The American folk rock artist born Elisabeth Corrin Maurus and known as Lissie released her debut EP, “Why You Runnin’,” in late 2009 and was listed among Paste magazine’s “Eight Most Auspicious Musical Debuts of 2009.” She was Paste magazines’s No. 1 best new solo artist of 2010 shortly after releasing her debut album, “Catching A Tiger” the same year. Discovered by Lenny Kravits on MySpace she was asked to be his opening act for his Love Revolution Tour in early 2008. Her single “Cuckoo” was voted “Record of the Week” by listeners of expat radio station heart FM Spain and her song “Little Lovin” was featured in Season 2 promo for Justified on FX. Lissie seems to be everywhere lately from radio, TV, and performing live opening for Tom Petty in the nationally acclaimed benefit concert for new L.A. radio station 88.5 KCSN. She has collaborated with multiple artists including DJ Morgan Page who helped her write her Grammy nominated song, “The Longest Road.” Her second album “Back to Forever” has released four singles including, “Further Away,” “Sleepwalking,” and her fourth single “Habit” was added to the BBC Radio 2 playlist. Lissie announced the release of an independent EP of cover versions called “Cryin’ To You,” which includes covers of “Mother” by Danzig, Drakes’ “Hold On We’re Going Home,” and Bob Dylan’s “To Ramona.” Lissie’s music is receiving generally positive reviews from Contemporary music critics and she is continuing to use word of mouth, social media and touring to build her fan base.