Liz Green truly brings something different to the realm of folk music; a fact that was clear enough when we caught up with her to gain a little knowledge into what the Manchester-based artist gets up to when she's not on tour and where some of the inspiration lies in her music.
Liz Green has a uniqueness that can be admired on all music spectrums and she welcomes everybody to form their own messages from her new album 'Haul Away' due out April 14th 2014 through [PIAS] records.
Contactmusic: Hi Liz, you have a new album out in April, what can you tell us about it?
Liz Green: It came about because the label asked me to write another album, which was really nice because I wasn't expecting the first one to do well enough to make another. I wasn't consciously writing an album; it wasn't like the first one where I already had a title and a track order and a cover about five years before the actual release. I'd been playing some of the songs from the second album whilst playing the first album so if people have been to see me live, some of the songs will sound really familiar; some of them I have been playing for about three years. The songs really came together just by playing together before we went into the studio. We would practice together, and then in between sessions it would hit me and I'd think, "That song works with that one", it was like I had thought about them together when actually I hadn't at all. There were lots of themes about travel, but most people are more than welcome to choose their own themes in my songs.
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Liz Green's new single, Bad Medicine, will be released on March 19th, through Play It Again Sam. It is taken from her debut album, O Devotion! which was released on November 14th, 2011. Liz has set off on her UK tour, which will finish in April. She will also be playing a number of festivals over the summer.
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