Published on August 24th, 2016 |
by Gerry Galipault
ReverbNation Release Dates (Aug. 26 and Beyond)
When ReverbNation approached me in March 2014 about partnering with Pauseandplay.com, I didn’t know what to expect.
They gave me access to a private dashboard, which featured every artist that submitted their music to be added to Pauseandplay.com’s massive new-music release schedule. Hundreds made submissions in just a few days; it was overwhelming. Where the heck do I start? I thought to myself.
Well, you start at the beginning. 🙂
The very first song I cued up at ReverbNation allayed my fears, and it remains my favorite ReverbNation-affiliated song to date: Ian Roberts’ “Sweetlove Butterfly.”
The British singer-songwriter sounded like such a breath of fresh air in an age of overproduced, soul-less, cookie-cutter music. “Sweetlove Butterfly” would fit right in between The Beach Boys and James Taylor on the radio, with a little Henry Gross mixed in. It’s a genuine throwback to the breezy California pop of the 1970s.
The song came from Roberts’ “Come Outside and Play” EP, released on March 17, 2014. Weeks later, he released a music video for “Sweetlove Butterfly.” Directed and produced by Daniel Gentely, the smooth-sailing video featured the skillful Stratford Skaters strutting their stuff at a shopping mall in Stratford. It later won best music video at the St. Albans Film Festival.
What’s Roberts up to these days? He’s been touring France the past month, but he promises to give me a proper update later today (and I will add his comments when they come in). Till then, on with the countdown!
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Album Release Dates
* Release dates are subject to change due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
July 23, 2021 » Paul McCartney, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Rodney Crowell, Brittany Howard, Leon Bridges, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Ledisi, DARKSIDE, Joshua Radin, Anne-Marie, The Brothers, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, etc.
July 30, 2021 » Billie Eilish, Bleachers, Erasure, Los Lobos, NEEDTOBREATHE, Yola, Blues Traveler, Son Volt, Dee Snider, Jim Lauderdale, Paul Anka, The Wandering Hearts, Leela James, etc.
Aug. 6, 2021 » Chris Young, “NOW That’s What I Call Music! 79,” Liars, Khruangbin, Staind, Colin Hay, Alicia Sara Ott, Night Ranger, Will Young, Ellen Foley, Kate Taylor, Zachary Knowles, Willy Mason, etc.
Aug. 13, 2021 » The Killers, Jennifer Hudson, Sheryl Crow, Dan + Shay, Joan Armatrading, Luke Hemmings, Jade Bird, Jungle, Jan Lisieki, Sepultura, Watchhouse, El Michels Affair, Ben Platt, etc.
More New Releases » Aug. 20 and Beyond: Lorde, Switchfoot, Maggie Rose, Jake Bugg, Villagers, Anderson East, Shannon and the Clams, Chvrches, Imagine Dragons, Manic Street Preachers, Metallica, Diana Ross, Samantha Fish, Lindsey Buckingham, Melissa Etheridge, The Felice Brothers, Angels & Airwaves, Natalie Imbruglia, Yes, James Arthur, Ladyhawke, Sam Fender, Billy Bragg, Duran Duran, Bullet For My Valentine, HONNE, Black Veil Brides, Hanson, Aimee Mann, Courtney Barnett, Damon Albarn, Taylor Swift, and many more.
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