Singer/songwriter Megan Bonnell is thrilled to announce the official release date of her new album, Magnolia, with Cadence Music on April 15, 2016. Megan teamed up once again with producers extraordinaire Chris Stringer (The Wooden Sky, Timber Timbre) and Joshua Van Tassel (David Myles, Gypsophilia), to create a stunning collection of 11 new songs, showcasing a very specific time in her life. Have a listen to the first single, Can’t Have You, and pre-order the album now (details below).
Magnolia is a dynamic and emotionally endowed album that bares honest, raw and vulnerable songs. Album opener, Can’t Have You, exudes traces of romanticism. Like a handwritten love letter, it is a tender plea to let love go, “Lay me down if I can’t have you, Let me go if there’s nothing more that I can do.”
“Daughter + Bon Iver = Megan Bonnell” – Zimbio.com
“The song’s tenderness and beautiful simplicity demonstrates Bonnell’s continued growth as a songwriter.” – purevolume
“Can’t Have You is like a sunbeam coming through the window shining down on my morning coffee” – CBC Radio 2
“Magnolia started to take shape back in 2013. I was touring my first album Hunt and Chase and as I did, new songs started to arrive, and thank goodness for that. It was in the making of this record that I was able to make a certain kind of sense of the world around me.” Megan continues, “Love came and went, and then came again, and my family found itself blessed by the birth of my beautiful sister’s first little girl. Things were changing. I wanted to move forward, but I didn’t want time to diminish history’s meaning.”
Bonnell released her debut album Hunt And Chase in October 2013 on Nevado Records. She has toured Spain with John Grant, opened for Passenger at BIME Live festival (Bilbao, Spain) and performed at Barcelona Jazz Festival and The End festival (London, UK). She also did a full North American tour supporting Justin Nozuka, and has played at noteworthy summer festivals across North America such as Taste of Toronto, Field Trip Music Festival, and Gateway Festival. She recently shared the stage with Matt Corby at a SOLD OUT show in Toronto.
Stay tuned for tour date announcements!