fullbright, Rachel Platten, Jimmy Webb, and Bob Schneider. On June 25, Witt will release her single, "Chasing Shadows off her upcoming album, The Conduit. The single will be released by Symphonic Distribution.

Hear the new single here.

Says Witt of "Chasing Shadows," "This song describes a first date in downtown LA that I had with someone who I ended up in a 2 year relationship with, but which, looking back, felt from the start like it couldn't possibly last. 'We were broken long before we took that ride' - so often we begin dating someone as a band-aid for something that isn't healed, a 'history repeating itself' as we play back old patterns."

"Both of us had spent a lot of time in the spotlight, which adds an extra layer of strangeness to how you connect to others on a date," she says.

The album, The Conduit, will be released later in 2021. The Conduit is Alicia's fifth album, and her first as producer. The album is co-produced alongside Jordan Lehning (Lydia Luce) and Bill Reynolds. Witt plans to release two more singles before releasing the album.

On October 5th, Alicia Witt will add author to her resume. Witt's first book, Small Changes, will be released by Harper Collins. The book is an easy, no rules way to add more plant-based foods, peace and positivity into your life - through recipes, exercises, food substitutions, and healthy rituals. Witt has spent her career in the spotlight since age 7, and although it's offered her amazing experiences and creative freedom, it also brought insecurities and fatigue. Through trial and error, when Witt stepped back and incorporated small changes into her life, she noticed an enormous difference which made the actor healthier physically and emotionally. In Small Changes, Witt shows that journey to forming better habits and shows the ways that adopting "the small changes philosophy," has allowed her to find balance, eat better and feel healthier physical and emotionally.

Previous releases by Alicia Witt include 15000 Days, from Grammy award-winning producer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Norah Jones, Dawes) and the Ben Folds produced Revisionary History, hailed by Nashville Scene as "a piano-pop gem that sounds by turns like "Grey Seal"-era Elton John, an alt-universe Fiona Apple and a film-noir chanteuse notching her nights in cigarette burns on the fallboard."

Also known for her decades-long career as a prolific TV/film actress (beginning with David Lynch's 'Dune' at the age of 7), Alicia's music has been featured in numerous movies. Her most recent Hallmark Christmas movie, 2020's Christmas Tree Lane, features two of Witt's original songs. Alicia was most recently seen in Netflix's I Care A Lot, starring Rosamund Pike. The movie has been streamed over 56M times. She also leads the cast of Modern Persuasion. Other credits include Orange Is The New Black, The Walking Dead, ABC's Nashville, Two Weeks Notice, Mr Holland's Opus, The Sopranos, Cybill, and Urban Legend.

For more information, visit Alicia's website here.

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