SongVault Artist Profile
California, United States
Susan has recorded three CD’s and is building an ever growing fan base among audiences and industry with an intelligent blend of modern sounds and sixties sensibilities. Fans of artists from Aimee Mann to the Beatles will love the chiming guitars and instantly singable choruses.
Growing up in New Jersey, the music of Rickie Lee Jones and Carole King sparked an emotional resonance and the Beatles supplied a lifetime of ideas about crafting concise, harmony riddled pop songs.
Skipping school to take the train into Manhattan revealed an alternate universe. "It was a far cry from the white bread suburbs where I grew up," she marvels. But California was even further. Once In Los Angeles, she committed herself to songwriting and began creating an ever growing catalogue of songs and developing a network of musicians from the bands of Rickie Lee Jones, Bonnie Raitt and Macy Gray, many of whom record and occasionally perform with her in the Los Angeles club scene.
TELEVISION: Smallville, Tarzan, Elimidate
RADIO: Wonderland spent almost six months in the top ten at PULSE RADIO, one of the 3 biggest internet radio stations in the UK, rising to number one for 3 weeks. Local LA KLOS, NPR (All Songs Considered), College Radio
AWARDS: BILLBOARD SONG CONTEST: 2nd place Alternative Category ASCAP: 6 Songwriting Merit Awards, We Are Listening: 4 Honorable Mentions UNISONG Finalist , MUSIC DISH: Best of Batch and Artist of the Week GARAGEBAND.COM: Track of the Day, DIY Honorable Mention – Album of the Year, DIY Runner Up for Songwriter of the Year 2006
UNITED AIRLINES and AIRFORCE 1 MUSIC PROGRAMS
“She has a colorful voice that invests her melodic, Beatles-influenced material with the kind of life that has garnered several TV placements. Her nimble lyrics impress us.” …….. MUSIC CONNECTION
“Her songs are exquisitely constructed, with just the right hooks to make them instantly hummable and impossible to get out of your head.” ….. MUSIC DISH