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Erin McCarley Biography

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Birth Place: Garland, Texas, United States
Genres: Adult Alternative

Erin McCarley (born January 8, 1979 in Garland, Texas) is an alternative music singer-songwriter.

McCarley attended college at Baylor University, and is now based in Nashville, Tennessee. She has been compared to Sara Bareilles, Regina Spektor, Sheryl Crow, and Vanessa Carlton. During 2008, she was part of the "Hotel Café Tour" playing across the United States, and also performed at the 2008 SxSW festival. She was also part of the "Ten Out of Tenn" tour in Winter 2008/9. Her Universal Republic debut album, ''Love, Save the Empty,'' was released digitally on December 30, 2008 via iTunes. A physical album was expected January 6, 2009. The first single from the album, "Pony (It's OK)" was the iTunes Single of the Week for the first week of 2009. Her music has been featured on the TV shows ''Kyle XY'', ''One Tree Hill'', ''Grey's Anatomy'', ''Privileged'', ''Hawthorne'', and ''The Hills'' as well as in the film ''He's Just Not That Into You''. She was picked out by Andrew Leahey of the ''Washington Times'' as one of "4 to watch in early '09". McCarley performed on ''The Late Show with David Letterman'' on January 6, 2009 and on ''The Tonight Show with Jay Leno'' on February 12, 2009. McCarley recently sang back up on Every Subway Car, Barenaked Ladies' 2nd single from their new album, All In Good Time, their second(along with Born on a Pirate Ship) as a 4-piece.