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LEE AARON Launches HEART Cover Video For "Even It Up"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, April 9, 2024 @ 12:44 AM


New Covers Album Tattoo Me Out April 26th

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With "Even It Up", the one & only Lee Aaron reveals the second single taken from her forthcoming new studio album, Tattoo Me, set for international release on April 26th via Metalville Records.

Says Lee about her version of "Even It Up", "HEART were a very big influence on me and my music journey. The Wilson sisters were the 'real deal' - bad-ass women playing instruments and writing their own music. I loved all their albums up until that point, but "Even It Up" from Bebe Le Strange sent a really strong message about female equality that resonated with me. Songs like "Even it Up" and "Barracuda" were empowering both musically and lyrically and hugely influenced my later work. We slowed our version down and gave it a T-Rex groove, which I love. I think it makes it even tougher."

See & hear the brand-new video for "Even It Up" on KNAC.COM HERE.

"Songs are like tattoos" - the famous first line of Joni Mitchell's "Blue" - is a sentiment that has always resonated deeply for Canadian rocker Lee Aaron.

Eighteen albums into her career, Aaron has written, recorded, and produced music achieving gold and multi-platinum sales. Recognized as one of Canada's top rock vocalists, she's also made forays into jazz, blues, and even opera, receiving numerous awards and accolades and, most recently, a 2023 induction into Canada's Walk of Fame.

"The one thing I'd never done was a full covers album," says Aaron. "It seemed like a really cool and super-fun project to tackle at this point..."

Taking a nostalgic journey, Tattoo Me pays homage to musical trailblazers who helped shape her own artistic path. As a reflection of her eclectic taste, yet in keeping with a profound respect for the greats, these 11 dynamic tracks are a unique tapestry of influences that transcend era and genre.

"It started out as a heartfelt nod to artists we'd been influenced by in our youth, but the truth is, we didn't stop being influenced or being fans at 18, so the list kept evolving. It covers a few decades and a few unconventional choices, but it was incredibly rewarding to make!" she states.

Each track is a labor of love, infused with Aaron and her band's signature rock 'n' roll swagger, yet in keeping with a sense of reverence for the originals.

The album was produced by Aaron in her Vancouver studio and mixed by multi-media genius Frank Gryner (Rob Zombie, L7, Def Leppard, Larkin Poe, Ian Hunter).

"One of the positive things that came out of the pandemic was that we all upgraded our home studios and got very good at engineering and recording ourselves. No one was under the pressure of a studio clock, so the performances are as genuine as they're gonna get."

Tattoo Me is a sonic time capsule, bridging the decades. Once again, cementing her status as a rock 'n' roll chameleon, Aaron blends the old and the new, proving not only that the transcendent power of music never stops, but that she herself isn't ready to anytime soon.

Tracklisting for Lee Aaron's Tattoo Me:

  • "Tattoo"
  • "Are You Gonna Be My Girl"
  • "Even it Up"
  • "What is And What Should Never Be"
  • "Is it My Body"
  • "Go Your Own Way"
  • "The Pusher"
  • "Malibu"
  • "Someone Saved My Life Tonight"
  • "Connection"
  • "Teenage Kicks"


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