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Vanessa Carlton Announces New Album “Love Is An Art”, Drops New Track “Future Pain”

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Vanessa Carlton. (Photo: Alysse Gafkjen)

Vanessa Carlton has announced the release of her upcoming sixth studio album Love Is An Art in Spring 2020. She also dropped a new original song titled “Future Pain”, which you can stream below. Both the track and the upcoming album were produced by Dave Fridmann (MGMT, Flaming Lips).

Carlton is not someone who fits neatly into one box. She attended both the School of American Ballet and Columbia University, and was discovered as a singer-songwriter/pianist when a cassette tape demo was given to legendary music impresario Ahmet Ertegun.

Fans first were first given a taste of Carlton’s musical evolution when she released the critically-acclaimed studio album Liberman in 2015 via Dine Alone. The simple instrumentation mixed with her wistful vocals and poignant lyrics brought you into her world and showcased a new side to this accomplished songwriter.

With her debut single “A Thousand Miles,” Carlton soared to the top of the Billboard charts and garnered multiple Grammy nominations. Her impact on pop culture has afforded Carlton the freedom to take creative risks and pursue artistic evolution.

In 2011, she set out as an independent recording artist with her album Rabbits on the Run, produced by the illustrious Steve Osborne (U2, A-ha) at the Peter Gabriel owned Real World studios.  Carlton continued her musical transformation when she released the critically-acclaimed studio album Liberman in 2015 via Dine Alone. The simple instrumentation mixed with her wistful vocals and poignant lyrics brought you into her world and showcased a new side to this accomplished songwriter.

An artist of various mediums, Carlton consistently pushes herself outside of her comfort zone to create memorable chapters in her storied career. Whether it is through music, dance or theater, new facets of her artistry are revealed with each new project. This summer, she made her Broadway debut as Carole King in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.

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