Today, Aimee Mann debuts the video for her track “I See You,” created by director and multimedia artist Rachel Lichtman. The track appears on Mann’s acclaimed new album, Queens of The Summer Hotel, out now via her own SuperEgo Records. Watch/share the video HERE.

“When I first listened to Queens of the Summer Hotel, I was absolutely floored by not only its flawless, exceptional artistry, but how beautifully Aimee captured such a powerfully unique, emotional narrative, creating almost a ‘theatre of the mind’ for the listener,” recalls Lichtman.

“The album’s profound thematic nature—and my own passion for high concept—inspired a visual conceit that is influenced by my great love for mid-century film title sequences. Through Aimee’s exquisite lens, I also channeled my own very personal, emotional world into this narrative, yielding a quite poignant and synesthetic result.”

Later this month, Mann is slated to perform a select run of headlining tour dates at New York’s City Winery. See below for complete tour details.

Mann started developing the new music in 2018 when she agreed to write songs for a stage adaptation of Girl, Interrupted, Susannah Kaysen’s memoir about her psychiatric hospitalization in the late 1960s. It was material that Mann understood well, having had her own struggles with mental illness. The resulting music comes together in Queens of The Summer Hotel.

After several albums with ’Til Tuesday, Mann began her solo career in 1993 with the album Whatever and made a name for herself through her independent success and the founding of her record label, SuperEgo Records. Along the way, Mann forged a powerful new sound driven by her distinctive singing style—stripped-down, folky, acoustic but also forceful and cerebral, exploring psychological themes with dark wit and an eye for the world’s ugliest power plays.

In addition to her solo albums, she has appeared on many film soundtracks, most notably the score for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Magnolia, with “Save Me” landing her Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Original Song. Mann has also made numerous cameo appearances in films such as The Big Lebowski and TV shows like “Portlandia” and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” in which she sang an indelible cover of The Cars’ song “Drive.” Other extracurricular activities include performing for President Obama and the First Lady at the White House and starting a Podcast with Ted Leo called “The Art of Process.”


Listen to the NPR Morning Edition interview HERE.

Listen to the New Yorker Radio Hour interview HERE.

Listen to the Bullseye with Jesse Thorn interview HERE.

Listen to the Sound Opinions interview HERE.

“The theatrical prompt puts good use to Mann’s more maudlin songwriting instincts and gives her occasion to indulge in lush orchestrations.”—The New York Times

“While the show’s path to the stage is still up in the air, the songs it inspired have Mann’s signature sardonic humor, wry lyrics, moody melodies and powerful emotional resonance.”—Associated Press

“...a collection of elegant baroque pop songs...”—Los Angeles Times

Queens of the Summer Hotel is another triumph from one of America’s and the world’s greatest songwriters—musically literate, wryly funny and sneakily touching by the same measure.”—Variety

“... incredible mix of melancholia and pop mastery...”—Forbes

“Featuring swelling strings and nimble piano bounce, along with Mann's almost operatic voice, the album is heart wrenching at times.”—American Songwriter

Queens of the Summer Hotel is nearly flawless.”—No Depression

“Mann has created compelling, complex sketches of characters who are more than the cliches of mental illness that so often appear in popular culture.”—Paste

“One of America’s best living songwriters pens tracks for a stage adaptation of the acclaimed book, but makes the material her own...the musician has never sounded more confident.”—AV Club

“Three decades into her solo career, Aimee Mann still manages to surprise and delight.”—Holler

“...exquisite emotional magic...”—Cool Hunting

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Carla Sacks 212.741.1000 at Sacks & Co.

1. You Fall
2. Robert Lowell and Sylvia Plath
3. Give Me Fifteen
4. At The Frick Museum
5. Home By Now
6. Checks
7. Little Chameleon
8. You Don't Have The Room
9. Suicide Is Murder
10. You Could Have Been A Roosevelt
11. Burn It Out
12. In Mexico
13. Check (reprise)
14. You're Lost
15. I See You

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