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Meghann Wright Rocks Out On New Song ‘River’: BUST Premiere

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Brooklyn-based blues rocker Meghann Wright is back with a stunning music video for her song “River,” premiering exclusively on BUST.com today. The haunting video cuts between Meghann singing in a graveyard and a spooky, bloody exorcism. “Don’t go down to the river, baby,” Meghann sings. “‘Cause ain’t nobody waiting for you there.”

“River” is part of a series of music videos that Meghann curated to accompany her debut full-length album, Nothin’ Left To Lose, which was released June 2015 on BlackTop Records. Meghann has already completed three national tours and is gearing up for a fourth, beginning on May 12 at Milkboy Philadelphia and coming to New York in June.

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Though her pierced, all-black, rocker look is all Brooklyn, Meghann hails from Makaha, Hawaii, and her sound takes influence from many genres and experiences; music critics have compared her to Janis Joplin, Emmylou Harris and Sheryl Crow. Outside performing, Meghann is the founder of The City & The Heart, a BUST-approved New York advocacy organization supporting independent female artists.

Watch “River” below,” and follow Meghann on her website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, and find tour dates on BandsInTown.com

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Erika W. Smith is BUST's digital editorial director. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @erikawynn and email her at erikawsmith@bust.com.

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