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Lizz Wright to Release New CD in June

Singer Lizz Wright is set to release her second album, Dreaming Wide Awake, on June 14 on Verve Forecast. Wright caught the attention of listeners with her 2003 debut Salt, also on Verve Forecast, but she said her sophomore effort is a much more “intimate” and “stripped down” album.

“As a singer I changed my approach. I just really wanted to stop and realize that everyone that I loved listening to [wasn’t] necessarily known for having immaculate voices,” she said. “They were known for being very, very human and opening themselves, so I really wanted to get to that.”

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