(Press Release) Today, Amy Lee, the Grammy award-winning co-founder and lead vocalist of Evanescence, released a new Amazon Music Originals family album, Dream Too Much, as an exclusive with Amazon Music. The album, which features 12 newly recorded songs, including seven originals and five popular covers, is available for Prime members in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan starting today to exclusively stream and enjoy on Prime Music, at no additional cost to their membership. In addition, the album is available for all customers to purchase and download in MP3 format in the US, UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain and Japan. The album is currently available for purchase at www.amazon.com/dreamtoomuch.
Recently, Rolling Stone caught up with Amy to discuss the new project and debut the audio for the title track. The album has also received coverage in People, The Huffington Post, and Entertainment Weekly, who just premiered the video for "If You're A Star."
Joining Amazon’s growing library of original children’s and family music exclusively streaming on Prime Music, Dream Too Much is a collection of 12 songs that encourage children and families to sing along together. Inspired by Lee’s son and her own musical upbringing, the album features guest appearances by several family members, including backing vocals by her siblings, and instrumentals by both her father and uncle.
“Our focus when developing originals is to provide unique collections that Prime members can’t find anywhere else,” said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. “Amy Lee’s versatility as an award-winning rock vocalist gave us an opportunity to rethink traditional children’s music and create an album that can be enjoyed by every member of the family—we can’t wait for Prime members to listen.”
“This album is very personal to me. My husband and I had our first baby in 2014 and he has been the center of the inspiration for this children's album,” said Amy Lee. “Every song on this album has a story – whether it's an original for our son based on his favorite things or a song my dad used to sing to me when I was a little girl. I can't begin to tell you how fulfilling this project has been and how proud I am to unveil it to listeners on Prime Music.”
The full track listing for Amy Lee’s Dream Too Much:
· “Stand by Me”
· “Dream Too Much”
· “Bee and Duck”
· “I’m Not Tired”
· “Little Bird”
· “Rubber Duckie”
· “Hello, Goodbye”
· “Donkey and Chicken”
· “The End of the Book”
· “If You’re a Star”
· “Goodnight My Love”
Prime members can listen to the entire album at no additional cost to their membership on compatible devices that support Amazon Music, including Amazon Echo, Fire devices, iPads, iPhones, Android devices, Sonos Players, the Web and more—songs can also be downloaded for offline listening on mobile devices. To find out how to listen, visit http://www.amazon.com/howtolisten. In addition to exclusively streaming on Prime Music, and digital download availability, customers can also come to Amazon.com to purchase the physical CD of the album, Dream Too Much-- at www.amazon.com/dreamtoomuch. A full-length video featuring animated interpretations of every songs is currently in the works and will premiere in the fall on Amazon Prime.
To watch a short video of Amy Lee discussing the album visit: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KIZ5PHY
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