Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs From The Movie

Mary Chapin Carpenter has had a fantastic and acclaimed career as a singer-songwriter. But her latest album fulfills a lifelong dream—recording 10 beloved songs with an orchestra. On Songs From The Movie, Carpenter collaborated with six-time Grammy winner Vince Mendoza, who scored the songs and conducted. The result is a breathtaking transformation of her intimate songs into a sweeping soundtrack of her life. On the eve of her first international tour with live orchestral backing, she talks about this fantastic project, its surprises and challenges, and how it exceeded her wildest expectations.
Songs From The Movie
Released: January 14, 2014
Genre: Folk
Songs From The Movie
Mary Chapin Carpenter never expected her songs to be played by an orchestra.
I Am A Town
Mary Chapin Carpenter says she was stunned to hear Vince Mendoza’s arrangements.
The Dreaming Road
Mary Chapin Carpenter says that recording with an orchestra was intimidating at first.
Come On, Come On
Mary Chapin Carpenter says that she had to find new ways to sing with the orchestra.
Where Time Stands Still
Mary Chapin Carpenter says it’s remarkable how the songs complimented each other.
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