Tuesday, November 5, 2013

James Durbin announces new single



Rocker James Durbin has announced his return with a new single, “Parachute”, due November 22.

The track is the lead single from his as-yet-untitled sophomore album, which is scheduled for release on April 8, 2014.

“Parachute was the 10th song I wrote for the new album,” said James, “and as soon as we finished in the studio, I knew it had to be the first single. I can’t wait for everyone to hear it.”

The forthcoming single marks the first new music from the rocker since his last two singles, “Love Me Bad” and “Stand Up”, were released in 2011. “Love Me Bad” cracked the Top 30 at Hot AC/Top 40 radio while the anthemic NFL rock single “Stand Up” landed in the Top 20.

“Stand Up” was an official NFL anthem used on jumbotrons nationwide during the NFL’s 2011-12 seasons.

Durbin made a name for himself as the standalone rocker on season 10 of American Idol, where he consistently delivering powerhouse performances week in and week out.

Essentially the first hard rocker on the reality series to bring heavy metal tunes to the pop-centric series, Durbin released his debut album, “Memories Of A Beautiful Disaster”, in 2011 and toured in support of the project.

Durbin’s debut has sold over 120,000 copies to date and was named one of Billboard’s Best Rock Albums of 2012.

As for the new record, James co-wrote 10 of its 11 tracks and is busy putting the finishing touches on the project with producer Scott Stevens.





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