Song of the Day: “Money Only Hates Me” by Annie Crane


Photograph by Margaret Crane.
Today’s song is “Money Only Hates Me” by Annie Crane. This is the The latest track released from NYC-based folk singer Annie Crane’s upcoming album. This song is from her new album Jump With A Child’s Heart album which drops on October 4th, 2011 by Constant Clip Records. Crane uses her experience living in New York in her writing. The song was inspired by real-life events in which Crane lost her singing voice for three months in 2008. Frustrated with bad diagnoses from the only doctors she could afford, Crane eventually recovered, but not without being confronted directly with the harsh reality of being a have-not and a long rehabilitation. The silver lining is this song. “The city’s like a friend from childhood almost like… like distant kin. In one breadth enraging and supporting all I’d ever want to do,” sings Crane, summing up that time. Crane has a delightful voice and this is a sad, but beautiful, poignant.

Crane will be giving a way a copy of Jump With A Child’s Heart to each audience member that attends The Living Room performance. This past weekend Crane played record release party and will be launching several weeks of in bars, lounges and living rooms through the end of November.

Listen below and for more information check out her official website, MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

Annie Crane – Money Only Hates Me by fanaticpro

Annie Crane Live
10/01 New York, NY @ The Living Room (154 Ludlow St.) CD Release Show, 8PM, $10 (includes copy of CD)
10/13 Philadelphia, PA @ Green Line Cafe (4426 Locust St.,) w/ Nathan Reich, 7PM
10/15 Antrim, NH @ The Antrim Grange (Clinton Road, Route 31) 8PM, $5
10/16 Portland, ME @ Slainte Wine Bar & Lounge (24 Preble St.) 9PM
10/17 Montreal, PQ @ Grumpys Bar (1242 Bishop St.) Chick Pickin’ Mondays, w/ Brie Neilson, 9PM
10/19 Toronto, ON @ Free Times Cafe (320 College St.) 830PM, w/ Mary Stewart
10/20 Rochester, NY @ Abilene’s Bar & Lounge (153 Liberty Pole Way) 8PM
10/21 Ithaca, NY @ The Shop Cafe (312 East Seneca St.) 8PM
10/22 Baltimore, MD @ House Show [e-mail: info@anniecranemusic.com] 7PM
11/10 Nashville, TN @ TBA *
11/11 Indianapolis, IN @ House Show [e-mail: info@anniecranemusic.com] 8PM, w/ The Accordions, *
11/12 Columbus, OH @ TBA *
11/13 Cincinnati, OH @ Sitwells Coffeehouse (324 Ludlow Ave.) 8PM, *
11/14 Knoxville, TN @ House Show [email: info@anniecranemusic.com] 8PM, *
11/15 Asheville, NC @ Bobo Gallery (22 Lexington Ave.) 8PM, *
11/16 Johnson City, TN @ Acoustic Coffeehouse (415 W. Walnut St.) 8PM, *

11/17 Durham, NC @ The Broad Street Cafe (1116 Broad St.) 830PM, *
11/18 Staunton, VA @ Darjeeling Cafe (103 W. Beverley St.) 8PM, *
11/19 Baltimore, MD @ House Show [e-mail: caleb@calebstine.com] 7PM, *
11/20 Fredericksburg, VA @ TBA *
11/21 Kimberton, PA @ Camphill Village Community – Rose Hall (1601 Pughtown Rd.) *

12/04 New York, NY @ The Living Room (154 Ludlow St.) Jack Hardy Tribute Night, 430PM

* w/ Elam Blackman

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