Diane Birch’s “Speak A Little Louder”: Idolator Premiere

By: Becky Bain / March 15, 2012

Soulful singer-songwriter Diane Birch will release her long-awaited follow-up to her 2009 debut Bible Belt this year, and she’s hooked up with some of the best producers around: Eg White (Adele), Steve Greenberg (Joss Stone), The Roots’ Questlove and the Dap Kings’ Homer Steinweiss, who worked with Birch on the LP’s lead single, “Speak A Little Louder”. The earthy, emotional tune is the perfect chill-out song for your upcoming weekend, and we’ve got the exclusive premiere. Check it out below.

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Like what you hear? If you’re in Austin this week, you can see Diane live at one of her many South By Southwest performances:

Thursday, 3/15
5 PM @ Lomography Gallery (912 Congress Ave.)
10:15 PM – Official Showcase: Stephen F’s @ The InterContinental (701 Congress Ave.)

Friday, 3/16
1 PM – KAMX West of the Fest, Key Bar (617 W. 6th St.)
3 PM – Quantum Collective Presents O.N.E. Coconut Water Live @ the Whole Foods Rooftop (525 N. Lamar Blvd.)