Upon releasing her 2014 album Ease My Mind Michaela Anne started to catch the attention of notable press, including The New York Times, for her introspective songwriting paired with her timeless voice. Building on the success of the album, Michaela released Bright Lights and the Fame (featuring guest appearances by Rodney Crowell and Punch Brother Noam Pikelny) in 2016. On this album she achieved new creative heights and her catchy, complex songwriting paired with her sweet, steady voice yielded widespread critical praise from NPR, The New York Times, Noisey, Rolling Stone, and Stereogum, among others.
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