TENILLE TOWNES SIGNS WITH COLUMBIA NASHVILLE
AND RELEASES DEBUT EP LIVING ROOM WORKTAPES TODAY
“Tenille Townes: My Story” Premieres Today with VEVO
Grande Prairie, Alberta’s Townes to Join Devin Dawson, Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town on the Road in 2018
(April 13, 2018) – Nashville, Tenn. – Sony Music Nashville announces the signing of emerging singer-songwriter, Tenille Townes, to the Columbia Nashville imprint with the release of her debut major label introduction, Living Room Worktapes, available today. Listen here and watch the first installment of “Tenille Townes: My Story” on VEVO now.
Townes, 24, co-penned Living Room Worktapes, an atmospheric, acoustic four-track EP that previews what is to come from the rising artist. Produced by co-writer Daniel Tashian (Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour), Townes’ debut EP showcases the lyrical fortitude and soul-infused vocal talent that she has been crafting since she first began singing at age 5.
Townes’ music journey started in the vibrant community of her rural Canadian hometown, Grande Prairie, Alberta, where she learned to read by studying album liner notes and penned her first song by age 14. As a teenager, Townes grew in her artistry, touring throughout Canada and making frequent visits to Nashville, Tenn. for songwriting trips. At 18, Townes’ desired to connect her music with her heart for humanity and launched her own charitable music tour, Play It Forward , where she logged 35,000 miles leading leadership and music workshops for students throughout Canada. Soon after, Townes drove her Toyota Tacoma the 45-hour journey from Canada to Nashville in 2013 to pursue her music career and quickly immersed herself in the heart of the city’s songwriting community. She has since emerged as a dynamic and genre-defying artist for her timeless, lyrical wisdom and bluesy, soulful voice; signing to Sony Music Nashville and Big Yellow Dog Music.
Readied for a breakout 2018, Townes recently made her Sundance Film Festival and SXSW debut and joins Devin Dawson, Maren Morris and Steve Moakler for select tour dates this Spring. Townes has been tapped by Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town for the country superstars’ co-headlining The Bandwagon Tour launching July 2018. In between introducing her music to fans on the road, Townes is currently writing and recording her debut LP with producer, Jay Joyce, at his Neon Cross studio in Nashville, Tenn.
Living Room Worktapes Track Listing:
1. Where You Are
Tenille Townes/Daniel Tashian/Keelan Donovan
2. Jersey on the Wall
Tenille Townes/Tina Parol/Gordie Sampson
3. Somebody’s Daughter
Tenille Townes/Luke Laird/Barry Dean
4. White Horse
Tenille Townes/Jeremy Spillman/Daniel Tashian