Rachael Yamagata Interview on The Time Machine
Singer-songwriter Rachael Yamagata has been our most played artist on the radio since her EP release back in 2003. Some of her earlier material were on the air before 2003 and including her stint with Bumpus has made her one of our core artists who keeps delievering one wonderful recorded performance after another. Her approach to songs from other artists like Joni Mitchell , George Harrison and Judy Sill have kept her five year stronghold in place on our radio dial. Add in her work with other artists as varied as; Ryan Adams & The Cardinals, Toots & The Maytalls, Ben Lee, Rhett Miller, Bill Deasey, Ray LaMontagne, Chris Holmes, Jason Mraz, Bright Eyes and Mandy Moore...it appears that she will continue to be on our playlists for years to come.
Her debut release "Happenstance" produced by John Alagia kept pulling in our listeners and locking her status as "most played artist" right up until the end of 2007. Perfect timing for us because her sophomore release is scheduled to come out in 2008. We have no doubt that Rachael will continue her streak based on the upcoming songs that we've heard. Until a song like "Faster" dominates our charts next year, we offer this recent radio aircheck of another Maui afternoon where this gifted singer-songwriter dropped in for an interview on The Time Machine with host Michael McCartney. Rachael shared her musical inspirations and insights for our radio audience.
Official Website for Rachael Yamagata
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