Shannon Curtis is an independent songwriter, singer, performer, recording artist, and author. Her first full-length record of downtempo dreampop, Cinemascope, was released in June 2013. Cinemascope’s follow-up, Metaforma, will be released on June 17, 2014. On that same day, Curtis will also release a second full-length acoustic album of songs she has written for her fans, entitled Personal Songs Volume 1. Curtis has also previously released three EPs, one acoustic LP, two 10-track maxi-singles and a live album, all on her own Saint Cloud Records label. The Los Angeles Times has described Curtis as “the love child of Fiona Apple and Norah Jones,” and the Boulder Weekly has said that her music might “make you want to dance in your underwear or cry in your beer.” Curtis’s groundbreaking use of the house concert touring format has taken her on extensive nationwide house concert tours, and she has become a popular speaker at music industry conferences on the topic. Curtis's how-to book on house concert touring was published in February 2014, debuted at #1 on both Amazon’s Music Business Best Sellers list and also their Music Business Hot New Releases list, and has been featured in major national publications like The Huffington Post and American Songwriter Magazine. Curtis’s music has been featured prominently in independent film & in TV shows such as ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and MTV’s The Hills. Curtis lives in Los Angeles with her husband, music producer/engineer Jamie Hill.