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Lyric video: 'New Beginnings'

Here's the lyric video for "New Beginnings," a song about how terrifying it can be to turn the page. 

Lyric video: 'Shotgun'

Another Thursday, another lyric video for you. This one is for "Shotgun." It's about a guy secretly in love with his best friend's girl. It's sort of my own "Jessie's Girl," if you will.

 

 

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Lyric video: 'Static'

Here's the lyric video for "Static."

A few tidbits on this song:

1. This is the only song I've recorded to date where you won't hear an acoustic guitar anywhere on it.

2. This is the only song I've ever…

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'I Think I'd Understand' lyric video

I've got a new lyric video for you today. This is for "I Think I'd Understand," an older song that I rewrote some when recording the album.

'The Shoestring Sessions' reissued

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“Could I start over again? 

I think I finally figured it out. 

Maybe a second chance is all we ever need.” 

--Ryan Chatelain, “New Beginnings” 

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Yes, I quoted myself, and I know that’s really weird. But what I’m…

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Album art

Since most people don't buy physical CDs these days (hey, I admittedly am one of them!), I thought I'd share the art we created here. 

 

Cover

Inside Left

Inside Right (Tray)

Back

CD Face

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The Album Is Out

It's release day!

"The Shoestring Sessions" is available NOW on all your major download services -- iTunes, Amazon, Google, YouTube Music, Spotify, Bandcamp, etc., etc., etc. If you want the physical CD, you can buy it right here at ryanchatelain.com

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I Made a New Album!


I have some exciting news!  

On December 11, I will be releasing a new album. It’s called “The Shoestring Sessions.” 

I’ve been working on this album most of this year — and in many ways, I’ve been working on it…

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Show Announcement: Cranford Porchfest 10/10/20

Porchfests are apparently my new thing. I actually think they're a really cool idea. People offer up their front porches as stages and welcome musical acts throughout the day. Cranford, N.J. does a great Porchfest, and I'm excited to be…

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Porchfest Pushed Back to Sunday

A quick update: The Roselle Park Porchfest is being pushed back to Sunday due to rain in the forecast. Everything else about the schedule is still the same. I'll be playing at 4:30 p.m. in front of the library.

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Show Announcement: Roselle Park Porchfest

What's this? A real in-person gig in 2020?

I'll be playing Saturday, Aug. 29 at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library in my hometown of Roselle Park, New Jersey. It's part of the Roselle Park…

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Want to Sing on My New Album?

I’m finally making a new album, and I need your help! 

My vision for one of the songs is a chorus that sounds like a raucous barroom singalong. For this, I need many voices. That’s where you come in! 

I’m…

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