I hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and well, in these unprecedented times.
I'm happy to share that my album "Character" has been entered into the initial round of Grammy® voting. While I wrote and recorded it following my recent cancer recovery, I have heard from many different people that these songs exploring the meaning of the word "character" have gained a whole different resonance this year. I would greatly appreciate your consideration!
xo & light,
For Your Grammy® Consideration:
Celebrated Singer/Songwriter Rachael Sage
The critically acclaimed album "Character"
For your consideration for:
Album of the Year — Character
Record of the Year — "Blue Sky Days"
Song of the Year — "Blue Sky Days"
Best Pop Vocal Album — Character
Best Pop Solo Performance — "Blue Sky Days"
Best Rock Performance — "Character"
Best Rock Song — "Character"
Best American Roots Performance — "Ohio (Acoustic)"
Best American Roots Song — "Damaged (Acoustic)"
Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals — "Both Hands"
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical — "Character"
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical — Rachael Sage & Andy Zulla, "Character"
Best Folk Album — Character (Acoustic)
Best Music Video — "Blue Sky Days"
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View The "Blue Sky Days" Video:
Character is a collection of songs written following Rachael Sage's recent cancer experience. Throughout the revelatory collection, Sage reflects on such concepts as gratitude, compassion, authenticity and optimism, questioning what comprises character – and lifting herself up in the process. Produced by Sage & Grammy® winner Andy Zulla (Kelly Clarkson, Rod Stewart).
- Single "Blue Sky Days" spent 2 weeks on Billboard Top 40 Indicator Chart
- Single "Blue Sky Days" spent 10 weeks on Mediabase Top 40 Chart
- Produced by Rachael Sage & Grammy® winner Andy Zulla
- Guest string arranger: Grammy® Nominee Dave Eggar
- Mastered by Grammy® winner Alan Silverman
"An accomplished songwriter, a successful entrepreneur and a mesmerizing entertainer...The songs are thoughtful, pensive and flush with an emotional flourish, all carefully and adeptly executed...Sage is simply superb." — Goldmine
"Rachael's lyrics are life changing, her melody and changes are filled with beauty and hope...so honest, so real, so tender, so truthful...one of my favorite songwriters of all time." — Beth Hart, Grammy®-nominated singer & songwriter
"...quietly joyous...strikingly stylistic...From the fire of her adversity Rachael Sage has certainly created a beautiful collection of songs." — Rock-N-Reel
"Beautiful songs...This feels to me like a breakthrough record...a new honesty and a true voice." — Howard Jones
"Character (is) an album as celebratory as it is humbling, as joyous as it is reflective, and filled to the brim with unadulterated gratitude for simply being alive." — Indie Music