WE WELCOME ROESY!

No holidays for our welcoming committee. Another sublime artist is joining our family: ROESY! Star in Ireland for both his music and his artwork, Roesy will release his new album (simply called Roesy) in Europe through Mass Market Recordings. The album features brand new acoustic recordings of Roesy’s greatest songs. Like the American Recordings of Johnny Cash, this album breathes emotion and quality from the first ’till the very last note. Not to be missed. Check our artists-section to read more about Roesy.

WE WELCOME HAFDIS HULD

How proud we are to introduce to you Icelandic singer-songwriter Hafdis Huld! She is a big star in her home country and now she’s spreading her musical wings to the UK and Europe. Her album Synchronised Swimmers contains three Top 5 singles, of which Action Man (see video) is the first one to be released across the mainland of Europe. The album will be released on August 23rd. Learn more about Hafdis here.

WE WELCOME THE PARTISAN SEED

Another new Mass Market family member: The Partisan Seed. Filip Miranda (Portugal) has already released two albums. Shame that his local record label went broke and all stock had to be sold (by the bank, that is).  We decided to release a compilation album containing tracks of the first two albums together with some brand new material. Release is scheduled for later this year.  For more info on the artist please check here.

AIRPLAY FOR THE PRAYER BOAT’S POLICHINELLE ON BELGIAN RADIO ONE

Well yes, the boat starts its journey… Title track Polichinelle of the album is getting huge airplay on Radio 1 in Belgium. This week it entered the A1-list, which means that the song will be played several times a day. Yes!

Watch Emmett playing Polichinelle live:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_-1Z-lbRAY

EMMETT TINLEY WRITING FOR HIS SECOND ALBUM

As we speak, Emmett Tinley is preparing the recordings of his second solo album. The recording will take place the end of April and May in Los Angeles, CA. Robert Shahnazarian Jr. (The Killers, David Crosby/Graham Nash, John Legend, Kelly Clarkson, Snow Patrol, Silver Sun Pickups) co-produces the album and as far as both Robert and Emmett told us: it will be a fabulous album. Well, we believe you guys.

WE WELCOME DECLAN O’ROURKE

We welcome singer songwriter Declan O’Rourke to the Mass Market family! We will release his album Big Bad Beautiful World in the Benelux this April. Declan is a real hero in his home country, Ireland: sold shiploads of records, won all shiny awards you can imagine and is appreciated for his wonderful music and lyrics. Eddi Reader put it this way: “Declan is one of the most talented songwriters on the planet”. Paul Weller added that he wished he wrote the Declan song Galileo, simply because it’s the best song written in the last 10 years. Look, listen and read for yourselves…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cg0AntKH6ss