Jessica Lea Mayfield will release her new album 'Make My Head Sing.,' through ATO Records on 2nd June. Co-produced by Mayfield and her collaborator, bassist and husband Jesse Newport, the album was recorded at Nashville's Club Roar studio. 'Make My Head Sing.' is the follow-up to 2011's 'Tell Me,' which was produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach. Already receiving widespread critical praise in the US, check outnew track 'I Wanna Love You' below...
Of the new music Mayfield comments, "The whole record is just me and Jesse and my drummer Matt Martin. I think a lot of my favourite bands are guitar, bass and drums. I wanted to simplify things. Bands are so big these days, I wanted to get in the studio and make a rock record and hear real guitar tones and something heavy."
Mayfield's previous album 'Tell Me' was described by Rolling Stone, who named her an Artist to Watch, as "a disarming collision of stark country balladry, dynamic alternative rock and arty electronic pop." Additionally, the Associated Press asserted, "'Tell Me' is the portrait of a precocious girl growing into self-assured womanhood and a producer (Dan Auerbach) reaching the peak of his powers. It is a dark and moody album, full of delights throughout, and if it doesn't make Mayfield a star, that too will be heartbreaking," Mayfield also made her television debut on the 'Late Show with David Letterman', performing the album's first single, 'Our Hearts Are Wrong,' which NPR Music praised as ".genuinely moving."
'Make My Head Sing.' track listing:
2. I Wanna Love You
3. Standing In The Sun
4. Pure Stuff
5. Do I Have The Time
6. Party Drugs
7. Unknown Big Secret
8. Anything You Want
9. No Fun
10. Seein* Starz
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