Published 8 December 2010 by RM
Essie Jain has recorded a bewitching album of lullabies, entitled Until The Light Of Morning, which is the first release on her own label, Light Of Morning. The album will be released in stores in Europe next February, but if you're looking for a last minute Christmas gift for new parents, it can be purchased online now from Essie's new website, along with a range of gift packages including babywear, artwork prints and gift-wrapping.
Essie's first two albums, We Made This Ourselves and The Inbetween, were released by Leaf, but this project is a new beginning for the New York-based singer. Feeling the need to take greater control of her career beyond writing and performing music, Essie set up her own label and publishing company, and has become almost entirely self-sufficient. Initially made available earlier this year as a low-key digital-only release, Essie soon discovered a thirst for a physical item, with friends wanting to purchase multiple copies for gifts.
The album is unusual as far as children's music releases go, in that it's all original material rather than traditional songs or covers of pop hits. We wish Essie every success with it!
You can hear 'What A Big Wide World' and 'Lay Down' here:
Latest tracks by lightofmorning
And here's a beautifully intimate live video of Essie performing 'I'm Not Afraid Of The Dark':
The US Daytrotter site recorded a live session earlier this year, including some music from Until The Light Of Morning. Catch it here:
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- Melt Yourself Down + James Chance - London
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- Until Silence Arrives
- Roll The Dice - Assembly video
- Polar Bear - Life And Life video
- Roll The Dice - Aridity
- Melt Yourself Down - Live At The New Empowering Church
- Roll The Dice - Until Silence
- Polar Bear on the radio
- Melt Yourself Down - Record Store Day LP
- Polar Bear - In Each And Every One album stream
- Julia Kent Route Du Rock live video and London shows
Wildbirds & Peacedrums
Wildbirds & Peacedrums
Roll The Dice
Melt Yourself Down
Live At The New Empowering Church
In Each And Every One
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