What the world needs right now most is…. Hope; And Los Angeles based, singer-songwriter Brooke Stephenson is lavishly gifting tons of aspiration with her 2nd single ‘Backbone‘ from her upcoming debut ‘Americana EP‘, set to release on May 29th. Besides the vital aid of John Spiker (Tenacious D), who undertook the production duties, Brooke’s vocal performance is filled with emotion and expression in this magnetizing, bluegrass love gem, while the fiddle and slide guitar prove to be more than Shangri-la companions.
Come on, don’t hesitate. Get up & dance, and hug each other,,,,
Based in Los Angeles, singer-songwriter Brooke Stephenson tells stories that draw you in with beautifully compelling lyrics and dynamic melodies. Raised on musicians like Bonnie Raitt and Susan Tedeschi, Brooke’s voice is like “gumbo”, with one foot rooted in her love of Americana music, she incorporates a mix of country, soul, rock, and blues. Brooke’s storytelling brings songs to life, captivating audiences with powerful vocal performances, and holding their focus through delicate, vulnerable moments.
In 2019, after earning a spot on Kelly Clarkson’s team on NBC’s The Voice Season 17, Brooke worked one-on-one with Clarkson and her chosen advisor Normani, refining her musical palette. She also lent her voice to one of Andy Grammar’s latest tracks “I Found You”.
Brooke has spent the past year performing at some of LA’s most prominent songwriter venues, and writing songs for her debut Americana EP “Backbone”. This record will be released in 2020, and will include 7 songs produced by John Spiker (Tenacious D). “Backbone” is a body of work that details the curious mind of a 20-something year old, trying to navigate through life, while humbly clinging to her roots.