Twisting in a Circle
'Possessing the sweetness of Judy Collins, the savvy of Rickie Lee Jones and the vulnerability of Fiona Apple...this is the sort of songwriting that makes you think and want to go back for more, over & over again.' Music Connection A singer, a songwriter, a pianist, a producer, a vocal arranger, and a recording artist with unparalleled style and hit commercial appeal, Kim Erin is an emerging Canadian artist with more than just talent alone. Her list of credentials is just as impressive with top honors at Canada's Royal Conservatory and The Musician's Institute in Hollywood, songs in feature movies, a four month tour in Asia, a spotlight on the VH1 series 'Road To Fame', an album nomination, vocal and songwriting awards, Billboard recognition and much more. She has created a powerful new amalgam of pop, rock, blues and soul; crystallizing her signature style. Kim has been diligently crafting her songwriting and performance skills for over 15 years and has been a performing musician since the age of five. Her writing style is tender yet brazen; with "lyrics that are provocative, thoughtful and exciting." A contemporary and sensitive songwriter, her song 'Home' was the only independent artist's work placed alongside cuts from legends like Jann Arden, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, and Boyz II Men on Hallmark's 'A Mother's Heart' CD, distributed by Universal Music. Another original song was featured in the HBO film 'Zebra Lounge,' starring Stephen Baldwin, and Billboard bestowed an Honourable Mention within the top 500 for 2 songs from her debut album. Former Sony exec Dale Kawashima also awarded her 'BEST SONG OF THE MONTH' and "TOP VOCALIST OF THE MONTH" through his prestigious organization, Songwriter Universe/SingerUniverse. "...an auspicious debut for this emerging artist...Erin is a talented singer and writer who is coming into her own as an artist and performer." Dale Kawashima Erin's debut album TWISTING IN A CIRCLE beautifully showcases her extremely versatile vocal range and style and intensely honest songwriting. The album received nomination at the 15th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards for "Independent Triple A Album of the Year", and earned her recognition as one of Music Connection's 14th annual "Hot 100 Unsigned Artists." It has garnered accolades from industry professionals and received radio airplay worldwide. 'Kim digs into her melodies, and lyrics, with passionate abandon. Her engaging smile lights up her beauty as she guides you on her musical journey.' Maxi Anderson Kim's live show scintillates with passion and emotion. This vibrant performer is empowering to watch as she takes charge of the stage with style and confidence, and holds the audience spellbound. Her show, not unlike her voice, is exceptionally dynamic and ranges "from a seductive whisper, to diva like heights." Backed by a seven piece band, she plays with some of the best musicians in the industry. Equally as powerful, ERIN accompanies herself on the keyboard when doing a solo show, or uses a two or three piece band, for her acoustic act. Powering through a rock anthem or caressing a ballad, Kim's world-class stage presence is sure to captivate you. Kim Erin has shared her music with three continents already, and continues to take her music around the world. Hundreds of live performances and studio sessions help make Erin's music as multifaceted as her career. She continues to build her following playing the hottest venues in Toronto, Los Angeles and beyond. Kim continues to push the envelope both in the studio and on stage, and refuses to sing a song the same way twice. Her music is fresh, unique and truly visionary.