"Myers sings with the pain & experience of greats ranging from Ella Fitzgerald and Joan Armatrading, to another Billie — Billie Holliday." – Access Hollywood
“Billie Myers is … Electrifying” – Rolling Stone Magazine
“Delicious verses that gambol across a melodic carnival imprint topped only by a chorus so intuitive that one would swear this is a remake of a song heard a thousand times before” - Billboard Magazine
"Reassuringly long on singer-songwriting talent" - The London Times
Known for her Top 10 worldwide radio hit “Kiss The Rain” from her certified gold album "Growing Pains," produced by Desmond Child (Aerosmith, Ricky Martin, Cher, Robbie Williams), platinum recording singer/songwriter BILLIE MYERS has just released her latest music gem "Tea and Sympathy" (Fruit Loop Records).
While staying true to the expressive vocals and incisive lyrics that have earned her a loyal fan base and ongoing critical acclaim, Myers has broken new ground musically.
Fashioning a unique collage of sound that intertwines electronica, trip-hop beats, and bluesy guitars around her live acoustic/rock roots, the envelope pushing, lyrically driven, emotionally rich new CD features collaborations with such highly acclaimed songwriters as Kristen Hall (Sugarland), Peter Vale (Lemar, Beverly Knight) and Marcella Detroit (Shakespeare's Sister, Eric Clapton). "Tea and Sympathy", in less than 24 hours of its online release, impressively scored a #15 spot on the iTunes Singer/songwriter chart
Honest to the point of painful, Myers pulls no punches as she lays bare, bruising portrayals of her struggles with self worth (“Anonymous”); Midnight loses of faith (“Send Me An Angel ...Is God Dead?)”; Infidelity (“You Send Me Flying”); Defeated Hollywood dreams (“Lady Jane”). The first single, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” is so touching and personal that one feels that they are part of a highly intimate conversation yet the song lures the listener with its upbeat hook and melody, a true pop gem with feeling and deep meaning.
In addition to doing stints on Lilith Fair and support slots on tours with Bob Dylan, her music has appeared on TV commercials and TV soundtracks such as Dawson’s Creek, Melrose Place, Smallville, Climb Against the Odds and The Ellen De Generes Show. Myers scored the title track for the Freddie Prinze, Jr. film Down to You and the animated TV show Sitting Ducks.
The Award-winning Myers has an uncanny ability to seamlessly sculpt poetic narratives out of her life experiences has inspired comparisons to Chrissie Hyde, Tracy Chapman and Joan Armatrading. Her melodies and lyrics are so beautifully juxtaposed creating a canvas of aesthetic, almost hypnotic sounds that visually paints the biographical soundtrack of everyone’s life.
“Few folks are prepared to handle the emotional truth unveiled in the course of her lyrics (which read like poetry)” - YahooMusic.com