Erinn Williams

Erinn Williams

BandAlternativeSinger/Songwriter

Erinn Williams brings a set of sultry-lilting-haunting-throaty pipes and original, poetic songs that rock, contemplate, mourn, and meander. She pushes herself to the hardest intensity then lifts into a higher register to a clear haunting sound. Erinn has been compared to PJ Harvey, and Cat Power

Biography

With a background in opera singing, and a "fiery spirit" which cascades out of her music, singer/songwriter Erinn Williams will leave your mind reeling. After receiving a Dean's Scholarship to study voice at the University of Southern California, Erinn decided that a move to Los Angeles would only bring her closer to realizing her dreams.

This "Independent Spirit" as an article in Backstage West (May 2002) called her, has pursued her career with determination and skill. Erinn has performed with her band at such coveted venues as The Whiskey, The Knitting Factory Main Stage, The Roxy, and The Mint, for the past 3 years. F.X. Network recently licensed her song "I am King" to appear on an episode of The Shield, (aired May, 02). Erinn studied songwiting with Phil Swann (Staff Writer for Dreamworks), and is currently studying with Harriet Schock ("Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady").

Erinn placed second in the "Chick Singer Night" National Songwriting Competition, with her song, "Revolution." In the fall of 2001 Erinn and her band were flown to Las Vegas to perform on Ed McMahon's TV Show, Next Big Star (PAX Network). Erinn has worked with such renowned producers as, Paul Ebersold (Spacehog, and Three Doors Down), and Jim Wirt (Incubus, Fiona Apple, and Alien Ant Farm). Jim Wirt recently produced Erinn's latest demo CD, "Damsel with a 6 Gun", which is now available at Aomeba Records in Hollywood, Rhino Records in Westwood, and Sea Level Records in Silver Lake, CA.

Aside from promoting herself as a singer/songwriter, Erinn has written both opera and rock music for the Independent film Mad Song. She sang opera around the word in an industrial showcase for the Wella Corporation. Erinn also sang opera in a national Coca-Cola commercial (Directed by Samuel Bair), and has cowritten and performed songs that have appeared on MTV (The Making of a Playboy Model).

Erinn's "alternative rock sound could be likened to a cross between Tori Amos and PJ Harvey" as stated in Backstage West. She has also been referred to as a distant cousin of Kate Bush." Look out for her live shows in Los Angeles, and listen to her music at www.myspace.com/erinn. Her CD, "Damsel with a 6 Gun" is available on the website and at her shows. Her full length album "Digging in the Dirt" will be released in 2006. A 5 song prerelease is available at: www.erinnwilliams.com, and at her shows.

Discography

"Digging in the Dirt" Album
"Damsel with a 6 Gun", Demo CD
"Revolution", Album

Set List

You Allways Closed your Eyes
Inch by Inch
Blind
Yellow Sky
Awake in Dreams
You Don't Come Here Anymore
Dirty
Damsel with a 6 Gun
The Battle
Make Love Not War