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twentytwenty
Cover art for Sara Niemietz twentytwenty (2020)
Live album by
Sara Niemietz
ReleasedOctober 16, 2020
RecordedFebruary 28, 2020
VenueApogee Studios
StudioApogee Studios, Santa Monica, CA
Genrerock
LabelSaranade Music, Taylor Made Music, The Fuel Music
ProducerW.G. Snuffy Walden and Sara Niemietz
Sara Niemietz chronology
Get Right
(2019)
twentytwenty
(2020)

Posterboard artwork for Sara Niemietz twentytwenty live studio event
posterboard for twentytwenty

twentytwenty, by Sara Niemietz, was recorded in 2020, on February 27th and 28th, before live audiences at Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, California.[1] The seventeen track live album features some previously released songs that have evolved with inputs from additional band-mates and the album debuts four new unreleased songs.[2][3]

* Sara Niemietz (vocals - guitar)
* W.G. Snuffy Walden (guitar)
* Martin Diller (drums)
* Andrew Kesler (keys)
* Jonathan Richards (bass)
* Alex Nester (vocals)
* Mollie Weaver (vocals)

Carlos Amezcua interviewed Niemietz for BEONDTV, in advance of the album's October 15, 2020 release event.[4] Jazz Rock TV reviewed the album in January 2021, [5] and Parade magazine mentioned the album's Billboard chart appearance in March.[6]

Musician Sara Niemietz releases new music "twentytwenty" with Snuffy Walden

The band reunited on the the eve of the album release (October 15, 2020) for the first time since the live recording sessions. Two online performances were live-streamed with video provided by Veeps.com. Ty Bailie filled in for Andrew Kesler on keys.[7] The release event consisted of two online performances to accommodate international time zones and viewership. The event(s) were hosted by Feinstein's at Vitello's in Studio City, CA without a live audience present due to lingering Covid-19 concerns.[8]

Year Album Peak chart positions Notes
Billboard Top Current Album Sales iTop Chart iTunes Sales
2020 twentytwenty 91 October 31, 2020[9][6]
twentytwenty 54 Top Singer / Songwriter Music Albums, October 21, 2020[10]

Singles from twentytwenty

Track lists

CD & Digital

twentytwenty (Recorded at Apogee Studion, Santa Monica, CA)

  • Released: 2020
  • Format: "CD & Digital"
  • Label: Saranade Music, Taylor Made Music, The Fuel Music
  • Producer: W.G. Snuffy Walden and Sara Niemietz
  • Chart position: Billboard Top Current Album Sales #91[9]
twentytwenty CD and Digital release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Smile (Live)"Charlie Chaplin1:28
2."I Smile (Live)"Kirk Franklin3:34
3."Don't Walk Me Home (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden, Jeff Cohen03:57
4."Made to Last (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:18
5."Monroe (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:49
6."Let Me Be (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz05:07
7."The Nearness of You (Live)"Hoagy Carmichael and Ned Washington07:19
8."Go with the Flow (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz04:06
9."All Your Love (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:07
10."Feet Don't Touch the Floor (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:52
11."Calling You (Live)"Bob Telson05:24
12."Hear Me Now (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Jeff Cohen, Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden, Tim Niemietz04:01
13."Out of Order (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:35
14."Shine (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:32
15."Waiting on the Day (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:32
16."On Ten (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:44
17."Stand by Me (Live)"Ben E. King, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller06:20
Total length:69:48

LP vinyl

twentytwenty (Recorded at Apogee Studion, Santa Monica, CA)

  • Released: 2020
  • Format: "LP vinyl"
  • Label: Saranade Music, Taylor Made Music, The Fuel Music
  • Producer: W.G. Snuffy Walden and Sara Niemietz
twentytwenty Vinyl release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Made to Last (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:18
2."Monroe (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:49
3."Let Me Be (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz05:07
4."Go with the Flow (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz04:06
5."All Your Love (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:07
6."Feet Don't Touch the Floor (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:52
7."Hear Me Now (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Jeff Cohen, Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden, Tim Niemietz04:01
8."Out of Order (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz03:35
9."Shine (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:32
10."Waiting on the Day (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:32
11."On Ten (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden03:44
Total length:39:51

DVD

twentytwenty (Recorded at Apogee Studio, Santa Monica, CA)

  • Released: 2020
  • Format: "DVD"
  • Label: Saranade Music, Taylor Made Music, The Fuel Music
  • Producer: W.G. Snuffy Walden and Sara Niemietz
twentytwenty DVD release
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Intro" (Marc Whitmore)  
2."Don't Walk Me Home (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden, Jeff Cohen 
3."Made to Last (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden 
4."Monroe (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden 
5."Let Me Be (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz 
6."Go with the Flow (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz 
7."All Your Love (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz 
8."Feet Don't Touch the Floor (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz 
9."Calling You (Live)"Bob Telson 
10."Hear Me Now (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Jeff Cohen, Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden, Tim Niemietz 
11."Out of Order (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz 
12."Shine (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden 
13."Waiting on the Day (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden 
14."On Ten (Live)" (About the song --podcast)Sara Niemietz, W.G. Snuffy Walden 
Total length:51:04


Release Event Special Thanks W.G. Snuffy Walden, Jonathan Richards, Martin Diller, Andrew Kesler, Alex Nester, Mollie Weaver, Mihi Nihil, MWO, Kiya Schafer, RSVP Visual Productions, George Landress, DNA Mastering and Archiving, Xanderphotography.com, Kiki Ex-Hill, Bandwear, Veeps, Feinstein's at Vitello's, Apogee Electronics, Ty Bailie, Will Walden, Connor Walden, KatrinabarberShop, Rex Olson and Tim and Cheryl Niemietz.

References

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  2. "Sara Niemietz comes full circle with 'twentytwenty'". Moths and Giraffes. 2020-11-13. Archived from the original on 2020-11-13. Retrieved 2020-11-13.
  3. "Sara Niemietz in Twenty Twenty". DJ Dave's Musical Musings. 2020-11-27. Archived from the original on 2020-11-30. Retrieved 2020-11-30.
  4. "Musician Sara Niemietz releases new music "twentytwenty" with Snuffy Walden". BEONDTV. 2020-10-16. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  5. "Twentytwenty". JazzrockTV. 2021-01-22. Archived from the original on 2021-10-06. Retrieved 2021-10-07.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Whitmore, Laura (2021-03-17). "Watch Live! The She Rocks Spotlight Features Sara Niemietz, Lauren Calve and Magnolia Boulevard". parade.com. Parade. Archived from the original on 2021-03-17. Retrieved 2021-10-06.
  7. Negron, Ray (2020-10-12). "Sara Niemietz Is Music and Entertainment's Hidden Gem". Newsmax. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  8. Niemietz, Sara (2020-10-17). "twentytwenty arrives!!! - News". Sara Niemietz. Archived from the original on 2021-02-12. Retrieved 2021-02-12.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Top Current Album Sales Chart". Billboard. 2020-10-28. Archived from the original on 2020-10-28. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  10. "Top Singer / Songwriter Music Albums Charts on iTunes Charts USA - iTop Chart". iTop Chart. 2020-10-21. Archived from the original on 2020-10-21. Retrieved 2021-02-12.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)

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