Shecky’s Music Monday W/Heather Park
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Heather Park To Release Second Album “Stay” 9/28/10
“Stay”, explores the nuances of love learned, lost and reborn.
NEW YORK, NY, September 20, 2010- Korean R&B/Soul singer Heather Park is back with her highly anticipated second album “Stay”. A new look, an unleashed sound, and breaking free of all expectations she delivers music that expresses finding comfort in oneself.
In 2005, Heather’s debut album, “Dream in Pictures” on Independent label Stush Music quickly achieved international recognition. With a Play Network licensing deal “Dream in Pictures” songs were played in major retailers such as the GAP, The Limited and Old Navy from coast to coast. In 2006, her song “Is What It Is” was chosen for licensing by Japan’s Avex Records. Finally, in 2007, power ballad “Leave Me To Dream” was featured on the soundtrack of the feature film “West 32nd”. Heather Park has performed all over the U.S, the UK and in 2009 opened for entertainer/actor/rapper “Common”.
Once again partnering with producer Steve Francis, Heather Park has created a collection of intensely intimate songs. Drawing from a range of genres, R&B, hip-hop, soul, folk —she masterfully merges them into a language all her own. The album embodies Heather’s signature style of lush harmonies, refreshing live instruments, and poetic rhetoric. In the album’s title song, “Stay”, the stripped down acoustic track frees Heather’s sultry voice to soar and dominate. Deeply expressive and
musically sound, “Stay” is a musical statement of personal strife wrapped in lyrical complexity and smooth resonance. It’s radiant, tough, tender and unique — just like its creator.
“Stay” is set for release September 28, 2010. Heather’s current lead single “Trust You” tells a tale of love and lust. Other notable tracks include “Endless Possibilities,” “Just Can’t Wait,” and “Stay With Me Til Dawn” a remake of Judie Tzuke’s 1977 version. Heather’s angelic like voice on the track is blissfully enticing and clearly undeniable. “This album has been such a personal journey – it’s a musical autobiography of my life over the past years. It’s fiercely personal, deeply honest and very much represents who I am, “ said Heather Park.
The powerful, sultry soul unleashed in “Stay” packs the kind of punch you never see coming. With a new support team behind her, Heather is prepared for a stellar year. Truly at her best when on stage, audiences can experience an intimate look into the soul singer’s life on September 28, 2010 at her album release party. Heather’s release party at Crash Mansion will include songs from both “Dream In Pictures” and the new release “Stay”. You’ll will fall in love with Heather’s realness intermixed with her enticing raw talent.
In addition to preparing for her album release party, Heather has also teamed up with CancerCare for their annual Champagne & Chocolates event October 14, 2010 at Room Service in NYC. CancerCare is non-profit organization that provides free support services to anyone affected by cancer.
Heather Park Featured On Urban Suite
“STAY” A WHILE WITH R& B/SOUL SINGER HEATHER PARK
It’s hard to believe its been five years since Heather Park released her highly respected album “Dream In Pictures” off indie label Stush Music. But in fact the Korean R&B/Soul singer is back with her second album “Stay,” a new look, an unleashed sound, breaking free of expectations and finding comfort in oneself.
Heather Park is not what you expect. But defying expectations has always been part of her style. With a subtly sweet tone, Heather’s second album, “Stay”, explores the nuances of love learned, lost and reborn. With the International recognition she received off her first album “Dream In Pictures,” Heather’s signature style of lush harmonies, refreshing live instruments, and poetic rhetoric will leave you wanting more. Heather draws inspiration from a range of genres — R&B, hip-hop, soul, folk — and she masterfully merges them into a language all her own. And it’s part of why the powerful, sultry soul she unleashes packs the kind of punch you never see coming.
Infused with heavy reggae roots, the lead single, “Trust You”, tells a tale about a love made inseparable from lust. “Somebody Else” pays homage to old school hip-hop/R&B with an exhilarating statement about breaking free of expectations and finding comfort in oneself. In the album’s title song, “Stay”, the stripped down acoustic track frees Heather’s sultry voice to soar and dominate. Deeply expressive and musically sound, “Stay” is a musical statement of personal strife wrapped in lyrical complexity and smooth resonance. It’s radiant, tough, tender and unique — just like its creator. “Understated-cool” are words to describe Heather Park. Breaking barriers and stereotypes of what she should be, is what she’s about.
Heather’s album “Stay” is set for release September 28, 2010, along with her album release party at Crash Mansion. Heather will also be performing October 14, 2010 in support of CancerCare’s annual Champagne & Chocolates fundraiser.
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NEVERMIND! Interview got cancelled
such is the nature of the game, I guess.
I guess Mercury Retrograde’s to blame?
oh well, on to the next.
tune in @ 6:30pm EST to hear my interview w/ DJ Deymund Shel of Beneath the Pavement Radio!
sorry for the last-minute notice, but it’s been insane in the membrane this week!
I’m gonna be doing a quick interview with DJ Deymund Shel of Beneath the Pavement Radio TONIGHT @ 6:30pm!
tune in to listen! http://damatrixstudios.com/wp/
it’s been pointed out that we need a blog. being that i’m bloggity blogging out the whazoo, i figured a tumblr would be most fun, so that it could be a collective mindshare of the HP project. :)