Listening Room: Avery Sunshine returns in glory on Twenty Sixty Four

Is there any artist in the past half decade of soul music who has made more of an impression than Avery Sunshine? The uber-talented singer and songwriter has leaped into the hearts of soul music lovers with a style that feels timeless, and a voice that is bright and seasoned. Her last full album virtually swept the SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, so we have been anxiously waiting for more. And now more is here.

Is there any artist in the past half decade of soul music who has made more of an impression than Avery Sunshine? The uber-talented singer and songwriter has leaped into the hearts of soul music lovers with a style that feels timeless, and a voice that is bright and seasoned. Her last full album virtually swept the SoulTracks Readers' Choice Awards, so we have been anxiously waiting for more. And now more is here.

Twenty Sixty Four is the long awaited new album, and it has arrived. Avery tells us about the interesting title: "When we decided to get married and Dana proposed to me, my prayer to God was to give me until 2064 with this man! I know I told you three million times that I would never ever, ever get married again but it is clear that you have sent me my completion and my love. I am grateful and I want to be with him as long as I can but if all I can get is to 2064 then I’ll be fine. I’ll be 89 and he will be 91 and all we will be able to do is eat ice cream together!”

The new album again reminds of why we all fell in love with Avery in the first place. It is another adult soul gem that should solidify her position as one of the brightest new stars we've seen. We're excited to be presenting Twenty Sixty Four as our newest SoulTracks Listening Room, giving SoulTrackers to hear clips from the album. So, wherever you are, stop and listen. You'll be glad to you did!

Avery SunshineTwenty Sixty Four

Click on CD cover below to check out Twenty Six Four at Amazon

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And check out Avery's performance on NPR's "Tiny Desk Concert" below!

 

 
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