Emily Anderson | Singer/Songwriter

Simple Things is RELEASED!

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017

Simple Things is RELEASED!

SIMPLE THINGS IS OFFICIALLY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AND STREAMING EVERYWHERE!!! (including eggplant emoji) Click image to download 🙂  ...

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“Lost and Found” Single Release

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

“Lost and Found” Single Release

Lost and Found is officially released into the internet! This track was one of my favorites to make on the whole album because of all the great musicians that I got to work with in the process. We recorded the string quartet in Boston, the full band in Nashville, and the vocals in LA, but it still sounds like one complete, marvelous thing. Hope you enjoy! Free download available through July 10 because free is my favorite number.     Arrangement by Avery...

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We Are Pamily Released (with a heavy heart)

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016

We Are Pamily Released (with a heavy heart)

I’m having a hard time this morning. I’m having a hard time thinking about this country founded on liberty, immigration, and acceptance. I keep reading articles and newsfeeds from friends, wondering how this happened. I am deeply saddened and scared for our country. It seems silly to be posting about new music. But I really think the first song of this EP speaks to what’s happening in this nation and world- “Brothers and sisters, what am I to say to you? I don’t know what you’re going through I have not seen what you have seen. Brothers and sisters, what am I to give to you? I don’t know where you’re going to I only know where I have been. Though I am small and we are far away it seems You are not alone, I’m calling out  your name Singing love for the falling rain Joy for the songs it brings Singing peace like the river, peace like the river, Peace like the river in spring”   We need to love our neighbors more than ever, be advocates for the voiceless, and instruments of peace. Be kind to one another, and to my fellow musicians out there- let’s make some art.  ...

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On the Road Again! FAR-West & Simple Things

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016

On the Road Again! FAR-West & Simple Things

It’s funny how I always forget what silence feels like. I’m currently sitting on the floor in my producer’s brother’s old bedroom in Erie, Pennsylvania, listening only to the drone of a ceiling fan and a perturbed bird outside the window. It feels amazing. This weekend was FAR-West, a conference in Bellvue for musicians, venue owners, house concert curators, and booking agents to gather together and connect. I was invited by Alaskan musician Karrie Pavish-Anderson, who is not only one of the most talented singers I know, but also she’s simply the loveliest person to be around. We traveled to Bellevue together from Fairbanks, and when we met up in Fairbanks, we realized we didn’t even know if the other person had siblings or not. But it didn’t matter; it felt like we had been long-time friends. And we got the sibling thing straightened out pretty quickly. The weekend is a blur. I didn’t have much concept of time because we were in a hotel the whole time and a full-night’s sleep was impossible, so I just stole naps when I could. Workshops were from 9am-5pm, then the main showcase stage had a show from 7-10pm, and the “Private Guerilla Showcases” (for the particularly shy gorillas) were on two floors of hotel rooms from 10pm-2am. I had 8 showcases in 3 days. Craziness. I was worried it was going to be a weekend of networking bombardment and a hurricane of business cards, but the community there was so kind and encouraging, it was more like summer camp than an episode of Survivor. Karrie and I stayed at the hotel on the “PGS” floor with two other wonderful songstresses, Mindy Dillard and Amber Ikeman. We named our room the “Ladies’ Lair” and it was a kind little refuge amidst the chaos, a perfect place for heart to hearts and tea drinking. So why am I in Erie, Pennsylvania? I’m embarking on an adventure with my dear friend and producer Mike Adams to finish recording my album, “Simple Things”. He’s got a car resembling a storm trooper that we are going to drive to Nashville in a few days, then drive back to Erie and hop on a plane to LA to finish vocals and overdub some final touches before hunkering down with the incredible Jordan King for final mixes. IT’S HAPPENING!!!!! Excited feels like a word I’ve been using too...

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Aurora Birch Tour

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

Aurora Birch Tour

About to embark upon a little Alaska tour with the lovely and unforgettable Aurora Birch! We might be in your neck of the woods very soon :). Thursday August 18- Fairbanks, The Marlin, 7pm Friday, August 19- Anchorage, Taproot, 7pm Saturday, August 20- Anchorage, House Show, 6:30pm- Click here for details! Thursday, August 25- Healy, Tonglen Lake Lodge,...

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Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards

Posted by on May 25, 2016

Rasmuson Individual Artist Awards

I am thrilled and humbled to announce I have been selected for the 2016 Individual Artist Award from the Rasmuson Foundation! I can’t express how grateful I am for this opportunity to create the art I want to with the people I love. It is an honor to share the roster with these incredibly talented artists I am proud to call my peers. In other words… YAYYYYYYYY!!!!! To every struggling artist out there, KEEP GOING!! Great things can happen if you keep working hard, making authentic art, and don’t let the doubt win. Thank you Rasmuson Foundation for supporting Alaskan artists and offering these life changing opportunities. http://www.rasmuson.org/news/foundation-announces-2016-individual-artist-award-recipients/ Here I am with yellow legs and not quite sure where to look… Standing next to two of my favorite Alaska ladies– Christy NaMee Eriksen and Karrie Pavish...

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