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Running on Machinery

by Megan Slankard

Released 2015
Released 2015
Megan's fifth release is an edgy, spirited rock record, full of raw, sometimes sassy, often dark, emotion — the sunny, exuberant singer-songwriter’s new album is her Dorian Gray picture from her attic.
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As San Francisco hums around them, indie alt-rock artist Megan Slankard and her band sweat through the final tasks involved in a brand-new album project. With the help of Nashville producer Alex Wong (Vienna Teng, Delta Rae), Megan and her band are creating an edgy, spirited rock record, full of raw, sometimes sassy, often dark emotion: the sunny, exuberant singer-songwriter’s new album is her Dorian Gray picture from the attic. The album, entitled Running …
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A Token of the Wreckage

by Megan Slankard

Released 2011
Released 2011
Megan fulfills the promise of earlier works. A big, beautiful, ambitious, career-defining album, Token features a song cycle about coming to terms with growing up and moving forward that's moving and reflective but ultimately celebratory and triumphant.
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Packed with unforgettable melodies, inspired performances, and featuring world-class production, A Token Of The Wreckage, Megan Slankard's third album, is the result of a three-year journey. Since the release of her last full-length album six years ago, Megan's life has changed in almost every respect, both personally and professionally. Her experiences and insights are chronicled in the songs of Token, an album about growing up and facing the world. Written as the country has seesawed …
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a little extra sun

by Megan Slankard

Released 2005
Released 2005
"Slankard possesses a range beyond her years. The fact that she can pull off high notes that sound ethereal, and dip low into an earthy, smoldering growl indicates a level of versatility that will take her farther than her peers.” PerformerMag.com
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Hey Yous!

It is finally here! So here you go: You can finally ORDER the new limited release "a little extra sun" EP right here at CDbaby.com.

We can't tell you how excited we are to have a new recording under our belts!

Enjoy!

freaky little story

by the Megan Slankard band

Released 2003
Released 2003
"With her solid backing band, she could move into Alanis or Jewel's territory for a quick look and find herself a star to swing on." -The Herald, Monterey
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Megan Slankard Biography 2005

"It's a good sign when the first three songs of a record have you wondering 'why haven't I heard of her before?'" Acoustic Guitar magazine writes about 22-year-old California native Megan Slankard, "Such is the case with Freaky Little Story... Slankard's vocal style is so distinctive that simply naming influences (Ani DiFranco, Alanis Morissette) doesn't do it justice. Her vocal melodies are immediately arresting, she uses hip-hop phrasing and whisper-to-roar dynamics …
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Lady is a Pirate

by Megan Slankard

Released 2001
Released 2001
"Megan Slankard's singing is soulful and hypnotic, pulling you deep into her enigmatic folk-pop songs... Lady is a Pirate is an assured debut that shows Slankard's growing reputation is well deserved." Sing Out.
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Megan Slankard has got the edge of Alanis Morrisette, the rhythm of Ani DiFranco, the soul of Patty Griffin and the cute girl-next-door voice of Lisa Loeb. In her "sharp, punchy, original tunes", she weaves together her "passionate, gorgeous, and bluesy voice", "haunting lyrics", "wonderfully fluid, but also percussive six-string guitar style" and "the kind of melodies that shift records by the vanload". "Slankard's sound is vibrant, emotional, and very addicting." [See press page on …
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