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Ingrid Michaelson

“Be a musician because you can not be anything else.”

US indie queen Ingrid Michaelson may have become a household name Stateside due to her music appearing recurrently in popular drama and comedy series (notably Grey’s Anatomy launched her biggest mainstream hit “The Way I Am”, but on these shores album number three “Everybody” will be viewed as a debut outing. No stranger to chart success (as a writer) on this side of the pond, Michaelson even co-penned Cheryl Cole’s Top 5 hit “Parachute”, she hopes to follow in the footsteps of good friends Jason Mraz and Sara Bareilles in breaking into UK chart territory as a singer. “Everybody” is album number three, but your UK debut. Do you feel debuting over in the UK with number four will demonstrate your honed ability? I didn’t plan that to be the case, it just happened. I am glad that it is the debut album in the UK because I am the most proud of it out of all my records,

““Everybody” is autobiographical and was not hard or scary to write. It was therapeutic.” “Everybody” is a break-up record. Have you ever been afraid to put your true emotions into your work? When I first started writing I did not write about myself, they were just stories. I don’t think it was because I was fearful. I just didn’t know how to do anything different. “Everybody” is autobiographical and was not hard or scary to write. It was therapeutic. You are also releasing a special edition double album, what prompted this decision? I wanted people in the UK to be able to own my earlier work without re-releasing the old records, so instread we simply squished a few of the best on two CDs. Your popularity Stateside is fast growing, how do you think your sound will be received in the UK? 14

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