Born and raised in a small Texas town near Houston, Renee French is an award winning Austin-based songwriter, voice coach, and more recently, recording artist. Her debut CD, “Two Way Mirror”, is in stores now. Produced by Dave Sebree at ASM studios in Austin, featuring the talents of Roscoe Beck, (Dixie Chicks’ touring bassist), Steve Samuel (Jerry Jeff Walker’s drummer), Eric Daub on piano/keyboards and Dave Sebree on guitars, the music is soft, moody pop with savvy imagery and poignant, intelligent lyric content. Pat Pattison of Berklee College of Music, says "Renee is a wonderful voice for her songs. She gets inside them and makes you feel them." Renee is a past president of the Austin Songwriters Group, and a SESAC affiliate. She has shared the stage with hit songwriters Eric Kaz, Mark D. Sanders,and Jim Rushing, She has appeared on FOX television’s morning show, and played live on Austin’s KLBJ radio. She also watches a lot of baseball.
What People Are Saying
Renee has a fresh way of combining taste, intelligent lyrics and natural singing ability into a style all her own that takes her out of the "sensitive, singer-songwriter" world and puts her a place all her own. –Van Wilks
-Renee is a wonderful voice for her songs. She gets inside them and makes you feel them. –Pat Pattison, Berklee College of Music
--“Renee has one of the sweetest voices in Austin. Birds wish they could sing like her.”-Darden Smith
"Renee's like a combo dinner special. A truly talented songwriter and a great voice to boot!"-Kellye Gray
‘Great songs! I especially like "Two Way Mirror." It's a very pleasing balance between jazz and pop. The lyrics are very engaging. I hear something new each time I listen! Bravo Renee!’ --Robert Skiles