Los Angeles, CA. (September 3, 2010) – Universal Music/Dream Records artist Press Play debuts at #3 on this week’s Billboard Christian Album Chart and at #59 on the Top 200 Chart with their sophomore album NY2LA which released on August 24, 2010. Proceeds from album sales benefit the Dream Center and its philanthropic causes nationwide.
Currently Press Play is on a 100 city nationwide tour, playing to fans of approx 5,000 nightly and will continue their tour through 2010 and early 2011.
Press Play’s current radio single, "NY2LA," holds the #20 spot on the CHR Billboard Chart. The single was co-produced by Grammy Award winner Brian Kennedy and mixed by Bob Horn (Ne-Yo, Akon, Timbaland) and Sean Tallman (Rihanna, The Game, Ne-Yo). "NY2LA" is a national danceable hit song with a contemporary rock and pop feel. With a cameo from the star of Everybody Hates Chris, Tyler James Williams, "NY2LA" is a powerful call to all, literally from NY to LA, to get involved in making a difference in someone's life and be a positive change in their communities.
The NY2LA album features an eclectic compilation of 12 inspiring and introspective dance, pop, R&B and rock songs as well as a music video for the album’s first single “NY2LA.” The music video features hundreds of dance groups from diverse cities across the U.S who sent in their creative renditions of the signature “NY2LA Dance” resulting in a brilliantly entertaining and high energy performance.
Breaking out on the music scene in 2009 with fans across the country, Press Play’s debut CD, Life is Beautiful, hit the Billboard Christian Chart at #2 and the Top 200 chart at #45 in its first week out with appearances on NBC’s Today Show, FOX News, and other major media outlets.
Brought together by Matthew Barnett, acclaimed as one of the most dynamic voices in today’s culture as founder of The Los Angeles Dream Center, Press Play was developed with a new and exciting vision for music; to change lives with a positive and relevant voice.
On the NY2LA album, Press Play’s six unique and talented members inspire listeners with their deep and meaningful words in an upbeat and dance-oriented manner. Several of the standout hit tracks include “Love Somebody,” an 80‘s tribute song and “Getcha Hands Up” co-produced by Theron Feemster (Jay-Z, Will Smith, Jamie Foxx). Singing about love, friendship and the power within us all to change the world, Press Play has created twelve exceptional songs that resonate with fans of all music genres.
The Los Angeles Dream Center serves more than 40,000 people each week in the L.A. area alone, through its feeding programs and outreach to the poor and needy and in 180 + locations across the U.S.
Today, the original Dream Center, located in the heart of poverty and hopelessness in central L.A., has over 700 people in its various in-house programs. Additionally, every week thousands more receive food and other services to meet their spiritual and physical needs. Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, The Dream Center provides solutions to many the culture’s troubling issues, such as human trafficking, abandoned teens, gangs, homeless families, drugs and violence.
Currently Press Play can be seen each Thursday where they perform at the historic Angelus Temple in Los Angeles. Entertaining in an auditorium equipped with line-array speakers, 52-foot panoramic screen, LED stage panels, and a high-tech sound system, Press Play performs for thousands of individuals each week from all walks of life. Captivating fans with heartfelt songs, Press Play continues to reinvent themselves, serving as a model for culturally relevant musicians worldwide.
Press Play - NY2LA (2010)
Исполнитель: Press Play
Дата выпуска: 2010
Формат | Качество: mp3/ V0 VBR
Размер файла: 86.04 MB
1. (00:03:35) Press Play - NY2LA
2. (00:03:32) Press Play - Getcha Hands Up
3. (00:03:10) Press Play - Let's Dance
4. (00:03:13) Press Play - Let's Go
5. (00:04:18) Press Play - L.O.V.E. Now
6. (00:03:49) Press Play - Holiday
7. (00:03:09) Press Play - I Love You So
8. (00:03:10) Press Play - Love Somebody (80s tribute)
9. (00:03:45) Press Play - My Destiny
10. (00:02:51) Press Play - Shake The Rooftop
11. (00:04:24) Press Play - My Everything
12. (00:04:23) Press Play - Forever