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Sweet Soul Records and Atlanta-based Avery*Sunshine Reach Exclusive Japan Music Distribution Agreement

04-25-2014 06:24 PM CET | Leisure, Entertainment, Miscellaneous

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Avery*Sunshine and Dana "BigDane" Johnson

Avery*Sunshine and Dana "BigDane" Johnson

An exclusive license agreement has been reached between Tokyo-based SWEET SOUL RECORDS and Atlanta-based songstress Avery*Sunshine for Japan distribution of her latest album ‘The SunRoom.’

Tokyo, Japan: Today, SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company LIFESOUND, Inc., officially announced that an agreement has been reached for nationwide distribution of the album ‘The SunRoom,’ by the multi-talented singer-songwriter-pianist Avery*Sunshine.

Known for their invigorating and scintillating live performances, compellingly honest song writing and radiantly optimistic anthems, Avery*Sunshine has steadily filled a void for those starved for authentic, no holds barred soul and R&B. The dynamic duo, featuring the honey-toned alto of songbird and pianist Avery*Sunshine and guitarist and vocalist Dana “BigDane” Johnson, have collaborated with everyone from Roy Ayers, Will Downing, and Musiq Soulchild to Michael Bublé, David Foster, Anthony Hamilton, and Jennifer Holliday. They have also opened shows for vocal powerhouses Ledisi and Rachelle Ferrell and blues icon B.B. King.

As the title suggests, ‘The SunRoom’ is a collection of original material featuring uplifting sun-kissed tracks, blazing retro-soul numbers and scorching R&B ballads. There is also a spine-tingling gospel number that is a special highlight on the CD. The music is potent and the message is simple. “We want people to know that they were created to SHINE and that the world is not complete without all of our individual contributions,” Avery*Sunshine declares. She continues, “We were ALL given gifts to share and Dana and I hope that in sharing ours we give our sisters and brothers permission to UNAPOLOGETICALLY do the same.”

Like many of the great singers, Avery*Sunshine’s musical beginnings commenced in the church where she played piano. A native of Chester, PA and a graduate of Spelman College, she quickly made a name for herself working on Atlanta’s independent music scene. In 2005 she lent her voice to the soundtrack for Paramount Pictures’ “The Fighting Temptations,” and in 2005 she was also hired as lead keyboardist for Tyler Perry’s stage play “Meet the Browns.” In 2007, she was sought out by Grammy- and Tony Award-winning vocal powerhouse Jennifer Holliday to be choral director for the theatrical production of Dreamgirls during the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta. Avery*Sunshine has also had the distinction of performing at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO and four private events during the 2009 Inauguration of President Barack Obama. At home in a variety of musical contexts, she has also sung background for gospel icon Yolanda Adams.

Michael Harris, Senior Manager at SWEET SOUL RECORDS says, “Releasing Avery’s music would be a “dream come true” for most labels, but it’s especially true for SWEET SOUL RECORDS. It’s quite an honor for us to be chosen by Avery, Dana, and her team to represent Avery and their music here in Japan. Not only are we eagerly looking forward to the album release, we are also looking forward to building on Avery’s fan base here in Japan and around the world. The album is absolutely amazing and I have no doubt that the Japanese soul music listeners will love it just as much as we do.”

‘The SunRoom’ will be released Japan-wide by SWEET SOUL RECORDS on May 21, 2014 in partnership with distributor BBQ Records, and contains twelve original songs and three acoustic Japan bonus tracks.

About SWEET SOUL RECORDS
SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company LIFESOUND, Inc., is based in Tokyo and our main goal is to promote soul music in Japan in all its forms. We are doing this by creating our own brand of soul music, and at the same time, promoting international artists who we feel can help increase the number of loyal Japanese followers by spreading “real music.”

SWEET SOUL RECORDS
Website: http://www.sweetsoulrecords.com/
36-7 Oyamacho, Shibuya, Tokyo Japan 151-0065
Email: info@sweetsoulrecords.com
Management: Paul Ewing/wingsmusicinc@gmail.com
Press Contact: Fiona Bloom/fiona@thebloomeffect.com
Booking Agent: Maria Matias/maria@mariamatiasmusic.com

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