For those of you who don’t know Allie has been touring with Ingrid Michaelson for about the last 2 years. I saw her perform both with Ingrid Michaelson on guitar and back up vocals and as a solo act.
There were times when she was singing solo where it was absolutely transfixing. Allie has a voice that is simple yet mesmerizing in a way that makes listening to the music she sings somewhat of a riddle.
I haven’t had a chance to listen to all of the music yet, but she performed “Passerby” in 2007 when I saw her and it was haunting and beautiful. I can’t wait to buy this album, but I want to buy it as a CD not as a digital download.
She sang solo in 2007 when I went to see her, but only as back up when I saw her with Ingrid Michaelson in 2008. After the concert back in November of 2008, Brittney and I went to Tom’s Diner just up the street from the venue. We were joking about how funny it would be if Ingrid and her band came walking in. Well, what do you know but the entire band except Ingrid came in and ordered…including Allie! I later tweeted to Allie that I saw her and she wrote back. She said her gravy smothered sandwich wasn’t that good.
Anyway, Allie is on a world tour of the eastern United States with Bess Rogers, another member of Ingrid’s Be Ok Tour band.
Either way I am highly suggesting that you take a listen to her stuff on Amazon or iTunes(coming soon). You can also check out Allie’s YouTube page full of fun videos of their World Tour of the Eastern United States. Make sure you BUY THE ALBUM. Don’t pirate it. These people make a living off of the hard work and talent they put in to these albums. So no piracy! I know that sounds so pretentious but Allie deserves it more than most any artist out there right now!