Monday, September 19, 2011

Award-winning Singer / Songwriter Celebrates Vinyl Release

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 19, 2011 -- Award-winning Australian Indie-Country artist CHRIS PICKERING gets turntables spinning with the U.S. only release of a 7” vinyl featuring the first two singles from his critically acclaimed album, Work of Fiction. The record showcases "Fisherman's Daughter" and "I Just Want to Love" and will be available exclusively at PICKERING's shows beginning with the release party on October 6 at The 5 Spot in Nashville. Fans will have several  opportunities to see the singer/songwriter play live surrounding the 12th Annual Americana Music Festival.
  • Thursday, October 6th at The 5 Spot (1006 Forrest Avenue) beginning at 9 pm – the Official Vinyl Release with The Alabama Shakes and Andrew Combs
  • Tuesday, October 11th at The Bluebird Café (4104 Hillsboro Pike) – 6 pm  **Part of Sounds of Australia concert event
  • Sunday, October 16th at The Basement (1604 8th Avenue South) – 1:30 pm **Part of Sounds of Australia concert event
  • Sunday, October 16th at The Bluebird Café (4104 Hillsboro Pike) – 7:30 pm
  • Monday, October 17 at The National Underground (105 Broadway) – 6:00 pm
Watch the videos for the featured singles ( Fisherman's Daughter and I Just Want to Love You) on YouTube


Now a Tennessee resident, PICKERING has toured heavily throughout Australia, earning multiple music awards and nominations and releasing two full albums before turning his sights to the States. Since 2008, he has immersed himself in Nashville’s alt-country and indie music scenes, co-writing with local songwriters, gigging extensively and recording his third album, Work of Fiction (Oct. 2010, Longtime Listener), at Ardent Studios, Memphis with famed Stax producer Don Nix (Albert King, Freddie King). The album received rave reviews from both media and fans and helped to catapult PICKERING’s advance in the 2011 MusicCity Mayhem competition hosted by Nashville’s Independent Radio Lightning 100. CHRIS PICKERING continues to tour heavily throughout the U.S. and Australia.

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