Danielia Cotton

Danielia Cotton

9th Annual Live Performance Album Winner
9th Annual Live Performance Album Vox Pop Winner

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Genre: Live Performance
Cottontown Records

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HOMEBASE/COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Born in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Now, my home base is NYC.

WHICH GENRES BEST DESCRIBE YOUR MUSIC? Rock, Soul, Funk and a little bit of Country.


ARTISTS ON THE ALBUM: Danielia Cotton, Marc Copely, Winston Roye, John Clancy, Catherine Hogan & Wenonah Brooks

WHERE WAS THE ALBUM RECORDED? At a combination of live gigs. The Living Room (NYC), Puck (Doylestown, PA) & SIR (NY, NY).

WHY DO A LIVE ALBUM & WHY AT THESE VENUES? These are intimate places, run by people who’ve always shown the love and my fans have been requesting a live album for years.

WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE LIVE ALBUMS? A few that come to mind are Donny Hathaway-Live at the Bitter End, the latest album by Ben Harper and The Relentless7-White Lies for Dark Times and Neil Young-Live at Massey Hall.

WHAT MAKES YOUR FANS UNIQUE? They’re active music fans who love live shows. They seek out artists they really connect with… all well-rounded music listeners whose devotion is amazing.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE PLACES TO PLAY? Puck in Doylestown, PA; Ramshead in Annapolis, MD; World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA; The Soiled Dove in Denver, Co and The Living Room in NYC.

WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR MOST EXCITING MOMENT TO DATE? Playing two sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden opening for Bon Jovi.

WHAT’S IN THE WORKS FOR 2010? We’re starting off in Park City, Utah to showcase at the Sundance Film Festival. Then, recording an amazing new album and more touring.

WHAT IS YOUR DEFINITION OF SUCCESS? Writing a song that brings joy to others long after I’m dead.

FINISH THIS SENTENCE: THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS… As we know it, dead. But, though the factories are closed, the cottages are open.

WHAT’S ON YOUR IPOD THAT WOULD SURPRISE YOUR FANS? The Artic Monkeys, Craig Mack, Daniel Johnston, Drive-By Truckers, Tom Waits, Justin Timberlake and Limp Bizkit.

NAME SOME ARTISTS YOU ARE CHAMPIONING: The Alternate Routes, Rocco DeLuca, Joseph Arthur and my niece Tatiana!