: It isn't difficult to find the name Emily Richards on the Internet these days. The pop/rock singer-songwriter continues to enjoy her prominance on the charts at sites such as MP3.com where she's had remarkable success and longevity. Richards has been selected to headline the Club.MP3.com Summer 2000 Tour. Richards released her third CD, You Give, in September of 1999, which features thirteen well-crafted and beautifully-produced songs, all written by Richards. You Give pairs Emily with the Grammy-winning producers John Jones (Celine Dion, Duran Duran, Fleetwood Mac) and David Kershenbaum (Tracy Chapman, Brian Adams, Tori Amos) and is one of the most noteworthy independent records released this year.
Richards' songs Don't Leave and Too Much Room will be featured on the soundtracks of two up-coming major motion pictures, Christina's House and Almost Anything, respectively, scheduled to be released in the spring of 2000.
Richards is impressive on stage as a vocalist, pianist and accordionist and has extensive performing experience in Southern California, Utah, Texas and Nashville including opening for Martina McBride in 1997. While Richards' recordings are remarkably memorable, it is her live performances that truly strike a chord in the hearts of her fans.