After hearing Chakra Bleu's brand new (7th) album, titled, 'ALL OF ME,' the reputable radio promoter, Gary Leftkowith, desired to promote the single, 'The Shadow', and off it went!!!!
Gary has promoted records of many artists including Mick Jagger's (Charmed Life); Lee Ann Womack ( I Hope You Dance); Shania Twain's (From This Moment); Donna Summer ( Carry On): Fleetwood Mac's (The Chain); Joan Jett's (Bad Reputation); Ace Of Base's (Whenever You're Near Me; Prince; LeAnn Rimes; Julian Lennon, and more..
The first single from ALL OF ME, titled 'The Shadow', hit the reputable (NMW) Radio Charts with amazing receptivity, including the following:
#4 Top 40 Charts
#4 Hot 100 AC/Hot AC
#5 Top 40 Internet
#1 (5 weeks in a row) INDIE Top 40
The 2nd radio Title single: 'All Of Me', from this CD, reached #2 on Top 40 (holding two weeks in a row!) as well as #7 Hot 100, & #1 on Indie Top 40 (holding five weeks in a row!)
Chakra Bleu's 7th & most current CD, "ALL OF ME', embarks the listener on yet a new journey of R&B/Groove! Yes, she's a writer and recording artist of Pop, Rock, Country, Groove/R&B...just simply call it: 'Americana', which AMA Executive Director Jed Hilly has defined: "It's contemporary music that honors and/or derives from American roots music, period."
'Sweet & Sultry with a shake a Sass' is how she coins the vibe of this album. Imagine a crackling fire, red wine and cozy company.. A delicious listening experience with hints of Anita Baker, Sade, and more of her favourite R&B artists.
She hand picked Nashville's top R&B/Groove players to accentuate each of her songs of this CD to the fullest.
Chakra Bleu Co-Produced this album along with John Billings; whereby the pre-production
was specially in tandem with the incredible groove drummer: Brice Foster
CHAKRA BLEU: Lead & Harmony Vocals; Electric & Acoustic Guitars; Mandolin
Bass: John Billings played also with (Donna Summer; Monkeys; Wynonna, etc.)
Sax: Dana Robbins (Aretha Franklin, Delbert McClinton, Chaka Khan, Roger Daltrey, Frank Zappa, Ron Isley, Al Green, Cece Winans, Rufus Thomas,etc.)
Lead Guitar: Tom Britt (John Oates; Vince Gill; Patty Lovelace; John Cowan, etc.)
Drums/Percussion: Brice Foster (tours extensively nationally for umpteenth artists)
Keys: Ronnie Godfrey: Marshall Tucker Band; Ty Herndon; Ronnie McDowell; etc.)
Chakra Bleu is proud to announce the release of her 8th CD: Our Own Paradise! This album gives her audience yet another treat of music delights of Reggae, R&B/Soul, and Rock - several which have empowering lyrics.
She purposefully pre-released 'We Shall Overcome' from this album, on May 14 as a teaser to the Vibe that the listeners will be receiving. This single carries a powerful message of equality.
Check out the Press Release: http://bit.ly/2aqHD3r
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Bill Wence Productions is leading the Radio campaign for this CD, promoting Both the entire album on AMA Charts, as well as the single 'Be My Love' on Country Charts, both of which are climbing steadily!