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Cam declares "Mayday" with new video

Thursday, May 12, 2016 – Cam premiered her "Mayday" today on People.com!

The song is the second single from her debut disc with "Burning House" being a chart topper last year.

In the video, Cam adopts an Amelia Earhart-inspired role. Directed by Daniel Carberry, it was filmed at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Cal. and a water facility in Acton, Cal. The video treatment was written by Cam, Lindsay Marias and Carberry. "Mayday" was penned by Cam and Tyler Johnson.

Cam's new clip is a follow-up to her video debut, "Burning House," which earlier this week received three CMT Music Awards nominations for Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year and Breakthrough Video of the Year.

The "Mayday" video coincides with the launch tonight at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J. of Dierks Bentley's Somewhere On A Beach Tour on which Cam is the opening act through September

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Welcome to Cam Country EP CD review - Welcome to Cam Country EP
Following the legacy of other notable songwriters that have gone before her, Cam is stepping out from behind the shadows of the curtain where she's penned songs for artists like Miley Cyrus and Maggie Rose and is taking on the spotlight herself with her debut EP, "Welcome to Cam Country." And it's that fusion of pop sentiment, Southern California charm and real country sensibility that makes up the whole of the budding artist's sound. "My Mistake" leads things »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: No lead singer? No problem for The Earls of Leicester – The Earls of Leicester have been in a bind that could have caused other bands to cancel the show. The bluegrass band's lead singer Shawn Camp has suffered from laryngitis for 11 days. What to do? Put the vocals on the cords mainly of acoustic guitarist Jeff White and to a lesser extent Dobro player supreme Jerry Douglas.... »»»
Concert Review: At Newport Folk Festival, discovery rules – One of the enduring highlights of the Newport Folk Festival is the chance of discovery. This is not a festival filled with superstars. Far from it. Yes, there are veterans, who already have made a name for themselves (Brandi Carlile would fill the bill), and there are others who don't even know themselves how they landed in Newport.... »»»
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