Diane Birch: Soul From The 'Bible Belt'

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Singer-songwriter Diane Birch has all the trademarks of a seasoned veteran. On her first album, Bible Belt, she skillfully blends soul, rock and pop; the results have attracted rave reviews.

Set List

  • "Valentino"
  • "Nothing but a Miracle"
  • "Ariel"
  • "Fire Escape"
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Birch originally moved to Los Angeles in the hopes of becoming a film composer. She learned piano and became a performer for hire, playing with prominent musicians like Prince. Before long, she began taking voice lessons and writing her own material. Birch was then contacted by a manager in England — who'd discovered her on MySpace — and helped her get a record deal. Bible Belt arrived in June; it blends soulful melodies with the best elements of classic rock, jazz and blues. Her vocal and musical style has been favorably compared to Norah Jones and Amy Winehouse.

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Album
Bible Belt
Artist
Diane Birch
Label
SC1
Released
2009

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