SANTA MONICA, CA – Hidden Beach Recordings announces the signing of the multi-talented, seven member group Naturally 7. The group, which describes their style of music as “Vocal Play”, will join Grammy award winning artist Michael Bublé on his 2010 Crazy Love Tour around the world. In the past two years, Naturally 7 has amazed audiences from with their impressive talent and unique stage performances.
“Hidden Beach is thrilled to mark its 10th Anniversary of delivering the best of the best of recording artists with the release of Naturally 7’s US Vocal Play debut entitled VOCAL PLAY (A WORK OF MOUTH) says Hidden Beach President; Steve Mckeever. As Hidden Beach embarks on a new chapter and important new beginnings we feel the ultrally talented members of Naturally 7, personify the basic tenants of our shared commitment to offer unique and powerful entertainment experiences of the highest order.”
Naturally 7 has quietly amassed a fervent fan club as well as garnering over 20 million collective internet hits on sites such as YouTube has help to propel them onto the world stage. They have been guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres, Tavis Smiley, and National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition. They have performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival for Quincy Jones 75th birthday bash as well as October’s Bermuda Music Festival with Quincy Jones and Friends. Naturally 7 entertained Prince Charles at the 80th Royal Variety Performance in London. and more recently appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, joining Bublé for his rendition of “Stardust”.
“We are excited to be associated with Hidden Beach for the release of the new VocalPlay CD,” noted manager, Helmut Fest. ” Steve McKeever and his team understand and share the vision of the group and with their support and commitment, together we will take Naturally 7 to the level of success their unique abilities deserve. We are honored to once again be invited to be a part of Michael Bublé’s world tour, a perfect start to the campaign, and are thrilled with the opportunity to bring Naturally 7′s music to millions around the globe.”
In conjunction with the upcoming tour, Naturally 7 will release their debut CD on June 15th. The disc, in keeping with their signature style, will appeal to a wide range of musical tastes. In addition to self-penned originals from the anthem like SOS (Anybody Out There) to the power ballad and first single, “If You Love Me”, the CD will also include a duet with Michael Bublé on the Dinah Washington classic, “Relax Max”.
Upcoming TOUR DATES: Philadelphia (16th); New York (20th), Cleveland (23rd), Cincinnati (24th), Detroit (25th), Chicago (27th)
About Hidden Beach
Founded by music veteran Steve McKeever, Hidden Beach Recordings is an independent record label based in Santa Monica, CA. Hidden Beach was tapped as the label to release the “Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement” compilation CD, with proceeds to benefit the Barack Obama campaign. Artists on the project included Kanye West, Stevie Wonder and Sheryl Crow.
Following the election of President Obama, Hidden Beach produced the official inauguration collection commemorative CD-DVD set. Change Is Now: Renewing America’s Promise includes various artists and eight of President Obama’s speeches. Artists include Will.i.am, Robin Thicke, Maroon 5 and India.Arie.
Along with introducing music sensation Jill Scott and saxophonist Mike Phillips, Hidden Beach is also home to trombonist Jeff Bradshaw, husband and wife-led group Kindred the Family Soul, songstress Lina, singer/songwriter/guitarist Peter Black, and vocalist/musician Keite Young, among many others. In January of 2010, Hidden Beach Recordings (HBR) and Universal Music Group Distribution (UMGD), a division of Universal Music Group, the world\’s leading music company, entered into a distribution agreement.
Universal Music Group is the world\’s largest music company with wholly owned record operations or licensees in 75 countries. Its businesses also include Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry\’s largest global music publishing operations.
Universal Music Group consists of record labels Decca Record Company, Deutsche Grammophon, DreamWorks Records, Interscope Geffen A&M Records, Island Def Jam Music Group, Lost Highway Records, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Philips, Polydor, Universal Music Latino, Universal Motown Records Group, and Verve Music Group as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. The Universal Music Group owns the most extensive catalog of music in the industry, which is marketed through two district divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). Universal Music Group includes eLabs, the new media and technologies division, and Universal Music Mobile.