Mercy Bell with Paisley Fields
Rolling Stone calls Mercy Bell a distinct voice with a potent, progressive take on emotive, modern folk.
Born and raised in Massachusetts and California, Bell also lived in New York City and Arkansas before moving to Nashville. As a queer woman with Filipino heritage, she offers a unique perspective on the American experience.
In 2016 she lost her mother, her grandmother, and a long term relationship. She descended into grief. What brought her out of herself was writing songs again. She began to collaborate with her friend, producer and co-writer Trace Faulkner. Her two new singles Home and No Prayer, and upcoming second album, chronicle the depths of mania, anger, and depression she faced and the inexplicable grace that carried her out of it.
She has one album available All Good Cowboys (2010) on all streaming platforms. Her second album is set for release in 2019.
Paisley Fields are a queer country band, unapologetic about pushing boundaries and seeking inspiration in the unexpected. Though lead singer James Wilson is inspired by country musicians like Dolly Parton and Gram Parsons, he wanted Paisley Fields' lyrics to reflect a modern world. Pittsburgh City Paper writes, "While Paisley Fields have a good bit in common with contemporary country rich production, songs with pop bones and twangy accents the band probably won't be touring with Toby Keith anytime soon. They're a refreshing change from country radio." Paisley Fields tour frequently, and their latest album, Oh These Urban Fences, is described by No Depression as "a labor of love that demands your
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