The Land In Between set for release 3rd Sep 2021 through the iconic Indie label Butterfly Effect on limited edition cream vinyl. The album explores concepts of freedom, liberation and distance, moving between edgy electric tracks to sparse emotive pieces with cello and piano. The fundamental themes that run through this album raise questions about our existence and the relationship we have to the land in which with live. There is beauty, strength and hope to be found inside these 9 songs.
ELAINE PALMER hails from an isolated village up on the North Yorkshire Moors but travels back and forward to her family in Phoenix Arizona. Growing up in an old Watermill in the wilds of Yorkshire Elaine surrounded herself by music, writing songs influenced by her surroundings both in Yorkshire and Arizona. Elaine has built a reputation for her distinctive voice and emotive mesmerizing stage presence. Elaine has released a handful of records and toured the UK and USA, sharing a stage with the likes of Paolo Nutini, Jonathan Richman, Patty Griffin, Jesca Hoop.
Elaine’s music receives great support from radio, Iain Anderson, Eve Blair and Bob Harris all declaring themselves fans with fantastic reviews from MOJO, UNCUT, Maverick, RnR Magazine.
Desert Songs released in 2019 was influenced by her travels in South West America and Mexico featuring MG Boulter on Pedal Steel received great reviews, radio play with BBC national and regional plays, interviews, live sessions and thousands of Spotify plays. Desert Songs was play listed by British Airways on all their flights Worldwide and received masses of airplay from USA stations reaching the Top 10 in the Indie Charts.
‘With a beautifully conversational voice, an unerring sense of melody and a bittersweet and wistful repertoire, Elaine Palmer is undoubtedly a talent’ – MOJO
‘A rich and powerful voice that ranges from a subtle whisper to a full-blown bluesy edge and writes incredible songs that stand-up to repeated listening’ – Maverick
Support from from special guest M G BOULTER
MG Boulter is a singer and songwriter living on the coast of the Thames Estuary, England. Releasing his debut album in Spring 2012 under the name The Whispering Pines, Boulter has been an integral member of leading UK Americana band The Lucky Strikes since 2007, starting out on bass before switching to guitar and vocals, penning much of their material. Since accompanying Simone Felice (The Felice Brothers) on various dates, including a prestigious Green Man Festival headline set in 2011, Boulter has become a full member of The Simone Felice Band, touring the US and UK, also opening shows as solo performer. As a much sought after pedal steel and guitar player he has worked with Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), Mumford & Sons, and is a touring member of Emily Portman’s Coracle Band and Blue Rose Code.
“Gorgeous, in a word” ★ ★ ★ ★ Uncut
“Highly recommended” ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Independent on Sunday
“Lovely.. ” ★ ★ ★ ★ Mojo
“Brings freshness to songwriting” ★ ★ ★ ★ Telegraph