28 April 2009


For Immediate Release


Tuesday, April 28, 2009 (Vancouver, B.C.) – Maximum Music Group together with EMI Music Canada is proud to announce the release of Is Your Life As It Should Be the first new recording in over three years by acclaimed singer-songwriter Angela Harris.

Showcasing her at the height of her creative prowess "Is Your Life As It Should Be" is Angela's most moving and emotional collection of stories to date. All ten masterfully told and written tracks on this impressive new release are penned and co-produced by Harris and her longtime creative partner, the sought after engineer, Eric Reed (Tillers Folly, Ridley Bent, Wyckham Porteous).

Available in stores nationwide across Canada on Tuesday, April 28, Is Your Life As It Should Be will also be available for digital download at iTunes and all other major e-tailers worldwide.

Supported by a group of master musicians including Mani Nassefat, Craig Alan Mack, Tom Carter, Bruce Coughlan and Mike Sanyshyn, Is Your Life As It Should Be offers messages and stories of everyday people, in their everyday lives.

A simple and honest delivery recorded live off the floor, confirming Angela Harris as one of Canada's most treasured artists.

Angela has garnered 4 charting singles, 6 British Columbia Country Music Association (BCCMA) nominations and a West Coast Music Award (WCMA) nomination for Outstanding Roots Album. 

The Critics Speak about Angela Harris: 

“Angela Harris is blessed with a strong and honest voice and a way of stringing words into compelling personal vignettes that illuminate the corners of an interesting life." - Toronto Star

“Her voice is smooth and thick as molasses" - FFWD

“Angela Harris is more in line with the folkish likes of Lucinda Williams and Emmylou Harris (no relation)......intelligent, homegrown country that hasn't been soiled by pop over-production, Harris deserves attention.” - Winnipeg Free Press


Web Links: 
Angela Harris: http://www.myspace.com/angelaharris
Maximum Music Group: http://www.maximummusicgroup.com
EMI Music: http://www.shopemi.com
iTunes: iTunes

About Maximum Music:
The Maximum Music Group is a full service music marketing company based in Vancouver, Canada. Our award winning artist management and label divisions have released albums and overseen the careers of some of the most respected acts in music today including Angela Harris, Honey And The Money, Metalwood, Brad Turner, Zubot & Dawson, Jim Byrnes, Denzal Sinclaire, Randy Bachman and The Guess Who.

Maximum's artists have been recognized with:
- 6 Juno Awards
- 9 National Jazz Awards
- 6 Western Canadian Music Awards
- 5 Canadian "Indie" Music Awards 

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