Today’s song is “When You Knew Me When” by Emily Arin. The singer hails from Montour Falls, New York. This song is off her debut album Patch of Land. The track is the album’s first single and also features Arin on electric guitar. The album was produced by Brian McTear (Matt Pond PA, Sharon Van Etten) and Greg Weeks (Espers), Arin has crafted songs with a wide-ranging mix of influences, from Hank Williams and Memphis Minnie to Nick Drake, Caetano Veloso, Tom Waits, Sybille Baier and Gillian Welch. Her debut studio album will be available February 8th, 2011.
In recent years, Arin’s songs have captured the attention of radio luminary, Vin Scelsa (“Idiot’s Delight,” WFUV), who said “‘When You Knew Me When’ just blows me away. Makes me cry every time. The album is beautiful. A total success. It is like a warm embrace.”
Emily Arin Live
02/13 Ithaca, NY @ Felicia’s Atomic Lounge