Ayhan Sahin’s fervent vocals are echoed by those ABBA sound harmonies reflecting the longing of the vocalist’s persistent . Every element of the song strategically contributes to the journey of the character, building tension both lyrically and instrumentally into the crescendo of the character’s appeal.
Lauren Rathbun offers a nod to classic country with debut single “My Almost Lover,” which serves up a dollop of Patsy Cline and a dash of Kitty Wells and then weaves in her own contralto charisma. Alongside a honky-tonk posse of musicians firing fiddle, steel guitar and shuffling percussion, this old soul vocalist sings, “Goodbye my almost lover, there was almost a you and me.” The present honors the past in this radio-ready anthem.
Format: DIGITAL DOWNLOAD The Village People’s iconic cowboy Randy Jones brings his vocal machismo to new single ‘Hard Times.’ Tough times certainly come and go, but with the will to win, empowered individuals always land “on the right line.” That’s the overwhelming lyrical theme of “Hard Times.”
Format: DIGITAL DOWNLOAD It has been celebrated by artists as varied as The Mamas & The Papas, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Kinks and Guns N’ Roses. And now the city of Los Angeles has a brand new sonic love letter, thanks to Ayhan Sahin’s “L.A. Nights,” released by independent label Young Pals Music.
Format: PHYSICAL CD Just add champagne. The New Year’s spirit is in full swing with an originally composed new single from New York City-based Young Pals Music. “New Year’s Eve At Home” celebrates the joys of cozying up with loved ones via full-on country flavor, courtesy of vocalist Christi Bauerlee.
Format: DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Award-winning Latina stage and screen sensation Bianca Marroquin (Broadway's Chicago, Televisa's "Bailando por un Sueño," Univision's "Mira Quien Baila") is pleased to release her first-ever full-length solo album El Mundo Era Mio (The World Was Mine) on Young Pals Records International.
From its home base of Washington, D.C., The Swing Set with Alex Cook has recaptured the sexy sound of the ‘60s. The nine-piece jazz big band’s music is, in a word, cool – like a nightclub show at the Sands with Frank and Dean, a ‘66 Mustang convertible, a sudden breeze on a hot city night, or a vodka martini at your own private table.
Every “Extraordinary Woman” has her tale to tell. If she’s done it right, life’s journey embodies adventure, love, passion, heartache, risk, redemption and rediscovery. Erica Jacob, in short order, has ticked off the majority of that list, and she’s ready to tell the world about it. Jacob’s “Extraordinary Woman” is a joyous pageant of sing-along anthems, offering musical mastery akin to the 100-watt persona of Jennifer Hudson, and the vocal chops of Alicia Keys.
Format: DIGITAL DOWNLOAD Swedish Style: The Musical” is inspired by the captivating tale of the break-up of Swedish super group ABBA—a lesser-known but all-important chapter in the quartet’s fabled history. For a decade starting in 1972, ABBA released eight studio albums and a staggering 73 hit singles. In all, Benny, Björn, Frida and Agnetha have sold more than 370 million albums around the world. But all good things come to an end, and ABBA’s demise was sullied with divorce between the two couples, internal strife and ultimately, dissolution. The dramatized theatrical rock musical “Swedish Style”—written by Turkish composer & producer and NYU Tisch School of the Arts Master’s grad Ayhan Sahin, with lyrics by Selcen Pamuk, equally accomplished as a university professor with a PhD and Master’s in Business—is rapt with love, loss, friendship, heartbreak and the penance of ultimate artistic immortality.