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Melissa Etheridge returns with ‘4th Street Feeling’

By Patrick Luce Jul 2, 2012, 17:57 GMT

Melissa Etheridge returns with ‘4th Street Feeling’

The single and album were produced by John Shanks, whose first album production was Etheridge\'s 1999 Breakdown. Since that collaboration he has risen to the top ranks of rock and pop producers with credits including Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette and Bon Jovi, winning the 2005 Producer of the Year Grammy Award. "Fearless Love" spotlights the album\'s solid rock foundation with the core band of Etheridge on acoustic guitar, Shanks providing ...more

Oscar and two time Grammy winner Melissa Etheridge’s new studio album ‘4th Street Feeling’ is set for release on September 4th by Island Records. The first single on the album, “Falling Up,” debuted on RollingStone.com and will be available on iTunes beginning August 7th.

Recorded in Los Angeles at HOB Studios, the album was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Norah Jones) and Steve Booker (Duffy), and co-produced by Melissa Etheridge. Melissa wrote twelve new songs for the album, which features Blair Sinta on drums, Brett Simons on bass, Zac Rae on keyboards. Etheridge takes the lead on vocals, piano, harmonica, banjitar and some of her most stirring lead guitar work to date.

Melissa’s world tour will kick off on July 6th in Auckland, New Zealand. Confirmed dates for the tour thus far include:

July 6 Auckland, New Zealand
July 7 Wellington, New Zealand
July 9 Brisbane, Australia
July 10 Brisbane, Australia
July 11 Sydney, Australia
July 12 Sydney, Australia
July 14 Canberra, Australia
July 15 Melbourne, Australia
July 17 Adelaide, Australia
July 20 Perth, Australia
July 23 Honolulu, HI
July 24 Maui, HI
August 11 Portland, OR
August 12 Seattle, WA
September 22 New Orleans, LA
Additional tour dates will be forthcoming.



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Melissa Etheridge: Fearless Love

The single and album were produced by John Shanks, whose first album production was Etheridge's 1999 Breakdown. Since that collaboration he has risen to the top ranks of rock and ...more

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