Oct 16, 2011 Atlantic Records
Lenny Kravitz in his Bahamas studio recording the final track for “Black And White America” (Roadrunner/Atlantic Records). With Craig Ross on guitars. The First song from the album, “Come On Get It” now available on iTunes. A Film by Mathieu Bitton / Candy Tangerine Productions.
Aug 15, 2011 Columbia Records
From Surface’s second album 2nd Wave _______________________ Biography by Ed Hogan When you think of the group Surface, the term disco dancefloor doesn’t come to mind. The ’80s soft soul vocal trio known for such lush ballads as “Closer Than Friends” and the million-selling singles “Shower Me With Your Love” and the number one pop hit “The First Time” had one of its first charting records as artists signed to dance music pioneer Salsoul Records. “Falling in Love,” co-written by Surface member David Conley, doesn’t have much in common with the aforementioned titles other than the group name and a (presumably) Conley flute solo. The single made it to number 84 R&B in summer 1983 and the UK pop charts. Singer Bernard Jackson who grew up in Stamford, CT, got into the music business through his cousin who lived in New York. Seizing the opportunity, he relocated to New York and began performing around the city. While doing a show in Stamford, his godfather suggested that he contact his nephew David Townsend who was also in the music business. Townsend, a former touring guitarist for the Isley Brothers, was the son of singer/songwriter/producer Ed Townsend who had a hit with “For Your Love” in summer 1958 and wrote the Impressions’ “Finally Got Myself Together (I’m a Changed Man)” and co-wrote Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.” Around 1973, Townsend joined a band called the Port Authority where he met David “Pic” Conley. Townsend, whose father shared hit songwriting tips with him …
May 7, 2011 Columbia Records
Everything Evil by Coheed and Cambria played at the Terminal 5 in New York City, during the Neverender Tour. Neverender: Night I (The Second Stage Turbine Blade) 1. Second Stage Turbine Blade/Intro 2. Time Consumer 3. Devil in Jersey City 4. Everything Evil (Current Video) 5. Delirium Trigger 6. Hearshot Kid Disaster 7. 33 8. Junesong Provision 9. Neverender 10. God Send Conspirator 11. IRO-Bot Neverender was a 4 city tour trek, featuring 4 concerts in each city, where Coheed and Cambria played through their albums in order, playing out their story. Each playlist highlights each night. Enjoy the concert and keep listening to Coheed! Copyright Notice – These songs/videos are a copyright of Sony Music Entertainment, Columbia Records and Coheed and Cambria. Please visit CoheedandCambria.com