SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

April 07, 2014 16:13 ET

Melanie Martinez Opens Her "Dollhouse"; Celebrated Singer/Songwriter Sets Debut EP, Showcased by Haunting New Single, "Dollhouse"

US Tour Gets Underway June 4th in Philadelphia, PA; "THE DOLLHOUSE EP" Arrives on May 20th

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Apr 7, 2014) - Atlantic Records has announced the debut release from acclaimed singer/songwriter Melanie Martinez. "THE DOLLHOUSE EP" arrives on May 20th and is highlighted by the stunning new single, "Dollhouse," which is available now on the iTunes Store (itunes.apple.com/us/album/dollhouse-single/id813791270). In addition, the track's compelling companion video is fast approaching 1 million individual views at Martinez's official YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/Melmartinezx3. Co-written by Martinez with GRAMMY® Award-nominated tunesmiths Kinetics & One Love (B.o.B, Neon Hitch), the dark pop dream of "Dollhouse" has already earned an array of ecstatic critical notices.

Having spent much of 2013 selling out clubs across the country, Martinez will celebrate "THE DOLLHOUSE EP" with her biggest national tour to date, kicking off June 4th at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's World Café and continuing through the end of June (see below itinerary). Additional live dates will be announced soon -- please see www.facebook.com/melaniemartinezmusic for updates.

Martinez -- who is also currently hard at work finishing her eagerly awaited debut album alongside such collaborators as Robopop (Jessie J, Lana Del Rey) and the aforementioned Kinetics & One Love -- has been hailed as a provocative singer, songwriter, and visual presence. The song "positions Martinez as an American version of Lorde," writes Newsday. "(Martinez) sings about a picture-perfect family that is much more troubled under the surface," declared Us Weekly, noting that Martinez -- a former contestant on NBC's smash reality singing competition series, The Voice -- "might be the show's first real breakout star." The Long Island, New York-native captured the country's imagination with her arresting performances on the highly rated Fall 2012 season of NBC's The Voice, driving her unique renditions of "Too Close" and "Seven Nation Army" to top 5 sales on the iTunes Store. In addition, Martinez' rendition of "Toxic" lit YouTube on fire, earning more than 6 million individual page views.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/melaniemartinezmusic, twitter.com/MelanieLBBH (@MelanieLBBH), and www.atlanticrecords.com.

 
MELANIE MARTINEZ
On Tour 2014
         
JUNE        
4   Philadelphia, PA   World Café
5   Norfolk, VA   FM Backstage
7   Ashville, NC   The Lab
9   Nashville, TN   High Watt
10   Atlanta, GA   Vinyl
12   Carrboro, NC   Cat's Cradle
14   Charlottesville, VA   The Southern
15   Baltimore, MD   Soundstage
16   Vienna, VA   Jammin' Java
18   Portland, ME   Port City Music Hall
19   Boston, MA   TBD
21   Providence, RI   The Met
24   New York, NY   Marlin Room
         

ADDITIONAL DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

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