The duo of Nikki Lunden and Laura Espinoza-Lunden, known as Lunden Reign, return with their follow-up album "Confessions." It was released on limited edition vinyl back in April and features ten tracks that continue the band's unmistakable sound, which made their debut album an indie hit. Their new album begins with the politically charged hope of "Stardust Daze," before picking up the energy and the tempo on the steady rocker "Confessions." You can feel the emotion and passion in their delivery of "Coming Home Tonight" along with the addictive contemporary rock of "Little Lost Girl." Lunden Reign wrap up their new album with the intense rockers "Fate Of The World" and "Faded Memories," as their voices fit together perfectly. To find out more about Lunden Reign and their latest release "Confessions," please visit lundenreign.com.
Arriving May 11th is the debut album from soul singer Emily Johnson. Her new release titled "Open Your Heart" was produced by Grammy-Award winner Narada Michael Walden and features four original tracks, beginning with the uplifting, gospel-like soar of "The Light." You will instantly notice how strong and pure Emily's voice is as she will easily capture your heart. Emily then gets her R&B/pop groove going with the dance beats of "I'm Blessed," before finishing up her new release with "Baby Forever," which feels like its brings the girl groups of the sixties into the modern world of pop. To find out more about Emily Johnson and her latest release "Open Your Heart," please visit emilyjohnsonofficial.com.
One week later on May 18th is the arrival of the debut solo album from IZZ vocalist Laura Meade. Meade is the lead singer for the progressive rock band IZZ, but decided to write and record songs that have a more theatrical approach as she continues with the idea of creating art rock that speaks to your emotions. The new album titled "Remedium" features 10 tracks, beginning with the eight-minute epic, progressive-pop piece "Sunflowers At Chernobyl" as you are instantly drawn in to Laura's sweeping vocals. The album does also feature the work of fellow IZZ bandmate John Galgano, as well a members of The Fringe and Camel. She continues the album with the gentle folk appeal of "Conquer The World" and the dark, emotional ballad "What I See From Here." Laura Meade continues with her love of the theatre with the 11-minute epic piece "Dragons," which will make you appreciate her songwriting talents. She wraps up her new album with the gentle strumming and beautiful harmonies of "Your Way," along with atmospheric piano ballad "Irradiation." To find out more about Laura Meade and he latest release "Remedium," please visit laurameademusic.com.