COLUMBIA RECORDS NASHVILLE SIGNS COUNTRY MUSIC ROOTS BAND OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

Old Crow Medicine Show

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW TO RELEASE

50 YEARS OF BLONDE ON BLONDE

SPECIAL RECORDING OF BOB DYLAN’S ICONIC ALBUM

APRIL 28

 OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW PERFORMING BLONDE ON BLONDE

TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED

Nashville, TN – Columbia Records Nashville is pleased to announce the signing of the critically acclaimed, GRAMMY-Award winning, Country Music Roots ensemble Old Crow Medicine Show to the Sony Music Nashville/Columbia Records Nashville imprint. WATCH how the band surprised the Sony Music Nashville staff with the news.

 

On April 28, Columbia Nashville will release the Old Crow Medicine Show special recording of 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde to celebrate 50 years since the release of Bob Dylan’s iconic album Blonde on Blonde, which was recorded partly in Nashville, TN. Fans of both Bob Dylan, Old Crow Medicine Show and great music can pre-order 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde at the Old Crow Medicine Show online store and everywhere this Friday, February 24.

 

The 14-track album, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde, was recorded LIVE at the CMA Theater located inside the historic Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum located in Nashville, TN in May 2016. Mixed by GRAMMY Award-winning Ted Hutt and Ryan Mall.

 

“Fifty years is a long time for a place like Nashville, Tennessee. Time rolls on slowly around here like flotsam and jetsam in the muddy Cumberland River.  But certain things have accelerated the pace of our city. And certain people have sent the hands of the clock spinning.  Bob Dylan is the greatest of these time-bending, paradigm-shifting Nashville cats,” says Ketch Secor, the primary vocalist of the Old Crow Medicine Show.

 

“By deciding to record his newly found rock n’ roll voice in 1966 Nashville, Bob swung the gates of Country music wide open; so wide, in fact, that 50 years later there was still enough of a crack left for Old Crow Medicine Show to sneak its banjos and fiddles through the gates with string band swagger.”

 

As a band that got their start busking on city streets, Old Crow Medicine Show is no stranger to the road. Today the Grand Ole Opry Members announce a special tour, Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde. Kicking off in Santa Barbara, CA at the Granada Theatre on May 4th, the band will perform the album in its entirety at each show. Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde tour will take Old Crow Medicine Show to 26 cities including Los Angeles, New York City, London, Seattle, Boston, Chicago, and Washington, DC, with the promise of additional dates to be announced. Full list of dates listed below.

 

Old Crow Medicine Show Performing Blonde on Blonde

TOUR DATES

 

MAY 2017

4          Santa Barbara, CA @ The Granada Theatre

5          Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern

6          Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater

8          Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall

10        Seattle, WA @ The Moore Theatre

12        Salt Lake City, UT @ Delta Hall at Eccles Theater

13        Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen

14        Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre

20        Knoxville, TN @ Tennessee Theatre

22        Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre

24        New York, NY @ The Town Hall

25        Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre

28        Cooperstown, NY @ Brewery Ommegang

30        Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE

31        Columbus, OH @ EXPRESS LIVE!

 

JUNE 2017

1          Cincinnati, OH @ Taft Theatre

2          Louisville, KY @ Iroquois Amphitheater

8          Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre

9          Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater

10        St. Paul, MN @ The Palace Theatre

11        Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater

12        St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant

 

UK/Netherlands

JUNE 2017

24        Manchester, UK @ O2 Ritz

25        Glasgow, UK @ O2ABC

28        London, UK @ Shepherd’s Bush Empire

30        Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso

MAREN MORRIS’ HERO DELUXE ALBUM EDITION AVAILABLE NOW

Maren Morris

Nashville, TN – Columbia Nashville GRAMMY® Award-winning singer/songwriter Maren Morris’ deluxe edition of her critically acclaimed, ACM, CMA and GRAMMY® Award nominated debut album HERO is available NOW to all digital service providers. HERO Deluxe features three songs that did not appear on the standard version of HERO, which released June 2016.

BUY/STREAM HERO DELUXE HERE

The songs that are new for HERO Deluxe, “Bummin’ Cigarettes,” “Space” and “Company You Keep,” all co-written by Morris, will be familiar to fans who have attended Morris’ SOLD OUT headlining HERO Tour 2017 as Morris has performed all three songs each night from the stage.

Announced earlier this week, Morris was named as the winner of the NEW FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR category for the upcoming 52ND ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS.

In addition to the early win, Morris is also nominated for FIVE more awards for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards including Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (as artist and producer) for HERO, and Single Record of the Year (as artist and producer) for “My Church.”

Morris was also announced as a performer on the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 2 (live 8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT).

 

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About Maren Morris

Twenty-six year old Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has quickly established herself with vocal styling’s that reflect her country, folk and pop influences. The Arlington, Texas native’s label-debut album, HERO, released via Columbia Nashville on June 3, 2016 debuting on the Billboard Country Albums chart at No. 1 and No. 5 on the Billboard Top 200 all genre chart. Morris’ first and second singles from HERO, “My Church” and “80s Mercedes,” have been certified PLATINUM and GOLD respectively by the RIAA in the U.S., and “My Church” is GOLD in Canada.

Morris tied for the most nominations with FIVE at the 50th Annual CMA Awards, including Album of the Year (HERO), Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year (“My Church”), Song of the Year (“My Church”) and New Artist of the Year which she won, marking her first CMA Award. She also took home the GRAMMY® for BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE for “My Church” at the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards in addition to having the most nominations for a Country music artist with FOUR to her credit including BEST NEW ARTIST, BEST COUNTRY ALBUM (HERO) and BEST COUNTRY SONG (“My Church”). She currently sits with SIX nominations for the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards including Female Vocalist of the Year, New Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year (as artist and producer) for HERO, and Single Record of the Year (as artist and producer) for “My Church.”

She was tapped by Billboard Magazine to receive the Billboard ‘BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST’ Award at the 11th annual Billboard Women in Music Gala as well as being awarded the Breakthrough Artist Award by the Music Business Association at Music Biz 2017.

Morris has appeared on Saturday Night Live, Good Morning America, NBC’s Today, CBS Sunday Morning, ELLEN, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,The Talk, Chelsea, NCIS: New Orleans, Sprout’s Sunny Side Up, the  50th Annual CMA Awards, CMT Music Awards and the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Morris is currently on the road on her first-ever, SOLD OUT, headlining tour, The HERO Tour 2017, which kicked off in New York City on February 2.

IGGY AZALEA TO RELEASE “MO BOUNCE” MARCH 23

 Iggy Azalea

21 MARCH 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Multi-platinum artist Iggy Azalea returns to the spotlight this week with the release of her brand new single “Mo Bounce”, dropping March 23 to radio and all digital service providers via Def Jam Recordings / Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.

Mo Bounce,” produced by Stereotypes and Far East Movement, is the new single from DIGITAL DISTORTION, Iggy’s highly-anticipated new album, the follow-up to her 2014 debut, The New Classic.  The Mo Bounce video, shot in Hong Kong by director Lil Internet (Beyoncé’s “No Angel”), premieres with Vevo on Friday, March 24. To tease the release of “Mo Bounce,” Iggy collaborated with GIPHY to create quick glimpses of the music video as animated stickers and GIFs. Debuting today, Iggy fans can explore and share these glimpses via GIPHY while they wait for the full video to release Friday. Each day this week, more content will drop as the excitement builds. Visit giphy.com/iggyazalea.

With her four Grammy Award® nominations (including Best New Artist and Record Of The Year), a shelf full of American Music Awards, ASCAP Pop and Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, MTV VMAs from the U.S., Europe and Japan, Teen Choice Awards, and much more – Iggy Azalea owned 2014, as a result of her trifecta of worldwide #1 multi-platinum smash hits: ”Fancy” (featuring Charli XCX, 5x-platinum); Black Widow (featuring Rita Ora, 3x-platinum);  Problem” (collaboration with Ariana Grande, 6x-platinum).

“Fancy” was the longest-leading Hot 100 #1 hit by a female rapper, a new chart record.  It was named Billboard’s 2014 Song of the Summer, iTunes Best Song of 2014, the year’s most-streamed song on Spotify, and the most-watched music video on Vevo. While “Fancy” was still residing at #1 on the Hot 100, “Problem”  – Iggy’s collab with Ariana Grande  – peaked at #2.  Iggy had made chart history again, this time as the first artist since the Beatles to rank at #1 and #2 simultaneously with their first two Hot 100 hits. Iggy’s winning streak continued with “Black Widow” (featuring Rita Ora) which rose to #1 on the Dance, Rhythmic, R&B/Hip-Hop, Rap, and Mainstream Top 40 charts, and #3 on the Hot 100.

Propelled by the back-to-back success of “Problem,” “Fancy” and “Black Widow,” The New Classic peaked at #1 on the Billboard Rap Album charts, the first for an international female artist. Iggy Azalea’s videos have amassed over 2 billion combined views to date.

WALK OFF THE EARTH GO AROUND THE WORLD IN 30 DAYS

WALK OFF THE EARTH

21 March 2017 – TORONTO, ON – Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling Canadian superstars Walk off the Earth have announced a 30-day tour across three continents touring in support of their most recent single, “Fire In My Soul”, released via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Fans can expect to be wildly entertained by the band’s one-of-a-kind live show and combination of original hits and cover songs.

The 25-date summer trek will begin in Canada before continuing onto the United States and Europe and will conclude with the first Australian shows of the band’s illustrious career.

The band will then head home to Toronto where bandleaders Sarah Blackwood and Gianni Luminati will welcome their third child together.

“I wonder if I will ever tour again and not be pregnant,” said Blackwood, who has toured extensively while expecting sons Giorgio (three) and Luigi (one).

“Walk off the Earth has always been one big happy family.  The more the merrier.  We just really can’t wait to get back on the road,” added founding member and lead vocalist Ryan Marshall.

Walk off the Earth has captured their fans’ attention with organic and authentic songwriting and positive, energetic sound.  The eccentric 5-piece from Burlington, Ontario continue to find new ways of keeping their music fresh by blending rock, reggae, pop and folk.

Walk off the Earth tour dates:

March         25 Foxwoods Casino               CT

April 2         Busch Gardens                        Tampa FL

April 8         World Ski and Snowboard Festival     Whistler, BC

May 11       Casino New Brunswick            Moncton, NB

May 13       Cunard Centre                         Halifax, Nova Scotia

May 27       CBC Music Festival – Echo Beach      Toronto, ON

June 10       Banff National Park                 Banff, Alberta

June 27       Saskatchewan Jazz Festival      Saskatoon, SK

July 6          The Majestic                           Detroit, MI

July 7          House of Blues                        Chicago, IL

July 15        Gurten Festival                        Berne, Switzerland

July 16        Carroponte                             Milan, Italy

July 18        Open Air Arena                       Vienna, Austria

July19         Astra                                      Berlin, Germany

July 21        Rockhal                                  Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

July 22        Live at Amsterdamse Bos         Amsterdam, The Netherlands

July 23        Lollapalooza Festival                Paris, France

July 27        The Enmore Theatre                Sydney, Australia

July 28        Tivoli                                     Brisbane, Australia

July 29        The Forum                             Melbourne, Australia

Additional shows will be announced shortly.

Walk off the Earth’s brilliant 5-people-playing-one-guitar interpretation of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know” exploded on YouTube garnering well over 35 million views in less than two weeks. The massive fan response quickly drew attention to their collection of innovative songs and videos spanning their last five years and generated an unprecedented flood of media interest.

New fans from around the world immediately fell in love with the band’s organic, independent, sincere and honest original songwriting, cover interpretations and beautifully filmed videos.

For the past five years, the band has built a massive following of dedicated fans from around the world through their unique and heartwarming approach to songwriting, filming and constant, open interaction with everyone their music touches.

BETTY WHO RELEASES NEW TRACK “MAMA SAY” ALONG WITH MUSIC VIDEO

Betty Who

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(March 17, 2017)—Today, critically acclaimed pop artist, Betty Who, releases new track “Mama Say” along with the music video.  The song is the latest off of her forthcoming sophomore album The Valley, which is available for pre-order now and set for release on March 24, 2017 via RCA Records. “Mama Say” is also available at all digital retail providers.

 

Click HERE to watch.

 

Betty Who says about “Mama Say”, “In case you didn’t know already, this is totally my ode to Britney Spears.  If you listen to the lyrics, half of them are hinting at Britney songs I’ve always loved. And then of course there’s the bridge where I literally feel like I’m walking through the cascading rain of the 2001 Live In Las Vegas HBO special she did wearing a clear cowboy hat with a boa constrictor around my neck.”

 

Additionally, Betty Who announced the “Party In The Valley” Presented by Maltesers North American tour in support of her upcoming album.  The tour, which will be supported by pop singer-songwriter VÉRITÉ, will be kicking off April 12th in New Haven, and will be making stops in a number of major cities including New York, Chicago, Denver, and concluding in Los Angeles.  Tickets for the “Party In The Valley” tour are on sale now.  Click HERE to purchase.  See full list of tour dates below.

 

Tour Dates

WED    4/12      The Ballroom @ The Outer Space           New Haven, CT

FRI       4/14      Webster Hall                                         New York, NY—SOLD OUT

SAT      4/15      Royale                                                 Boston, MA

SUN     4/16      9:30 Club                                              Washington, DC

MON     4/17      Union Transfer                                      Philadelphia, PA

WED    4/19      Rex Theater                                           Pittsburgh, PA

THU      4/20      Concord Music Hall                               Chicago, IL

SAT      4/22      Triple Rock Social Club                         Minneapolis, MN

SUN     4/23      Bluebird Theater                                    Denver, CO

MON     4/24      Urban Lounge                                       Salt Lake City, UT

WED    4/26      Neumos                                                Seattle, WA

THU      4/27      Imperial                                               Vancouver, BC

FRI       4/28      Wonder Ballroom                                  Portland, OR

SUN     4/30      Harlows                                                Sacramento, CA

TUE      5/2        The Fonda Theater                                Los Angeles, CA

 

About Betty Who

Once described by New York Magazine as a mix of “early Madonna…Katy Perry and Robyn, with spunk and confidence”, and by Elle as “your next pop obsession”, Australian pop-singer, Betty Who, is a force to be reckoned with.  She has built a passionate and loyal fan base through her early EP’s, undeniable charisma and ecstatic live show.  Who independently released her first EP entitled The Movement EP, in which the lead single and fan favorite, “Somebody Loves You” debuted at #4 of Spotify’s most viral list in the U.S. Her follow-up EP, Slow Dancing, was released via RCA Records and debuted at #1 on the U.S. iTunes Pop Chart.  The success of Who’s early EP’s eventually led to the release of her debut LP entitled Take Me When You Go (RCA Records), along with performances on The View, The Today Show, and Late Night With Seth Meyers, as well as tours with both Katy Perry and Kiesza.  To gear up for her second full-length album, Betty Who released her cover of Donna Lewis’ “I Love You Always Forever”, which received critical praise from the likes of SPIN, Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, and more. Click HERE to watch the music video. Since then, Betty has released the first single off of her upcoming second album entitled “Human Touch”, along with an acoustic version of the song featuring Australian singer-songwriter, Jarryd James (Click HERE). She also released the second single entitled “Some Kinda Wonderful” along with the music video (Click HERE to watch). With the release of her upcoming album and North American Tour, Betty Who continues to prove she has a lot more magic up her sleeve.

TINASHE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FLAME”

TINASHE

TINASHE RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FLAME”

 “FLAME” IS AVAILABLE TODAY ON ALL PLATFORMS

 TINASHE SET FOR GUEST STARRING ROLE ON THE NEW SEASON OF EMPIRE, NAMED PEPSI’S SOUND DROP ARTIST

 EARNS ANOTHER BILLBOARD #1 WITH BRITNEY SPEARS COLLABORATION “SLUMBER PARTY” ON THE DANCE CHARTS

March 16, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Platinum selling singer, songwriter, producer and entertainer Tinashe releases her brand new single today, “Flame.” The track, which was produced by Sir Nolan, is available at all digital retail and streaming partners.

Listen to “Flame”

Buy: http://smarturl.it/BuyFlame

Stream: http://smarturl.it/StreamFlame

The release of “Flame” follows on the heels of Tinashe’s critically acclaimed Nightride project, released late last year. The 14-track project, a companion piece to her upcoming studio album, includes stand-out track “Company.” The song recently received an attention-grabbing video clip, a full-on dance assault, all done in one take. To view the video for “Company,” click here. Nightride is the first of a two-part series, which will include Tinashe’s sophomore studio album, Joyride. With the projects representing two different sides of Tinashe, “Flame” is taken from the latter. Tinashe told Rolling Stone, “I see them as two things that are equally the same. I think you can be a combination of things, and that’s what makes people human and complex. They are equally me. I don’t like to be limited to one particular thing so I want to represent that duality and that sense of boundlessness in my art.”

As a go-to collaborator and hit maker, Tinashe has also recently appeared on tracks with the likes of Britney Spears, Davido, Tinie Tempah, Enrique Iglesias, KDA and Lost Kings. Her Spears collaboration, “Slumber Party,” recently reached the #1 position on Billboard’s Dance Club Songs chart.

Today, Tinashe has been announced as Pepsi’s newest Sound Drop artist. The Sound Drop platform, which spotlights today’s hottest, rising stars, will also be integrated into the newest season of Empire, as part of a storyline featuring Tinashe. Alongside Jidenna, Tinashe will play herself in a multi-episode storyline which will involve the creation of a visual album for the character Jamal.

Celebrated for her dynamic live performance abilities, innovative production and songwriting skills, Tinashe has carved a path for herself as a true triple-threat popstar. Her debut album, Aquarius (RCA Records, 2014), received a tidal wave of acclaim, landing on every critic’s year-end best-of lists. The Los Angeles Times dubbed it “one of the most inventive R&B debuts in years.” The album included the Gold in Canada single “2 On” featuring ScHoolboy Q and viral single “All Hands On Deck,” which garnered attention for its creative music video. Her five mixtapes, released between 2012-2016, have all received attention for their songwriting smarts and forward-thinking soundscapes. A celebrated and sought-after songwriter, Tinashe has collaborated with the likes of Nick Jonas, Future, Chance The Rapper, Snakehips, A$AP Rocky, Calvin Harris, Charli XCX, Travis Scott, Ty Dolla $ign, Usher, Kid Ink and more. She has penned hit songs for a variety of artists, including several cuts on Fifth Harmony’s recent hit album 7/27. Tinashe is no stranger to the live stage, having headlined sold-out world tours, as well as opening for megastars like Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and Maroon 5. Tinashe has also graced magazine covers worldwide, including Nylon’s latest It-Girl issue, in addition to DAZED and Confused, Complex, V, and more. Tinashe is a current brand ambassador for Urban Outfitters’ Juicy Couture collection, John Frieda’s 2017 Hair Talks campaign, and maintains a multi-year relationship with X Out. Tinashe’s partnerships have also extended to relationships with the likes of Alexander Wang, Ralph Lauren and MAC Cosmetics.

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30TH CENTURY/COLUMBIA RECORDS SHARES NEW TRACK FROM “RESISTANCE RADIO: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE ALBUM,”

DANGER MOUSE + SAM COHEN

30TH CENTURY/COLUMBIA RECORDS SHARES NEW TRACK FROM

“RESISTANCE RADIO: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE ALBUM,”

THE NEW PROJECT FROM DANGER MOUSE + SAM COHEN

LISTEN TO ANGEL OLSEN’S “WHO’S SORRY NOW” VIA WORLD CAFÉ: http://smarturl.it/AngelOlsenNPR

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(March 16, 2017) – Danger Mouse and his label 30th Century/Columbia Records have unveiled another track from their latest project “Resistance Radio: The Man in the High Castle Album,” out April 7. The new song features Angel Olsen taking on the classic by Connie Francis, “Who’s Sorry Now.” Listen here via NPR’s World Café, who call it “sublime”: http://smarturl.it/AngelOlsenNPR.

 

“Who’s Sorry Now” as well as Benjamin Booker’s take on Howlin’ Wolf’s “Spoonful” will be available for download and streaming tomorrow here: http://smarturl.it/ResistanceRadioAP

 

Produced and created by Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen, “Resistance Radio” is an imagined soundtrack to the Amazon Original Series “The Man in the High Castle,” taking its name from the pirate radio network featured in Season 2. The 18-track collection features Beck, Kelis, Norah Jones, The Shins, Benjamin Booker, Karen O and more covering songs from the early 1960s time period in which the show is set. The album’s opening track, Sharon Van Etten’s “The End of the World,” has already scored widespread attention from NPR Music, Rolling Stone, Pitchfork and more. Listen to “The End of the World” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKVYHJwIi2M.

 

Listen to another album highlight “The House of the Rising Sun” by Sam Cohen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmttSNgR2GI.

 

Danger Mouse and Cohen hosted a “Resistance Radio” event at Austin’s SXSW this week, featuring special performances from Cohen, Benjamin Booker, Kevin Morby, Kelis, Grandaddy and more. Tune into Amazon’s ResistanceRadio.com for a sneak peek at more songs from the album, along with an immersive narrative storytelling experience.

 

“Resistance Radio: The Man in the High Castle Album” is available for pre-order here: http://smarturl.it/ResistanceRadioAP

 

 

Resistance Radio” tracklist:

  1. Sharon Van Etten – The End of the World
  2. Andrew VanWyngarden – Nature Boy
  3. Beck – Can’t Help Falling In Love
  4. Benjamin Booker – Spoonful
  5. Sam Cohen – The House of the Rising Sun
  6. The Shins – A Taste of Honey
  7. Angel Olsen – Who’s Sorry Now
  8. Waterstrider – Speaking of Happiness
  9. Michael Kiwanuka – Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
  10. Grandaddy – Love Hurts
  11. Big Search – Lonely Mound of Clay
  12. Kevin Morby – I Only Have Eyes For You
  13. Kelis – Who’s Lovin’ You
  14. Norah Jones – Unchained Melody
  15. Curtis Harding – Lead Me On
  16. Maybird – All Alone Am I
  17. Karen O – Living In A Trance
  18. Sam Cohen – Get Happy

JULIA BRENNAN SHARES VIDEO FOR BREAKOUT HIT “INNER DEMONS”

JULIA BRENNAN

JULIA BRENNAN SHARES VIDEO FOR BREAKOUT HIT “INNER DEMONS”

SINGLE DEBUTS THIS WEEK ON ADULT POP AIRPLAY CHART IN THE U.S.

Columbia Records’ pop singer/songwriter Julia Brennan has shared the music video for her heartfelt, piano-laced debut single “Inner Demons,” watch today: http://smarturl.it/InnerDemonsVid. The beautifully shot video stars Julia as she’s trapped by her own inner demons while she begins with the lyrics: They say don’t let them in / Close your eyes and clear your thoughts again / But when I’m all alone, they show up on their own. Her beau searches high and low throughout the house for her, but he can only see Julia through mirrors. Take a behind-the-scenes look at “Inner Demons” here: http://smarturl.it/InnerDemons_BTS.


At just 18 years-old, the Minneapolis-bred singer/songwriter self-released her first few songs last summer and quickly caught the attention of her hometown pop radio station, KDWB 101.3 FM. The reaction to “Inner Demons” was instantaneous throughout the Twin Cities, lighting up iTunes and Shazam with each radio spin and attracting the attention of Columbia Records, which signed Julia to a recording contract this past fall. “Inner Demons” debuted this week on the Adult Pop airplay chart in the U.S. and currently sits at #7 on iTunes’ Singer/Songwriter chart in the U.S., and within the Top 40 in Canada.

Julia’s three-song Inner Demons EP is available everywhere now: http://smarturl.it/EPInnerDemons

Watch “Introducing Julia Brennan” EPK: http://smarturl.it/JuliaBrennanEPK

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THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH EXTENDS “LIFELINE” TO RADIO

Thousand Foot Krutch

THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH EXTENDS “LIFELINE” TO RADIO

Third Single From EXHALE Hits SiriusXM Octane’s Top 10

As Revolver Magazine-Premiered Lyric Video Gathers 1.95 Million Views So Far

TFK Spotify Channel Grows To Nearly One Million Monthly

Rock favorites Thousand Foot Krutch have charted nine Active Rock hit singles since going independent in 2012. The aggressive follow-up to the band’s 2014 album, OXYGEN:INHALE, EXHALE has already sparked the Loudwire Cage Match Hall of Fame video and hit single, “Running With Giants,” while its hard-hitting follow-up single, “Push,” broke down barriers and remained Top 15 on SiriusXM Octane’s Big ‘Uns Countdown chart for three consecutive months. The momentum is continuing as TFK extends its Top 10 (No. 7) Big ‘Uns Countdown hit and third single from the album, “Lifeline.”

 

“So I’m pushing the buttons down to Octane, and I get hooked on this song ‘Lifeline’ by Thousand Foot Krutch,” says respected music critic Bob Lefsetz in his Lefsetz Letters blog this week. “Its energy and forcefulness tapped into my anger…Maybe they’ll come through town and I can listen to the album ad infinitum to go thrust my arm in the air…”

 

“I’ve read Bob’s stuff for a while now, and secretly wondered if he’d take notice of what’s been happening in our independent years,” responds TFK lead vocalist, songwriter Trevor McNevan. “Love that he is connecting with the song and look forward to seeing him on the road.

 

“‘Lifeline’ is about a time in my life when I was feeling very overwhelmed, to the point of anxiety,” continues McNevan. “I felt like I was drowning in the waves of everything around me, and battling my own rational. The feeling of being alone in isolation wasn’t true, but it sure felt like it.”

 

In his blog, Lefsetz also urges music fans to listen to “Lifeline” at Spotify and YouTube. Premiered by Revolver, the YouTube lyric video already has over 1.95 million views, while TFK’s Spotify channel has surpassed 258,000 follows and continues to rapidly grow. In fact, over the last two months alone, the channel has grown from around 650,000 monthly listeners to nearly 1,000,000 unique monthly listeners.

 

Staying true to themselves, Thousand Foot Krutch members McNevan, bassist Joel Bruyere and drummer Steve Augustine have carved an independent path that continues to rack-up accolades well beyond its major label successes. EXHALE launched this past summer amidst wide acclaim on TFK Music and with marketing, sales and distribution through The Fuel Music. In addition to the singles aforementioned, the album features riff rockers “Incomplete” and “Give Up The Ghost,” second chances-themed “Born Again,” and “A Different Kind Of Dynamite,” which was tapped as the official theme song for the Dec. 18 WWE “Roadblock: End of The Line” pay-per-view event. The album also hit No. 1 on iTunes’ Rock Top Albums chart (No. 3 overall Albums) in the US with Top 5 overall albums chart placement in multiple countries.

 

Taking the new arena-shaking anthems and fan favorites on the road to see their extended family of fans coast-to-coast, TFK was featured for the first time this past summer on the mainstage at Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion and Rocklahoma, and is currently taking its music to arenas across America. All the latest tour news and band information can be found at www.thousandfootkrutch.com, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Google+, Bandsintown and Facebook, where the band has over one million likes.

 

About Thousand Foot Krutch:

Ontario, Canada-bred TFK has been a continuously escalating highlight reel since their formation in 1997. With over 1.1 million albums sold, 11 Active Rock radio hits, numerous soundtrack slots, plus a massive presence in professional sports, the group has literally infiltrated every facet of pop culture. Continuing to receive ongoing ESPN appearances, as well as various NASCAR, MLB, NHL, WWE, NCAA and NFL airings (including the 2010 Super Bowl), TFK has songs featured in EA Sports’ NHL 2010 and 2013 video games and tallies about 30,000,000 monthly views in combined streaming across all of YouTube. Just since going independent in 2012, TFK has sold over 455,000 albums, over a million singles, garnered more than 206 million streams and charted nine Active Rock radio hits.

 

About The Fuel Music:

Established in 2008, The Fuel Music & Management, LLC, is a leading artist management and artist solutions company that independently distributes music internationally. Based in Tennessee, the Fuel team brings nearly 70 years of combined music industry experience in record label operations, major label distribution and marketing, and artist management for artists ranging from upstart bands to GRAMMY Award nominated, multi-platinum artists. More information on the company can be found at www.thefuelmusic.com.

LÉON RELEASES FOR YOU EP TODAY

 LÉON

BUY/STREAM “FOR YOU” HERE

 (March 3, 2017) Columbia Records singer/songwriter LÉON has released her sophomore EP, For You, today. The 4-song EP features the brand new title track “For You,” along with the previously released irresistible gems “Sleep Deprived,” “Liar” and “Think About You.” The stunning compilation is a first look into what’s to come from LÉON’s debut album due to release later this year.

 

Named one of V Magazine’s ‘Artists To Watch In 2017,’ LÉON just wrapped up her 20-city North American headline tour this week on which she sold out shows in major markets including Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

 

A Stockholm native, LÉON first became known for her debut single “Tired of Talking.” The song went straight to #1 on Hype Machine upon release and has received critical praise from GLAMOUR, InStyle, Noisey, PAPER, NYLON and more. The song has since captured more than 43 million streams on Spotify and received a remix treatment from A-Trak & Cory Enemy, which FADER called “extremely catchy” and Entertainment Weekly named one of ’10 under-the-radar songs from emerging artists who deserve your attention.’ “Tired of Talking” is featured on LÉON’s debut EP ‘Treasure,’ along with “Nobody Cares,” “LÉON’s Lullaby” and the EP’s title track.

A standout vocalist with a natural gift for writing fresh, infectious pop that oozes soul, 24-year-old Lotta Lindgren aka LÉON is Sweden’s latest great pop export. She is a rarity as a young, self-contained, and grounded artist who has such a potent, authentic musical identity. Her rich, smoky vocal will strike a chord in fans from the first moment hearing it, not to mention her incredibly catchy, fresh and honest songs.

 

For You Track List:

  1. For You
  2. Sleep Deprived
  3. Liar
  4. Think About You