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Rosie Carney Releases Highly Anticipated Debut Album

Rosie Carney Releases Highly Anticipated Debut Album

Building on over 30 million Spotify streams and 1.8 million monthly Spotify listeners, breakout singer-songwriter Rosie Carney's long-awaited, deeply personal debut album Bareis out today via Akira Records. Stream or purchase, including CD and vinyl HERE.

Bare is already receiving early rave reviews from the likes of Mojo Magazine who calls Carney's music "haunting" and "the sound of a troubled soul finding her voice" while Earmilk describes it as "astonishingly beautiful," "delicate but unwavering." The Irish Times praises the record as "a gorgeous cycle that runs the whole gamut of life, love and loss."

In support of the release, Carney will embark on a 26-date tour of the U.K and Europe with Benjamin Francis Leftwich. US tour dates soon to be announced. See below for details.

Of the highly anticipated record Carney says, "I hope these songs encourage people to go into themselves. I hope they somehow find parts of themselves when listening to them. I definitely found parts of myself when writing them. I hope they experience that-that intimacy with themselves.

In the works for several years, Bare is the product of personal struggles Carney endured while navigating a rapid rise in the music industry at a young age. Discovered and signed to Universal Music's Polydor at the age of 16, she fought to assert herself creatively within a large commercial system-facing pressure to co-write and even change her name-while simultaneously grappling with depression, anxiety and an eating disorder borne from personal trauma. By 18 she was dropped by the label without ever releasing a song, and ultimately left the major label system entirely. Throughout it all, the one constant has been her songwriting, which is both cathartic and empowering.

Carney was born in Hampshire, England and at 10 years old moved to Donegal on the northwest coast of Ireland. Inspired by the rugged and picturesque landscapes of her new home, she began writing music. In 2013 she received widespread attention with a performance on Ireland's leading live music TV series "Other Voices." That same year she played London's Bushstock, the first of many high profile festival billings including Latitude in the U.K., Electric Picnic in Ireland, Seven Layers in Amsterdam and SXSW in Austin. She recently supported Haux on a 28-date tour of 12 countries, including the U.S. and Canada.Most recently, Carney debuted tracks off the album including "Your Love Is Holy," whichThe 405 called "exquisite" noting that it "captures the swoon of a new romance," "Zoey," "Orchid" and "Thousand (feat. Lisa Hannnigan)," which Refinery 29 proclaimed, "['Thousand'] may follow you around for days after you press play."

ROSIE CARNEY LIVE

Solo:

January 30-Dublin, IE-Grand Social

January 31-London, UK-Courtyard Theatre

February 22-Stockholm, SE-Daze Days

March 2-Zürich, CH-Radar Festival

Supporting Benjamin Francis Leftwich:

March 21-Dublin, IE-Button Factory

March 22-Cork, IE-Cyprus Avenue

March 24-Belfast, UK-Empire Music Hall

March 25-Glasgow, UK-St. Luke's

March 26-Edinburgh, UK-The Caves

March 27-Newcastle, UK-Wylam Brewery

March 30-Manchester, UK-Gorilla

March 31-Liverpool, UK-Leaf

April 2-Cambridge, UK-Junction 2

April 3-Norwich, UK-Open

April 4-Leamington Spa, UK-Assembly

April 6-Exeter, UK-Cavern

April 7-Bristol, UK-Thekla

April 8-Cardiff, UK-The Globe

April 10-Oxford, UK-Church of St. John the Evangelist

April 11-London, UK-Union Chapel

April 12-Worthing, UK-St. Paul's Arts Centre

April 27-Paris, FR-Le Pop-Up du Label

April 28-Cologne, DE-Studio 672

April 29-Amsterdam, NL-Paradiso

May 1-Gent, BE-DOK Box

May 3-Munich, DE -Ampere

May 4-Vienna, AT-Haus der Musik

May 6-Prague, CZ-Rock Cafe

May 7-Berlin, DE-Privatclub

May 8-Hamburg, DE-Nochtwache

BARE TRACK LIST

1. What You've Been Looking For

2. Bare

3. Thousand (feat. Lisa Hannigan)

4. Winter

5. Humans

6. Awake Me

7. Zoey

8. Orchid

9. Your Love is Holy

10. 7

11. Bud(rose)

Photo credit: Daniel Alexander Harris



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