“Using warming soundscapes as her backing, the artist dynamically invites us into her world and introduces us to her true authentic self.” – Wonderland
“…one of country music’s most intriguing female artists at the moment.” – People
“In Townes’ latest release, she again proves her mettle as a writer and vocalist.” – Billboard
NASHVILLE, Tenn.(6 April, 2022) – Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Tenille Townes reveals the tracklisting for her upcoming EP, Masquerades, set to be released on 22 April via Columbia Nashville/Sony Music Nashville in partnership with RCA Records. The EP will feature tracks with hit singer-songwriter Wrabel, who duets with Tenille on ‘When You Need It,’ as well as BRELAND, known for fusing Gospel, R&B and Country, on ‘Shared Walls.’ The soul-baring collection sees Tenille pull her own mask down and shine a light on those emotions that we get used to hiding. Click here to watch the EP’s trailer.
Alongside an ever-growing touring schedule, this past weekend, Tenille hosted her 12th annual Big Hearts for Big Kids event in Alberta, Canada, raising over $450,000. At just 15, she started the concert fundraiser in her hometown to benefit her local youth shelter, The Sunrise House, raising over $2 million thus far.
This year’s event kicked off “Big Hearts On The Road,” a mini-tour set to hit Nashville on 3 May at Exit/In on behalf of Room In The Inn, Dallas on 12 May on behalf of Midlothian Manna House, and Charlotte on 14 May on behalf of S.A.F.E. Animal Haven Rescue. Tenille took her event on the road to inspire people in their own hometowns to make a difference, where she’s partnering with fans at every stop to raise money for a cause close to their hearts. She brings her guitar and a heart for helping others and the fan brings their cause and a desire to make an impact in their community. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.
Most recently, Tenille released the song ‘When’s It Gonna Happen‘ which will be featured on her forthcoming EP, as a response to an outpouring of fan support on social media to the track. With lyrics like “Sometimes I feel like I’m the last one standing / I look around and all my friends are falling in love,” it’s little wonder fans connected with the hope, insecurity, fear, and anticipation Townes brings to life through the driving track. Last month, Tenille performed the track on the Academy of Country Music Awards red carpet. Watch here.
Last month, Tenille performed as a mainstage artist at the C2C: Country to Country festival in London (The O2), Dublin (The 3Arena) and Glasgow (The Ovo Hydro), and announced an October UK/European headlining tour. The 6-date run, some of which is part of UK Country Music Week, will see the singer performing London, Glasgow, Bristol, Manchester, Berlin and Hamburg. Tickets are on sale here.
1. When You Need It (featuring Wrabel)
2. When’s It Gonna Happen
3. The Sound of Being Alone
4. Villain In Me
5. Shared Walls (featuring BRELAND)
6. Same Road Home
7. Light In Your Eyes
About Tenille Townes:
Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Tenille Townes will release her new project Masquerades April 22 via Columbia Nashville/Sony Music Nashville in partnership with RCA Records. A meditation on duality, self-reflection, and embracing flaws, Masquerades follows her acclaimed debut album The Lemonade Stand , which was named Country Album of the Year at the 50th JUNO Awards and Album of the Year at the 2021 Canadian CMA Awards, where Townes also earned her third consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year trophy. The two-time ACM Award-winner is also the first female artist in Mediabase Canada history to achieve two No. 1 singles (Music Canada Gold-certified “Jersey On The Wall (I’m Just Asking),” Music Canada Platinum-certified and RIAA Gold-certified “Somebody’s Daughter”). Following standout support runs with Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Brothers Osborne, George Strait and Reba, Townes recently wrapped her first headlining U.S. trek, the VILLAIN IN ME TOUR, and will open for Brooks & Dunn on select dates before embarking on her own headline European tour. A Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, Townes has been featured by NPR, Variety, Refinery29, Billboard, Rolling Stone, NBC’s “TODAY,” BBC and more. Additionally, she has raised over $2 million for Big Hearts For Big Kids, a non-profit she started when she was 12 years old to benefit a youth shelter in her hometown, which has grown to support organizations such as Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.