His sounds are southern rural, big sky lonely, concrete urban, and painfully romantic.

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The move allowed him to exert full creative control over his music and career, free from the marketing entreaties of the major record labels he previously had been signed to. Citizen Cope's work has been recorded by a number of musicians.

and newfound fan Ellen De Generes invited him to perform “Healing Hands” in April 2010. In 2002, Santana recorded Cope’s song, "Sideways," for their Shaman album.

Born in Memphis, Tennessee, May 20, 1968, Clarence Greenwood spent parts of his childhood in Texas and Mississippi, ultimately ending up in Washington, D. Cope's uncommon chords and harmonies combine delicate dissonance with unexpected flashes of beauty..." And the Washington Post called him "the city’s most soulful export since Marvin Gaye.” Shortly afterwards, Arista Records pursued the songwriter, prompting Cope to buy his way out of his Dream Works contract.

In 2004 he released The Clarence Greenwood Recordings, which he also produced.

“Let the Drummer Kick” from his 2002 album Citizen Cope went R. He performed "Sideways" in concert with Santana on Santana's 2003 European tour. Sheryl Crow asked to record the song with Citizen Cope in 2010 for her 100 Miles from Memphis album, and invited him to join her in concert on several occasions to perform it, including at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago on June 26, 2010.

The Indian Mutiny or Sepoy Rebellion was the strongest challenge to any European power in the nineteenth century. According to Stephen Luscombe, there is a third Sikh officer behind the seated British officer (whom Luscombe identifies as Major Daly).

In addiiton to his Los Angeles date at The Regent, Citizen Cope will also bring his acoustic tour to Napa, San Diego, Las Vegas, Long Beach and more West Coast cities.

“Rawness improbably balanced by a mixture of danger and delicacy,” says one Rolling Stone writer, “is what gives Citizen Cope his edge.

Citizen Cope is back in Los Angeles with a headlining show date on Friday, December 30 at The Regent in Downtown Los Angeles.