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Sixpence None the Richer's Leigh Nash Wants Us All to Come on and 'Get Happy' With New Video 

MAY 12, 2020 – 2:45 PM

Texas-born platinum-selling artist Leigh Nash’s new rendition of “Get Happy” pulls at the heartstrings with its elegance, drama and soothingly sweet piano accompaniment. Nash’s strong vocals pull you into the story and emotion of this classic song. 

“The song is so dramatic at its core,” Nash shares. “It was exciting imagining a fresh version of it. It can be done a 100 different ways. The piano player, Phillip Townes, has such a beautiful style. He was a natural fit for this song. My husband, Stephen Wilson Jr., produced and always does a wonderful job. And I feel really comfortable as well, because it’s him.”

Nash continues, “I really wanted to capture the piano and vocal alone. I’m such a fan of Phil’s playing, I’d sing the ABC’s with him all day if he’d give me the time!”

Watch Leigh Nash’s video for “Get Happy” here:

https://youtu.be/Af7jUevAY-E

Nash started her musical journey at the young age of 12. In the ‘90s Nash and guitarist/songwriter Matt Slocum created Sixpence None the Richer, a pop group that won numerous awards and were nominated for two Grammy Awards. Some of their radio hits include “Kiss Me” and “There She Goes.” 

Nash’s new six-song EP Get Happy includes re-recorded and remastered songs from Sixpence None the Richer’s songs as well as two new never released songs. After seeing the Oscar-winning film JUDY, Nash was struck by the similarities in her own trajectory as an artist with that of Judy Garland. The movie, and especially Renée Zellweger’s performance of “Get Happy,” resonated with her in many ways. “When you’re an artist, and you’re the most down, you still have to put on a smile for the crowd, for the people who paid to see you. I love the lyrics to the song and feel the words deeply.”