It's been a busy year for Amy Ray. As half of iconic folk duo Indigo Girls, she received the Americana Music Association's Spirit Award along with a heartfelt introduction by longtime friend Brandi Carlile. Her acclaimed solo album, If It All Goes South, featuring a stunning collection of songs dealing with Ray's conflicted relationship with her beloved South, reached #10 on the Americana radio album chart and remains in the top 15.
Amy Ray has released a new animated video for her Top 20 Americana Radio single, "Joy Train," exclusively with Garden & Gun Magazine. The single appears on her 10th solo album, If It All Goes South, out now on Ray's own Daemon Records. Ray enlisted a North Georgia artist, Julie Best, to provide the animation set against a rural background filmed near her home.
Amy Ray releases a new single this week titled "Chuck Will's Widow," her 3rd in a series of solo singles released this past year. "Chuck Will's Widow" is available on all digital service providers on today and features guests Michelle Malone and The War and Treaty. The song, inspired by the mournful calls of the nightbird, resonated with Amy, a confessed night owl and premiered this week on Folk Alley.
Amy Ray is premiering the video for her new single “Muscadine” today with Garden & Gun. The song features Merge Records artist H.C. McEntire and is available through all digital service providers and Amy's own Daemon Records HERE. The song was penned by Amy Ray and recorded with her band remotely in their respective homes.