Music Industry News Network [02-11-2013]
Jesse McFaddin “Stand Up!” Now On ITunes In North & South America
On Friday, February 8th, the album Stand Up! debuted on the popular entertainment portal iTunes for countries in North and South America. Stand Up! is the first solo project from RIZE frontman and founder, Jesse McFaddin. The singer/producer and social activist created a crowd sourced rock and hip-hop album with tracks featuring producers from around the world and collaborations with artists such as the American dance/pop singer, Julissa Veloz. The album originally dropped in November 2012 as a limited edition physical two disc set featuring sixteen songs, four of which were bonus tracks. After the physical copies sold out within a few weeks of release, a second “Unlimited” edition was created with twelve of the original sixteen songs. iTunes portals in the United States, Canada & Latin America are now offering the “Unlimited” Stand Up! album digital edition.
Stand Up! on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stand-up!/id601566390
Jesse McFaddin is the lead singer of the group RIZE, a three-piece rock band that is a fixture in the Japanese rock scene. He views his solo album as an opportunity to explore his creativity beyond the rock genre, promote his philanthropic projects and connect directly with fans outside of Japan. Immediately following the release of Stand Up!, Jesse consistently gained more visibility in the Americas with numerous mentions and press reviews from terrestrial & Internet radio stations, as well as print & blog media across North and South America, including the United States, Venezuela and Argentina.
Jesse McFaddin is also very engaged in the charitable community, acting as the face and brand ambassador for No Water No Chemical (the ecological conservation project from Marithe+Francois Girbaud), El Sistema Japan (music education global outreach originating from Venezuela) and Beers for Books (a performance based charity that donates proceeds from beers purchased at concerts towards providing books for underprivileged youth). 2013 will bring Jesse further into the Americas with live performances planned at numerous festivals as well as more collaborations with artists from North and South America.
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