Chely Wright

I Am the Rain I Am The Rain I Am the Rain

Marketing Highlights

  • Full Publicity Campaign by Elaine Schock at Shock Ink. Schock will pursue press and tv opportunities related to both the release of her first new record in 5 years as well as her high profile LGBT activist work since her music and activist profiles are very intertwined (NYC just honored Chely for her LGBT activist work) (For Chely's last album she appeared on Oprah, Today Show, Ellen, ABC World News, etc.)
  • Full Social Media marketing campaign by Sneak Attack
  • Independent Radio campaign for Americana, non comm and comm AAA by Leslie Rouffe and Sean Coakley at Songlines, Ltd.
  • Banner Advertising targeted to relevant music websites.
  • Street Team Promotion
  • Online and print advertising coordinated RED
  • Extensive touring throughout the Fall of 2016 and in 2017 beginning with a New York Showcase at City Winery the week of release

Chely Wright's new record, I Am The Rain, was produced by Joe Henry (Elvis Costello and Alen Toussaint, Aaron Neville, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi). Guests providing backing vocals include Rodney Crowell, Emmylou Harris and The Milk Carton Kids. Emphasis tracks for promotion and marketing include "What About Your Heart", "Mexico" and "Holy War". Chely has been recognized for her leadership and outstanding contribution to the LGBTQ cummunity. She was the first country artist to publicly come out as a lesbian through her autobiography, announcement on the Today Show and award winning documentary on Showtime, Wish Me Away. In 1995, Academy of Country Music named Chely Top New Female Vocalist and by 2010 her eight albums and 19 singles have sold over 1,500,000 copies in the U.S.

Tracklist

1. Inside
2. Where Will You Be
3. At the Heart of Me
4. You Are the River
5. Holy War
6. What About Your Heart
7. Pain
8. Tomorrow Is a Long Time
9. Blood and Bones and Skin
10. Mexico
11. Next to Me
12. Halona
13. See Me Home

Album Details

Artist

Chely Wright

Album Title

I Am the Rain

Street Date

09/09/2016

Order Due Date

08/12/2016

Discount

7% (ends 09/15/2016)

Genre

Country

Label

MRI

Parent Label

MRI Entertainment

Configuration

CD Longplay

Price Code

CD15

UPC

020286222507

Box Lot

30

Catalog #

PRMG01

Album Details

Artist

Chely Wright

Album Title

I Am The Rain

Street Date

02/17/2017

Order Due Date

01/20/2017

Genre

Country

Label

MRI

Parent Label

MRI Entertainment

Configuration

Vinyl Longplay 33 1/3

Price Code

LP24

UPC

020286222514

Catalog #

PRMG01LP

Album Details

Artist

Chely Wright

Album Title

I Am the Rain

Preorder Date

07/22/2016

Street Date

09/09/2016

Genre

Country

Label

MRI

Parent Label

MRI Entertainment

Configuration

Digital Audio Longplay

UPC

886445986310