Ingrid Michaelson is captivating live; her songs are an intriguing combination of lyrical honesty, emotional connection and melodies so warm they’ll steal your heart, overwhelm your ear drums and make your knees weak. Tune in to catch what’s sure to be an unforgettable performance this Saturday at 8:30am on the CBS Early Show’sSecond Cup Café where she’ll perform her incredible new single “Parachute” as well as the platinum single “The Way I Am” from her first release.
Ingrid’s ubiquitous hit single “The Way I Am,” off her breakthrough album Girls and Boys, was not only spun on radio stations all over the country, but was featured in a major national television commercial for Old Navy. She has since sold 2.5 million single downloads, over 560,000 copies of her three albums and “The Way I Am,” was recently certified Platinum. Ingrid has appeared on Ellen, Good Morning America, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Rachael Ray and was the first unsigned musician ever selected as a Vh1 “You Oughta Know” artist. The New York Times has described Michaelson’s unique musical approach as “soulful, idiosyncratic” and Entertainment Weekly described her as “a deft mistress of quirk folk… a grassroots phenomenon.”