Latest Press

Alaska Dispatch News-Brutal honesty doesn’t shake Samantha Crain

Brutal honesty doesn’t shake Samantha Crain | Alaska Dispatch News | Writer: Katie Medred | 6.10.15 On July 17, Oklahoma singer-songwriter Samantha Crain will release her fourth album, “Under Branch & Thorn & Tree.” But first, she’ll perform in Anchorage on Saturday, courtesy of KNBA-FM. “Under Branch & Thorn & Tree” will be nothing new […]

  • Posted on June 12

AXS-Interview: Samantha Crain talks art, analog and ‘Under Branch & Thorn & Tree’

Interview: Samantha Crain talks art, analog and ‘Under Branch & Thorn & Tree’ | AXS | Writer: Laurie Fanelli | 6.4.15 Samantha Crain is an old soul with a powerful voice and unstoppable ambition. The 28-year old singer-songwriter writes engaging songs in the vein of modern protest music and aims to produce art that creates […]

  • Posted on June 9

Thrivewire-Samantha Crain: Blue Collar Working Woman And Brilliant Singer/Songwriter

Samantha Crain: Blue Collar Working Woman And Brilliant Singer/Songwriter | Thrivewire | Writer: Scott Bedgood | 6.4.15 Some protest songs are straightforward. Neil Young’s “Let’s Impeach The President” doesn’t make use of much in the way of nuance. Some tell famous stories in a new way that can change how a listener felt about the original story […]

  • Posted on June 9

The Tulsa Voice-Pretty tough Songwriter Samantha Crain crushes the status quo

Pretty tough Songwriter Samantha Crain crushes the status quo | The Tulsa Voice | Writer: Megan Shepherd | 4.15 “Whatever gets me a paycheck and lets me be able to record an album.” It’s not a glamorous mantra, but it’s served Oklahoma City folk artist Samantha Crain pretty well thus far. Crain’s soulful drawl and pension for […]

  • Posted on April 20

PLAYBACK:stl-First Aid Kit w/ Samantha Crain

First Aid Kit w/Samantha Crain | PLAYBACK:stl | Ogden Theatre, Denver | Writer: Matt Ehrlich | 11.18.14 “Although anticipation for First Aid Kit was high, I think everyone wished Crain could have stayed and played twice as long.” Before Samantha Crain’s set was even half finished, I remarked to my wife that this was the […]

  • Posted on November 18