Lucia Comnes is an American singer, songwriter, fiddler and guitarist with a ‘singular voice’ (San Francisco Chronicle) whose roots music crosses genres of Americana, Folk, Irish, Bluegrass & Rock.

DELFINA RECORDS hosts an Artist Interview with Lucia Comnes on why she made her new album ‘Love, Hope & Tyranny’, playing with Joan Baez, Paul Brady, Vieux Farka Toure and the T Sisters, playing for 60,000 people at the Oakland Colosseum, being inspired by Madonna, Emmylou Harris and First Aid Kit, winning the Grand Prize in Dallas, Texas, for Best Song and her upcoming recording session in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Lucia’s new album, ‘Love, Hope & Tyranny’ is now for sale on iTunes and Spotify.
LISTEN: Track 1 – “No Hiding Place”

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My new album, ‘Love, Hope & Tyranny’, was released in the UK and Europe on Monday, June 1, 2015, and in the USA on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. The album features 13 of my new original songs, was produced by Jeffrey Wood (Luka Bloom, Penelope Houston) & Gawain Mathews and recorded/mixed at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California. It was funded in part by many supporters via the platform PledgeMusic. A part of the albums proceeds will be donated to the STRAW Project to help kids plant thousands of trees every year.

“Lucia Comnes is a singer, songwriter, fiddler & guitarist with a ‘singular voice’ (SF Chronicle) and ‘a powerful imagination’ (C. Poling) whose atmospheric roots music crosses genres of Americana, folk, Celtic, bluegrass & alternative.”

Read the latest reviews of ‘Love, Hope & Tyranny’ here.

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Track 1 off my new album ‘Love, Hope & Tyranny’ was recognized today by the Dallas Songwriters Association Song Contest. I submitted the song in the Americana category. Not only did the song win FIRST PLACE in the AMERICANA category, but it won the single GRAND PRIZE for best song in all categories. What an honor!

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2014 DSA SONG CONTEST WINNERS
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GRAND PRIZE
1. No Hiding Place by Lucia Comnes and Gawain Mathews, San Francisco, CA
2. Say That You Love by Gracie Lott, De Soto, TX
3. Something Just Clicks by James Bennett, Tulsa, OK

AMERICANA
1. No Hiding Place by Lucia Comnes and Gawain Mathews, San Francisco, CA
2. Over Space & Time by Nitanee Paris, Malibu, CA
3. Hold Me by Dickey Johnson, Dallas, Tx

Grand Prize includes $100 cash prize, a Casio Privia keyboard and recording time at Beaird Music Studios in Nashville, TN.

Many thanks to Roy Elkins and the Dallas Songwriters Association for this recognition.