Posts Tagged ‘Sam Phillips’

Sam Phillips – Troubles Won’t Stay

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New music from Sam Phillips is 100% just-what-the-doctor ordered about now! We’re so excited to bring you “Troubles Won’t Stay” as this week’s top tune from Sam’s new eight song mini-album Human Contact Is Never Easy.

With Phillips stalwarts Jay Bellerose on drums, Jennifer Condos on bass, Eric Gorfain on guitar, keys, string arrangements, violin, and Richard Dodd on cello, Sam tackles themes of hope, love, and faith in a way that leaves us with a healthy dose of all three. The collection comprises four brand new songs produced by Sam, two never-before-released live versions of “Reflecting Light” and “If I Could Write” from the upcoming concert film, Live at Largo at the Coronet and two favorites from Push Any Button.

Sam sat down with Vox recently to discuss her busy year composing the score for the massive upcoming Gilmore Girls revival, A Year In the Life. Four new 90 minute episodes of the iconic show will premiere on Netflix just after Midnight this Friday November 25th!

Phillips maintains that “putting music to picture, when done right, is one of the more powerful mediums. Because you have writing, acting, visuals, and music all supporting each other. And the role of art” she says, “is to move us, to inspire us, and to mean something”. Legions of “La-La’s” fans all over the world tuning in to Netflix at 12:01AM on Friday will be attesting to that!

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Contact & Licensing info:
Sam Phillips is published by Eden Bridge Music/Some Kind Of Music, LLC (ASCAP) contact: Damon Booth – info@notablemusic.net. Administered by Downtown Music Publishing – contact: Sean McGraw seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com. Master controlled by Sam Phillips.

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life November 25th

maxresdefault 1024x576 Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life November 25thVox recently sat down with Gilmore Girls composer Sam Phillips on her busy year composing new music for the upcoming massive Gilmore Girls revival, A Year in the Life which premieres on Netflix at 12:01AM on November 25th! Click HERE to read.

Phillips maintains that “putting music to picture, when done right, is one of the more powerful mediums. You have writing, acting, visuals, and music all supporting each other. And the role of art”, she says, “is to move us, to inspire us, and to mean something”. Legions of “La La’s” fans all over the world tuning in to Netflix at 12:01am November 25th will be attesting to that!

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Gaby Moreno covers Sam Phillips

CqGExyMWIAQFStN 1024x919 Gaby Moreno covers Sam PhillipsHappy Release Day! Gaby Moreno covers Sam Phillips‘ “Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us” with “Hermana Rosetta” on her stunning new album Ilusión. Available today.

“It is a magnificent illustration of her fully developed skills as one of the more sophisticated singer/songwriters in our midst” – Allmusic.

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Sam Phillips – Zero Zero Zero!

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Big numbers go by
I close my eyes
I never count a large amount
My lucky number is below one
You never know when you might need a zero

When Sam Phillips and producer T Bone Burnett entered the studio to follow up her hit Grammy nominated Martinis & Bikinis album, they enlisted a bevy of A-list players such as Jon Brion, Jim Keltner, Matt Chamberlain, Don Heffington, Greg Leisz, Jerry Scheff and Marc Ribot, among many others, to craft an original musical soundscape – a retro-futuristic pop collection dubbed “Omnipop.”

Among Omnipop’s often overlooked gems include a co-write with REM (“Slapstick Heart”), and, an enduring favorite, “Zero Zero Zero!” Perhaps “Zero” is channeling the likes of Esquivel and his ilk, we don’t know… what we do know is that this pop nugget puts a big smile on our faces whenever we hear it.

So, on this 20th anniversary week of its’ release, take a peek into what we think Sam Phillips’ space-age bachelor(ette) pad might sound like. You never know when you might need a zero…

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Contact & Licensing info:
Sam Phillips is published by Eden Bridge Music/Some Kind Of Music, LLC (ASCAP) contact: Damon Booth – info@notablemusic.net. Administered by Downtown Music Publishing – contact: Sean McGraw
seanmcgraw@dmpgroup.com. Master controlled by Universal Music Group.

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