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"LEAVE YOUR SLEEP" BEST ALBUM LIST OF 2010

December 23, 2010

Natalie's 2010 release "Leave Your Sleep" has been selected by the NPR radio show Folk Alley as one of the Best Folk Albums of the year.

"LEAVE YOUR SLEEP" BEST MUSIC OF 2010

December 23, 2010

Rolling Stone's contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis has included Natalie's "Leave Your Sleep" album in his "Best Music of 2010" article.

"LEAVE YOUR SLEEP" TOP TEN PICK OF 2010

December 13, 2010

"Leave Your Sleep" has been included in the ten best new releases of the year in the "Pick of 2010" article by editor Jo Frost and editor-in-chief Simon Broughton of Songlines News.

"LEAVE YOUR SLEEP" BEST PACKAGED ALBUM OF THE YEAR

December 08, 2010

Natalie's most recent album "Leave Your Sleep" has been given the Best Packaged Album of the Year award in the 2010 fRoots Critics Poll.

NATIONAL UK POETRY DAY

October 07, 2010

October 7th is National Poetry Day in the UK with many special programs taking place across the country, in schools, libraries, bookshops and more.

STRIKING A CHORD

August 24, 2010

While in England in July Natalie visited the BBC to discuss the impact her song "Wonder" has had on listeners.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS ON SKY ARTS

August 20, 2010

Several performances, including Natalie's, from this year's Cambridge Folk Festival will be featured on Sky Arts television along with backstage interviews.

826 Valencia Workshop

August 18, 2010

While continuing her summer tour in California last week Natalie took some time off from performing to spend an afternoon conducting a workshop in San Francisco with a group of lucky teenagers.

October Orchestral Shows

August 11, 2010

Backed by a full symphony orchestra, Natalie will be performing both new songs from "Leave Your Sleep" and some of her best known hits.

iTUNES SESSION RELEASED

July 27, 2010

Natalie has released a mixture of re-recorded original music and cover songs in an iTunes session.

CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL & fROOTS ARTICLE

July 21, 2010

Natalie Merchant will headline the festival this year with a show on Saturday July 31st.

ETOWN BROADCAST

July 13, 2010

The eTown radio show is a weekly broadcast that can be heard across the country on NPR, public and commercia

THE GUARDIAN

July 12, 2010

An article and interview with Natalie was featured in the July 9th issue of the British newspaper The Guardian.

BBC Woman's Hour

June 14, 2010

On May 24th, while in London, Natalie recorded a feature on the BBC Radio 4 program "Women's Hour."

PBS NEWSHOUR

April 26, 2010

Arts and Entertainment correspondent Jeffery Brown interviews Merchant for PBS Newshour.

LEAVE YOUR SLEEP RELEASE DATE

April 13, 2010

Leave Your Sleep, the double album to be released worldwide on April 13th by Nonesuch Records.

GRANTA MAGAZINE

February 23, 2010

GRANTA Magazine, the British literary quarterly, founded at Cambridge University in 1889 publishes works by some of the world's most intriguing writers.

TED 2010 CONFERENCE

February 19, 2010

For the past 16 years some of the most innovative and creative people working in the fields of Technology, Education and Design have been gathering to share ideas at TED conferences in both the US and the UK on an annual basis.

CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE

February 19, 2010

A portrait of Natalie, taken by Mark Seliger, graces the cover of Chronogram magazine this month along with a feature article inside in which she discusses the new album, Leave Your Sleep.

CELTIC CONNECTIONS ON THE BBC

February 01, 2010

The BBC has posted four live songs from Merchant's forthcoming album Leave Your Sleep and an interview with Ricky Ross (of the Scottish band Deacon Blue) on their website.

NEW DESIGN FOR WEBSITE

January 04, 2010

The long awaited, newly redesigned nataliemerchant.com was launched on January 4, 2010.