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Priscilla Ahn Starts Tour with Devotchka This Week, Album Cover Design Contest To End Soon

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Sunday, February 27, 2011

Priscilla Ahn Starts Tour with Devotchka This Week, Album Cover Design Contest To End Soon


Singer/songwriter Priscilla Ahn and her label, Blue Note Records have joined forces with Creative Allies to launch an album cover design contest for Ahn's forthcoming sophomore album When You Grow Up. The winner of the contest will receive $1,000, a credit in the album packaging, a Priscilla Ahn prize pack and will help out the creative director in planning the rest of the album's layout. Pretty cool! The deadline for submissions is midnight March 1st. You can visit the Creative Allies website for guidelines and to watch a special video message from Ahn.

Due out May 3rd, When You Grow Up was produced by Ethan Johns (Ray LaMontagne, Laura Marling, Ryan Adams) and features songwriting collaborations with Sia, Inara George (The Bird & The Bee), Eleni Mandell and Charlie Wadhams.
"Growth emerges as the central theme of When You Grow Up. The songs thread a loose storyline through life’s ups and downs with Ahn’s angelic voice narrating experiences beginning with childhood, progressing through cycles of romance and heartbreak, and concluding with the wise, reflective "Torch Song.” The album also exhibits Ahn’s continued growth as an artist and a songwriter since her 2008 debut A Good Day."
As Priscilla Ahn prepares for the release of her album in the Spring, the promo kicks off a bit early as Ahn has the privilege of supporting Devotchka on some tour dates, starting this Tuesday, March 1st in Salt Lake City. Check out tour dates below and while you're at it, check out a new video of Ahn's breezy take on John Lennon's "Love," a b-side from the new album.  "Love" was produced by Mike Andrews and the video was directed by Daniel Milder.

TOUR DATES (W/ DEVOTCHKA)

March 1//In The Venue//Salt Lake City, UT
March 2//Knitting Factory//Boise, ID
March 3//Roseland Theater//Portland, OR
March 4//Commodore//Vancouver, BC
March 5//Paramount Theatre//Seattle, WA
March 8//Great American Music Hall//San Francisco, CA
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