Where the Heart Grows

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Cellist Janel Leppin records her first album of songs for solo cello, electronics and voice. Recorded with Mike Reina at The Brink Centerville, VA.

Janel released two albums as Mellow Diamond on Wedderburn Records in 2015 for which she was featured on NPR, Washington Post, Washington City Paper and Electronic Musician Magazine.
Janel was arranger and curator at the Issue Project Room for a residency with Susan Alcorn as well as joining several residencies at The Stone playing the work of Eyvind Kang. She has recorded work on albums for Rose Windows (Sub Pop), Oren Ambarchi (Touch), Priests (Sister Polygon), Marissa Nadler (Thompson Square). She toured extensively with Kyp Malone's Rain Machine (ANTI, 2010), with Marissa Nadler for her album July (Sacred Bones/Bella Union, 2014).

lyrics

Jewel of a Man's Tongue
The One I Love
My Instincts Hover
'Bove a Shambles of a World
Rich and Thorny
A Good Neighbor
To the Poppies and Seaside
Forever with You

We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows

You Must Stay for Dinner
Share the Feast
Your Eyes are Bright Spirits
We'll Shed Wood Till We Die
It's Raining in Summer
Smoke Your Cigarette
My Sweetest Answer
I Give to You

We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows
We'll Go Where the Heart Grows

credits

from American God, released April 28, 2017
Janel Leppin, Cello, Electronics, Voice, Mellotron
Mike Reina, engineer, mixing engineer, producer
Mell Dettmer, mastering
Recorded at The Brink Analog and Digital Studio

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Janel Leppin Washington, D.C.

Mellow Diamond is the solo work of vocalist and avant artist Janel Leppin. She composes songs for analog equipment, alongside acoustic and electric instruments creating soundscapes interwoven with jagged contemporary jaunts, dream-pop vocal works, Persian classical glimpses, and psychedelic reveries. ... more

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