- Other Person Is You
- (Gatefold LP Jacket, Digital Download Card)
- Artist: El May
- Format: LP
- Release Date: 12/16/2014
Project Description: With the Other Person is You songwriter El May - also known as Lara Meyerratken - has created an album full of love, loss, desire, and strength. Get to know the layered and orchestral the Other Person is You - with it's striking images and auditory delights - and it will come as no surprise that before building a career as a freelance musician and composer, Meyerratken was a painter and a printmaker, and still makes time for visual experiments. This is the second full-length album written, produced and performed by El May. Her self-titled debut LP was released in 2010, and received radio support from KCRW and KEXP, and was licensed for television (Pretty Little Liars, the Lying Game, Melrose Place) and film (Our Idiot Brother). Prior to recording under the moniker El May, Meyerratkens impressive capabilities as a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist were harnessed by a remarkable variety of artists such as Nada Surf, Luna, Crooked Fingers, and Luscious Jackson in addition to her work as a performer and recording artist, she composes music for film and advertising, and is a visual artist. Lara scored original music for Hank and Asha - a darling of the 2013-2014 independent film festival circuit. In 2010 Meyerratken won the lauded Cannes "Gold Lion" award as Musical Director for the Match.com "Duet" campaign, and in 2005 won an ARIA Award (often referred to as the Australian Grammy) for her album cover art for Ben Lee's 'Awake is the New Sleep. '