Steve Earle to produce new Egge CD
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Steve Earle to produce new Egge CD

Friday, July 30, 2010 – Singer-songwriter Ana Egge will record her seventh solo album with Steve Earle signed on to produce. Earle and Egge will head to Woodstock, N.Y. in the fall to record at the Levon Helm Studio.

"I thought of asking Steve based on the songs that I've been writing for this new album. They are mostly pretty stripped down, and I've been imagining them still being edgy in their feel or attack on the instruments," Egge said. "He produced my favorite records by my friends Ron Sexsmith and Lucinda Williams, so it just seemed right."

A few days after speaking with Earle, she dreamed they were recording at Levon Helm's studio in Woodstock.

The new album will follow up 2009's "Road To My Love." The disc will also be the sixth release for Parkinsong Records, an independent non-profit label, founded by the children of a Parkinson's disease sufferer that is dedicated to raising awareness for Parkinson's disease research.

Egge also is doing some touring. Tour dates are:

July 30 The Set Theatre Kilkenny, Ireland
July 31 Cork x Southwest Festival Skibbereen, Ireland
Aug. 2 Inishbofin Galway, Ireland
Aug. 7 Charherhouse School Surrey, UK
Aug. 8 Singleton Park Swansee, UK
Aug. 14 Center for Folk Music Encino, CA


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