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Corduroy Mag Feature

February 28th, 2009 | Published in Music, Web Exclusives Burgeoning folk songstress Samantha Crain is just about to see her first album drop, and when I call her on a Wednesday afternoon, she’s preparing for a lengthy summer tour by practicing with her band in their studio. Well, sort of. “We’d like to call it […]

  • Posted on February 28

Blurt - Samantha Crain Readies Her “Songs”

With her debut full-length, Songs in the Night, Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers deliver a shudderingly beautiful unique batch of songs in a style that’s been described as “meshing freak folk with a deep-seated, dust-bowel soul.” The 22-year-old Shawnee, OK native’s haunting voice, well-chosen words and emotional depth ring true in a way that […]

  • Posted on January 10

About Songs in the Night

There is inspiration beyond the crutches of anxiety and self-contempt. A soul realizing its full potential removed from a dim and murky den is a breeding-ground for vision and artistry. Songs In the Night is the account of this excavation for Samantha Crain, a 22-year-old Oklahoma-based songwriter. Crain’s full-length debut is the follow up to […]

  • Posted on January 9

End of the Year Lists

I Am Fuel, You Are Friends Blurt Magazine Writer Jamie Gadette This Mornin’ I am Born Again Best EPs and Best Songs I Hope Your Ears Bleed I Correct Myself I Mean All the Time Slowcoustic Each Note Secure Light In the Attic Records and Distribution

  • Posted on January 2

Art Star—Clicking Around With Music: Samantha Crain

The past year has been a busy one for Samantha Crain. Releasing “The Confiscation EP” in July, she’s managed to adhere to a rigorous touring schedule and already has her next full-length album, “Songs in the Night,” in the bag. All the hard work seems to be paying off—besides being featured in Paste Magazine’s “Best […]

  • Posted on November 12