November 03, 2008 06:28:34 GMT
Val Emmich proves himself as a multi-talented artist by recording and penning his own songs as well as taking roles on TV series, 'Ugly Betty', and indie movie, 'Fighting Fish'.
Val Emmich's sixth studio album "Little Daggers" has been released since September 23 in the U.S. under New York indie label Bluehammock Music. Bringing "shorter and more concise" songs, the effort was produced by himself and aimed to "pack a lot of punch in a little space and have plenty of ear candy for people to catch on multiple listens."
Beside producing the album, Emmich also penned almost all the new singles off the record. "I really do care about every word that goes into them and I really like artists that do the same," Emmich commented on his songwriting credit. "I do this because I like it, and I work hard at it and I keep trying to get there."
Outside his activity of making music, Emmich also tries his hand at the acting scene. He will be playing Jesse, Betty's love interest, in several upcoming episodes of ABC's television comedy-drama series, "Ugly Betty". "It's a daunting task and in some ways winless, because those two characters were really loved," he told AceShowbiz on an exclusive interview.
On top of all his singing and acting exploration, Emmich will also star on an independent movie titled "Fighting Fish". He will land the part as a "twenty-one year old guy who is forced to take care of his young step-brother and step-sister because his mother is in a mental hospital and his father is dead."
Admitting that taking roles on the movie is "an amazing thrill and a great challenge," Emmich revealed his desire to do more films. "I want to take roles that are far away from what I am in my normal life. That's what an actor wants. He doesn't want to play himself. I want to test my limits as an actor and as a human," he stated.