A remarkable young songwriter, Blair Bodine brings a compelling mix of lyrical mastery and soul-stirring melodies to each of her songs. Accompanied by rich acoustic guitar, Blair's songs uplift and unravel before you with themes of love, loss, humanity and spirituality. She recently returned to her hometown of Philadelphia to record her first full-length CD. Setting her world to song, Blair offers us a dynamic collection of 11 new songs, each one sung with spunk and spirit. Her self-titled debut was released in April 2009. It features some of Philadelphia's finest musicians, such as Jef Lee Johnson (Erykah Badu, D'Angelo) and Joel Bryant (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) . The record was produced by Grammy award-winner Glenn Barrett at Morningstar Studios in Ambler, PA. Blair writes on the line of transformation, where light and truth are magnified. Her sound is heavily influenced by the people and places she has encountered while living in Colorado for two years, and while studying in New York City. Blair attended Columbia University and majored in East Asian Languages. So yes, she does speak Chinese. An yes, she does know what your tattoo means. Blair is also involved in global human rights issues. She launched a multimedia campaign in 2000 called 'Beyond All Borders' to raise awareness about the use of child soldiers. She has performed at the United Nations, as well as in Ghana and Switzerland. On the stage, her lighthearted humor and engaging personality make her live performances an unforgettable experience.
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