Concert Review: Ray Lamontagne at Cobb Energy Centre in Atlanta
: December 07, 2012
Since his debut release, Trouble, in 2004, Ray Lamontagne has established himself as one of the brightest stars among the new wave of folk singer-songwriters. His lyrics have a pro ...
Ray Lamontagne Atlanta, Nashville Shows Postponed Due to Strep Throat
: November 28, 2012
Ray Lamontagne is currently wrapping up the final dates of his U.S. fall acoustic tour. Unfortunately, things have hit a road bump. Tonight's show at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Performi ...
Wilco, Ray Lamontagne, Arcade Fire Make Obama’s Spotify Playlist
: February 10, 2012
Early this morning, via Twitter, President Obama’s campaign staff released a Spotify playlist of the music that will soundtrack the president’s upcoming reelection campaign. An ...
Ray Lamontagne Rolls Out New Batch of Tour Dates with Levon Helm
: September 14, 2010
Ray LaMontagne, along with The Pariah Dogs, will be joining Levon Helm Band as co-headliners in eight cities starting in Jacksonville, FL on November 2 and wrapping up in Austin, T ...
ray lamontagne Biography
The American singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne was born in New Jersey on June 18, 1973. LaMontagne has released four albums: 2004's Trouble, 2006's Till the Sun Turns Black, 2008's Gossip in the Grain, and 2010's God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise. Trouble in the UK made it into the top five with the title track making it into the top 25. In the U.S. Till the Sun Turns Black made it into the top 40. Ray LaMontagne is known for having a raspy voice and being soft spoken. He has won numerous awards and performed at multiple charity events.
Trouble was released in September 2004 and sold more than 250,000 US copies and 500,000 worldwide copies. Till the Sun Turns Black, LaMontagne's second album, was released in August 2006. More instrumentation was feature than on Trouble, and included the use of a string and horn section on several songs. The set peaked on Billboard's 200 chart at No. 28 and sold 28,000 copies during its first week out. Gossip in the Grain, Ray LaMontagne's third album, was released in October 2008, debuting in the No. 3 spot on Billboard's Charts and selling more than 60,000 units. God Willin' and the Creek Don't Rise, LaMontagne's fourth album, was released in August 2010. He received three Grammy nominations, including Best Engineered Album, Best Contemporary Folk Album and Song of the Year.