Lindsay Ell released her eagerly-awaited debut album The Project on Friday, Aug. 11, via Stoney Creek Records. Upon release, the album catapulted to No. 1 on the iTunes Country albums chart and No. 2 on the iTunes All Genres albums chart. The 12-song collection is Ell’s first full-length album and has already solidified national appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! (6/20) and NBC’s The Today Show (8/9).
Click HERE to purchase and stream The Project.
The Project, produced by celebrated GRAMMY-winner Kristian Bush (Sugarland), follows their acclaimed collaboration on Ell’s debut EP Worth The Wait. The album features current single “Waiting On You,” which Rolling Stone Country applauds “is a showcase not only for the Canadian’s gifts as a singer but also as a guitarist.” Watch the official music video HERE.
The Project is the end result of a soul bearing creative process powered by true-to-life songwriting that inspired Ell to “find her artistic voice” (Billboard) and led Sounds Like Nashville to declare, “Lindsay Ell is one of the best, most diverse and talented acts poised to breakthrough the country scene.” From the funky and spirited “Champagne,” to the resilient and superbly relatable “Wildfire” to crowd-favorite “Criminal,” the album is layered with stand-outs.
In tandem with album release, Ell will team up with a media partner on Facebook Live each day throughout street week to stay connected with fans. Stay tuned to Ell’s Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for more information.
Early quotes on Lindsay and The Project —
“Her voice possibly drawing comparisons to powerhouses LeAnn Rimes and Christina Aguilera … ” — Sounds Like Nashville
“Ell’s singing and songwriting hearkens back to a number of pop stars with country and blues leanings, like Shania Twain and Sheryl Crow.” — Rolling Stone Country
“Lindsay Ell has all the makings to be a superstar! This is country pop at its best!” — Perez Hilton
“Listen up, she’s going to be a name to remember.” – Hollywood Life
“Force of talent.” — AXS
“A triple threat. Lindsay captivates with a combination of soulful vocals, great songwriting, and shredding on guitar.” — Whiskey Riff
“A dynamic title most encompassing what the young artist is capable of—melody, lyrics and production.” — Music Row on “Criminal”
“When you think of the list of all the best attributes you could throw into a blender to create a musical artist, such as soulful vocals, writing chops, ability to play the fire out of a guitar, being gorgeous, and not to mention class and kindness, Lindsay is all of it. Here’s to her future.” — Brad Paisley
The Stoney Creek Records artist is currently supporting superstar Brad Paisley on his Weekend Warrior World Tourthroughout the U.S. and Canada. To see all tour dates, click HERE.
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THE PROJECT TRACK LIST:
1) “Waiting On You” (Lindsay Ell, Adam Hambrick, Andrew DeRoberts)
2) “Champagne” (Lindsay Ell, Walker Hayes, Fred Wilhelm)
3) “Castle” (Lindsay Ell, Abbey Cone, Josh Kerr)
4) “Good” (Lindsay Ell, Adam Hambrick, Andrew DeRoberts)
5) “Wildfire” (Lindsay Ell, Kristian Bush)
6) “Mint” (Lindsay Ell, Justin Ebach)
7) “White Noise” (Kelsea Ballerini, Josh Kear, Ross Copperman)
8) “Criminal” (Lindsay Ell, Chris Stevens, Fred Wilhelm)
9) “Just Another Girl” (Lindsay Ell, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
10) “Space” (Caitlyn Smith, Heather Morgan, Maggie Chapman)
11) “Always Kiss The Girl” (Bobby Hamrick, Jarrad Kritzstein, Carly Pearce)
12) “Worth The Wait” (Lindsay Ell, Travis Meadows)