Amy Speace

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Amy Speace
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Background information
Birth name Amy Lee Speace
Origin Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Genres folk, americana
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 2006–present
Labels Thirty Tigers, previously Wildflower Records
Website Amy Speace website

Amy Speace is an American singer-songwriter from Baltimore, Maryland, United States, who is notable for her critically acclaimed music.[1][2] National Public Radio described her voice as "velvety and achy" and compared her to Lucinda Williams.[2] She was based in Jersey City, New Jersey but moved to Nashville, Tennessee.[3][4] A former Shakespearean actress,[2] her music has received positive critical attention.[5][6] Speace's song, Weight Of The World, was covered by singer Judy Collins on her 2010 album Paradise.[7]


Studio albums[edit]

  • Fable (2002)
  • Songs For Bright Street (2006)
  • The Killer In Me (2009)
  • Land Like A Bird (2011)
  • How to Sleep in a Stormy Boat (2013)
  • That Kind of Girl (2015)


  • Into The New EP (2010)
  • Same Old Storm EP (2014)


  1. ^ "Amy Speace On Mountain Stage". NPR Music. August 12, 2010. Archived from the original on 3 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  2. ^ a b c Alex Cohen (June 12, 2009). "Amy Speace: From Shakespeare To Songwriting". NPR. Archived from the original on 3 September 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  3. ^ Matthew Oshinsky (2010-09-26). "Amy Speace returns with a batch of killer tunes". Newark Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 31 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  4. ^ Nancy Dunham (June 12, 2009). "CD Review: Amy Speace - 'The Killer in Me'". Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  5. ^ "Amy Speace Steps Out of the Shade w/ Songs for Bright Street". USA Today. 2010-08-25. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  6. ^ Kevin Coughlin (September 14, 2009). "Pure Prairie League adds a real Amy to 'Amy' at Chatham show". Newark Star-Ledger. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 
  7. ^ Mike Ragogna (2010-08-12). "A Conversation With Judy Collins: Paradise & Little Vigils: Conversations with Judy Collins and That Guy Mark Erelli". Huffington Post. Archived from the original on 15 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 

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