Canadian musician/producer/songwriter Greig Nori was already basking in the knowledge that Hedley's new album, Famous Last Words had its first two singles, "For The Nights I Can't Remember" and "Never Too Late" - both of which were co-written by Nori - go to 1 on Canadian radio. Nori also produced the whole album. But on June 15th, Nori shared the band's excitement at the MuchMusic Video Awards as Hedley won four out of six of the categories in which they were nominated, making them the leader at this year's awards. Nori's songwriting and producing prowess helped them earn Best Video, Best Cinematography and Best Director for "For the Nights I Can't Remember," and a MuchLOUD award for Best Rock Video for "She's So Sorry."
As former front woman for Grammy-nominated band Sixpence None the Richer, LEIGH NASH has charmed audiences far and wide with her ethereal voice. Now, NASH steps out on her own for her most personal project yet, her first solo album due out in 2006. The release of the album marks a significant time in Nash’s life. Starting her career as a young 15-year old girl with Sixpence, she has matured into a woman whose wispy vocals and intimate lyrics convey thirteen years of experiences and relationships. With a new addition to her family, her son Henry, to draw inspiration from, the singer/songwriter prepares to release an album that not only shares her voice with the audience, but also her heart. “It’s really wonderful to be able to put your whole self into something,” Nash says. “As a band, creating new material is really a group effort; there is a certain lack of control one has as an artist.
Ironically, given their obsession with America's favorite pastime, the Outfield got their start in London's East End. Playing under the name the Baseball Boys, the trio of bassist/singer Tony Lewis, guitarist/keyboardist John Spinks, and drummer Alan Jackman played around London and recorded some early demos, attracting the attention of Columbia/CBS Records. They were signed shortly thereafter and began working on their debut album, Play Deep, which was released in 1985. The album was a smash success, going triple platinum, reaching number nine on the album charts, and producing their biggest song, "Your Love," which was a Top Ten hit. To support the album, they launched an international tour opening for Journey and Starship. They began recording their second album in 1986 and in 1987 issued Bangin'.
Fredrik Odesjo, known professionally as Fredro, is a dynamic producer/songwriter from Sweden. He grew up appreciating rock, reggae, r&b, soul, and hip-hop. However, once he discovered the world of pop music, the stage was set. Armed with his talents and relentless ambition he became one of thee most sought after producers in Sweden. Murlyn Music Group didn't let this rising producer pass them by. Fredro signed worldwide deals with Murlyn Songs Publishing and Murlyn Music Production. He was right at home among his peers, which included the likes of Bloodshy & Avant, Bag and Arnthor. The company sparked and immediately had the music industry buzzing from the U.S to the U.K.
Watch the new video for "Days of Gold," Jake Owen's new single co-written with Neil Mason. Each of Jake's last 4 singles went to #1 on the country charts, and “Days of Gold” is already Top 25 & climbing at Country radio and is his fastest rising single to date. The song is the lead single from his album DAYS OF GOLD to be released on 12/3 via RCA Nashville.