Academy- and Grammy Award-winning folk-pop artist plays stripped-down takes on her greatest hits on her latest solo tour
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How you know Melissa: as an accomplished singer and guitarist, gay and lesbian activist, and breast-cancer survivor
How she developed her songwriting chops: by picking up the guitar at the age of eight, and polishing her craft at the Berklee College of Music
How she warmed the robotic hearts of FM radios: with 1993’s Grammy-winning plea “Come to My Window”
Speaking of Grammy Awards: Melissa has two wins and a total of 15 nominations
Not to mention: she won an Academy Award for “I Need to Wake Up,” featured in An Inconvenient Truth
Plus: she has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a Gibson Guitar Award for Best Female Rock Guitarist
Something to get excited about: Melissa’s new studio album, This is M.E., will be released on September 30th, featuring the singles “Take My Number” and “Monster”
Coolest thing about her new single, “Uprising of Love”: a portion of the proceeds from its sales benefits the Uprising of Love Coalition, supporting the safety and dignity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Russians
Coolest thing about her latest tour: it’s an intimate, completely stripped-down journey though all of her greatest hits, in which she plays electric and acoustic guitar, piano, and harmonica