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FIREHORSE @ Rockwood Stage 2 in NYC on Fri, Dec 16th – Last show of the year!


FIREHORSE is wrapping up quite a year. The captivating new project from singer/songwriter/instrumentalist Leah Siegel  recently released the eclectic debut, and so they ran faster… on vinyl and CD and has received praise from LA Times, NPR, Paste, Teen Vogue, MOKB & The L Mag, to name a few.

Firehorse did a wonderfully vulnerable and eye-opening feature with Todd Martens of the LA Times in October and her “Weekend Conversations” interview w/ Jim Fusilli of the Wall Street Journal aired this weekend.  Fusilli calls the album, “terrific,” and commends, “I love this album for so many reasons.  It’s got such a timeless vibe to it.”
FIREHORSE will be playing her final show of 2011 at ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL – STAGE 2 on FRI, DEC 16th at 9pm.
Lead track “Our Hearts” was WXPN’s My Morning Download last week and you can catch a rare, solo acoustic performance (filmed under a Prospect Park bridge) from The Bridge Sessions.  Expect a video for “Our Hearts” to kick off 2012 and listen to a full stream of and so they ran faster… here


196 Allen Street
New York, NY
w/ Enemies! & Taurus

Produced by Geoff Stanfield (Mark Kozelek, Sun Kil Moon, Moby) and with Steve Elliot on guitar, the inimitable Tim Luntzel (Rosanne Cash, Loudon Wainwright III, and more) on bass, and Brian Wolfe (Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Diane Schuur, Joan Jett, and others) on drums, and so they ran faster… explores the sonic possibilities and personal expression of an artist reaching for the next horizon.

The album is receiving spins on KCRW, WFUV “The Alternate Side,” KEXP (NYC), KUCR (LA) and WRAS (Atlanta), to name a few.
Please let us know if you’d like an advance copy of and so they ran faster…, to speak to Leah of Firehorse or to come out to the show.
“Firehorse has crafted a nine-track album that shows off her vocal range and drapes it in adventurous orchestral pop arrangements.”
– Todd Martens, LA TIMES

“Firehorse, fabulous fabulous songs and a great singer in Leah Siegel… Think the best of Jeff Buckley in a way”
– Bob Boilen, NPR’s “All Songs Considered”(CMJ Discoveries)

“Siegel’s powerhouse vocals were the highlight of the set, at times haunting and at other times providing the
perfect soundtrack to what quickly evolved into an indie-pop dance party.”
– Bonnie Stiernberg, PASTE Magazine (10 Great Bands from CMJ)
“Ms. Siegel’s evocative vocals recall a more mainstream Kate Bush or Cat Power’s Chan Marshall
minus the abstraction, and constantly belie the mechanical musical precision of chippy lead single, ‘Our Hearts’.”

“We haven’t stopped listening to first single ‘Our Hearts,’… Seriously, you’d be crazy not to download this track.”
– Leigh Belz, TEEN VOGUE
“the fusion of funk and pop and grunge, and a trained, confident voice were all the right ingredients, but the songs
themselves were some of the best crafted I’ve heard at this year’s CMJ.”
Sydney Brownstone, The L Magazine
“Brooklyn, N.Y. singer-songwriter Leah Siegel mixes dark electro and delicate pop melodies on her newest set of songs.”
“I want to hear something with balls that’s not afraid to show them. Then, through the smoke, walked Leah Siegel and Firehorse,
giant brass ones clanging as she came.”
Chris Bell, 411Mania/Earbuddy
“(Firehorse) commanded a packed room at Rockwood Music Hall”
– Tina Benitez, NY PRESS

“… solid songwriting chops, thoughtful lyrics and a voice that sounds a bit like Chan Marshall imagining how Jeff Buckley might interpret Billie Holiday.
Unquestionably one to watch.”

“If I could bottle this song up and jump into the bottle, (‘Our Hearts’) I would.  It’s heartfelt and fragile, sad but sweet.”

“(’Our Hearts’) offers melodic simplicity layered with the topic of passion with perfect balance of softer moments and crescendos.”
and So They Ran Faster is nothing short of vocal-driven femme fatale goodness: tough-as-nails with an I-am-woman-hear-me-roar spirit.”
Trina Lynn, THE OWL MAG

“Like David Bowie, Leah seems to be somewhat of a musical chameleon. She effortlessly adapts to whatever style she is singing with ease… Can’t say enough good things about And So They Ran Faster… It’s a focused ambitious effort and it just gets better with every spin.”

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