Emma Hill

Emma Hill

BandFolkSinger/Songwriter

Emma Hill has chops, period. The sultry Northwest folker accomplishes eclectic feats of eye-closing, hip swaying whimsy, crafting songs that are playful, powerful, and wholly her own. Her sophomore release, Clumsy Seduction, is a testament to her masterful understanding of balance in songwriting.

Biography

Emma Hill is a 21 year old singer songwriter living in Portland Oregon. Emma began crafting her personal flavor of Folksy-Pop in the small Alaskan village she grew up in. After moving to Wasilla for High School, Emma quickly became a staple of the budding Alaskan music scene, bringing her rurally influenced stylings to Anchorage. Emma sang with the group Blackbird Productions and as half of the folk duo Pennies and Patches – garnering a large local recognition. In 2006 Pennies and Patches went on hiatus, and Emma found herself in Portland, Oregon and began writing more personal solo material. In 2007 Emma recorded and released her first full length album “Just Me” on Kuskokwim records. “Just Me” showcased her wide vocal range as well as her eclectic musical taste while staying in the realm of folk/Americana. Emma toured extensively to support the album throughout the west coast as well as national tour. The album also received regular radio play on college and independent radio stations. “Just Me” reached #8 on the KRUA Anchorage album charts. In 2008 Emma recorded her second album “Clumsy Seduction”, which is scheduled for release in March 2009 on Kuskokwim.
Emma maintains here strong folk/Americana roots while telling beautiful stories and unbelievably catchy melodies. Emma has always been commended for singing with a maturity beyond her years, on “Clumsy Seduction” she goes above and beyond; both in her voice and her songwriting. With full instrumentation and her signature songwriting style, “Clumsy Seduction” is the culmination of an artist on the brink. Emma has successfully come into her own solidifying her status within the Folk community as an “Artist to know” in 2009. Fans of her old material will be ecstatic, while new listeners will fall in love fast. The proof is in the album: Emma is one of the best young singer songwriters in the nation. Not that anyone was contesting that.

Emma with be on a 8 week national tour this summer with a full band in support of “Clumsy Seduction”.

Discography

"Just Me" (2007)

"Clumsy Seduction" (2009)

myspace.com/emmamariehill for singles

emmahillmusic.com