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Monday, May 31, 2010

Music Releases: Clay Aiken Tried & True

New music releases for the week of June 1st. There are not as many releases as usual, but have some potential good releases.

 

Clay-aiken-tried-and-true-cover-art Clay Aiken (American Idol 2nd place contestant) will release his new album of standards, which is expected to be quite interesting. With songs such as “Can’t Take My Eye’s Off You”, “Suspicious Minds”, and “Crying”.

 

Other songs from “Tried & True” include Unchained Melody, It’s Only Make Believe, What Kind of Fool Am I, Misty, It’s Impossible, There’s a Kind of Hush, and Moon River (Duet with Vince Gill)

 

Clay Aiken, was the surprise talent of American Idol season 2, coming in second place. Aiken had proven to be the most successful signed recording artist of season 2 American Idol.

 

Other music being released this week are

Born Ruffians

Say It

Taio Cruz

Rokstarr

Futureheads

Chaos

Hawthorne Heights Skeletons
Jack Johnson

To The Sea

Tift Merritt

See You On The Moon

The Melvins

The Bride Screamed Murder

Paul Weller Wake Up The Nation
Sleigh Bells

Treats

Steve Howe Trio

Travelling (Live)

Setting Sun

Fantasurreal

Quitzow

Juice Water

 

Update: Clay Aiken’s Tried and True, is Songs for You. a more detailed review of this amazing new release.

 

The Steve Howe Trio, would be an interesting release, since it is Jazz music, compared to Howe’s music with Yes.

 

By George Luker © Copyright 2010 Krule Music Group

57 comments:

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:04 PM

I am looking forward to hearing Clay Aiken's new CD. Thanks for the info.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:08 PM

It's about damn time that this talent gets the recognition he deserves! Can't wait for the T&T CD!
Good luck, Clay!

Sue said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:09 PM

I think Clay Aiken's Tried and True is going to be the surprise hit of the year. These songs lend themselves to his strong vocals and delivery. Clay is finally singing the songs he wants to sing and the result is awesome!!! I hope everybody gives this CD a listen! They won't be disappointed.

Sooze said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:10 PM

:) Looking forward to Clay's new CD - it's the voice I fell in love with and I'm thrilled that I will finally get a chance to hear that voice front and center. Thanks!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:11 PM

My kind of music! I'll be getting this cd.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:12 PM

I'm very excited about this new CD. Clay is finally singing songs in his true genre of music.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:17 PM

I'm so excited about Clay Aiken's new CD Tried and True. His voice is incredible and looking forward in hearing his wonderful voice on this CD. Thanks so much for bringing it to my attention.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:19 PM

Decca has worked with Clay to create a truly classy CD! Clay's music never disappoints. He has the best voice of our time. Cannot wait to get this "work of art."

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:21 PM

This Cd is a masterpiece! Every song showcases Clays powerful vocals and emotion! Decca,Clay and those who worked on this are truly brilliant.

Krule Music Group said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:24 PM

Thank you everyone for your comments. Clay Aiken does have an amazing voice, and these songs, without a doubt will make hime shine.
Sue said right, this will be the surprise hit of the year. Go Clay Go.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:25 PM

For some strange reason I received this CD ahead of time from Amazon......all I can say is that it is just first class. His voice is front and center and for those who just enjoy great music and great songs you can't go wrong. Best of luck Clay with this beautiful album.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:26 PM

This is my kind of music. Classic songs that are sung to perfection by Clay Aiken. I have listened to quite a few snippets of these songs and I really liked the jazzy style that he has put into this CD. Will be buying it for sure.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:32 PM

You can hear snippets at Amazon. That is where i found it otherwise I did not know he had a cd coming out. Sounds pretty good.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:32 PM

I've heard a preview of this CD and it's Clay Aiken at his best. Clay's voice fits these songs like a glove. Anyone who loves timeless classics is sure to really enjoy this CD.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:37 PM

can't wait In the beginning i hesitate to listen to these old songs but now i can't seem to stop listening to the snippets
Its impossible- is so overheard but i do not know how -but i can't stop humming it. Clay's voice somehow made these old songs sound so new
he would be perfect for Glee
It is just too impossible not to like it

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:42 PM

Clay Aiken has made me a lover of songs that
I never thought I would listen to,excited to
hear the rest of them.

Val said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:43 PM

Heard many of these songs at a concert taped for PBS and this CD sure won't disappoint!! Can't wait for its release tomorrow! Thanks for all the info. and for featuring the video of my favorite Clay performance on AI!!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:45 PM

I am very excited about this CD. From all the clips I have heard the sound is amazing and Clay's voice is perfect for this type of music.
Thanks for the side video!
Jan

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:47 PM

What I've heard so far is awesome. Can't wait for midnight so I can download the whole album from iTunes.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:47 PM

I've heard samples of these songs on several media sites and was astonished at how wonderful they sounded. Clay has a superb voice and the orchestration is amazing by allowing the vocals to shine encased in these beautiful melodies.

katy said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:49 PM

I've listened to the snippets from the various sites, thanks to TPTB we have a lot of snippets I think there are 13 or 14 songs depending on the particular version of album, and his voice is perfect. He seems very happy and satisfied with the album, his management and label, and the direction he's taking. He's been tried so many times that I don't think he "gives a damn" about being kewl or what the critics think.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:51 PM

I was lucky enough to be at the taping for his PBS special! My goodness, his voice was even more amazing than when he was on American Idol.

I think people are going to be truly amazed with this CD - and I can hardly wait to see the PBS show. I was there, and still am excited to see it on TV.

Rock on Clay!!

Barb said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:52 PM

After hearing the cd snippets, I'm so excited I can't stand it.

Lynnie said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:53 PM

The snippets I have heard of this CD are amazing. This guy has a stunning voice.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 1:56 PM

i too have been listening to the snippets, and i cannot wait to get this cd!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:00 PM

I am looking forwards to June 1st. so I can get muy hands on Clay Aiken's wonderful Tries and True CD, I have heard the snippets and they are great!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:09 PM

I love his voice and I am looking forward to this new CD. Clay will always be my favorite from American Idol. His voice is amazing. A naturally gifted vocalist and performer.

littleone said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:12 PM

I saw the video by International Media that is on Itunes, and WOW! The voice sounds better than ever, and the orchestration is superb.
I will be buying this Cd this week also.

Josh said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:18 PM

From what I have heard, not only is the voice fantastic, the arrangements and orchestration are superb.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:25 PM

A fan since his audition on American Idol. I'm excited about his new CD. I know it will be amazing!!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:25 PM

Thanks Front Stage for this posting. Clay Aiken's vocals and the orchestration are amazing on this CD. Bravo Decca! Bravo Clay Aiken!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 2:46 PM

I'm excited about this new CD...it's just the kind of music Clay loves and what his voice is best suited for (although he can sing anything well!) If the snippets are any indication, this CD is going to be amazing. Way to go, Clay.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 3:04 PM

Hearing a couple of the full songs, has just wetted my appetite for the whole CD!! Heard Clay sing these songs, LIVE at the PBS Specia..unbelievable!! Clay and Decca are a perfect match!!!!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 3:17 PM

Waited a long time for the CD release, and tomorrow's the big day. The snippets I've heard have just been a teaser for what's to come. I can't wait to get Tried and True. Thanks to Decca for recognizing what a treasure they have in Clay Aiken.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Can't wait to get my copy of Clay's new cd. Finally :) Thank you for giving Clay a shout out!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Thank you, finally Clay is due his time. Can't wail to get my copy of this new CD. Thank you again for this teasure.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 4:16 PM

In just a few more hours we'll have the iTunes download of this CD and tomorrow also the CD/DVD Deluxe Edition. Thanks for this article, Clay's talent is finally being recognized!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 4:36 PM

I heard the entire version of Unchained Melody. It's like a sonic boom of beauty and power. Can't wait to hear the whole cd.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 4:54 PM

Thanks for the article on Clay's new cd.
Eager to listen to the whole cd after hearing the previews.
Clay's voice and the orchestration are stunning.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 5:33 PM

I am so looking forward to this CD. I have loved all Clay's previous music, but this one just seems special. It's right down Clay's alley and what he's been wanting to sing since AI.. and you can tell. ;D

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 5:40 PM

The snips are fantastic! Tomorrow's the BIG DAY! I finally will hear all the songs in their entirety! You go, Clay!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Can not wait for this CD. Thanks for the good review. He has been doing great with reviews this time around. Maybe having a record label that believes in you really helps. RCA could take some lessons from Decca.

Carole H. said...
May 31, 2010 at 6:35 PM

This is Clay at his absolute best with the accompaniment that does justice to his voice without overpowering it.

I think it is literally going to knock the socks off people. And Randy's comment "Where is that voice coming from?" is one that comes to mind now more than ever before.

Knock 'em dead, Clay. You're the best!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 6:46 PM

Do you folks have a base of operation somewhere? :D

If so, you should practice not sounding like uber-fans.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 6:59 PM

I can hardly wait for the new Clay Aiken CD. I love his remarkable voice, and the songs he has chosen to sing. I know he will make each song his own. Thank you for this nice article.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 8:05 PM

Always knew he had an outstanding voice, but the snippets have blown me away. Will definitely purchase the cd tomorrow, and am looking forward most to Unchained Melody and Crying. Hope he has a huge hit, as he is an incredible artist.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 8:45 PM

did the same person write all these phoney sounding comments??

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 9:26 PM

Clay is AMAZING and TALENTED singer!!!!! Can't wait for the new CD!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 9:26 PM

Fans usually write nice comments about the artist they support. Is this a new concept to you?

Can't wait for midnight!

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Love Clay,Love his amazing voice.Can't wait to hear the full CD.

Anonymous said...
May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

I'm listening to this album now.

Wow! Unchained Melody is amazing!

I've never heard him sound better on a recording! The arrangements are beautiful. I love the big band sound on many of the songs. This is by far his best album!

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 1:50 AM

Maybe Clay will finally get the recognition that he deserves. That powerhouse voice does these songs more than justice. To me they are better than the originals and if you like the cd, you'll love him in person. One of the few artists that sounds even better in person. A true song stylist.

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 3:11 AM

I bet he has a #1 with "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" :)))

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 3:12 AM

#1 HIT -- ahhh so excited for this CD I forgot a word. ;)

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 3:48 AM

just downloaded it from Itunes. WOW!!!!!
Mr. Aiken at his best. It is wonderful!!!
Thankyou Decca.

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 4:00 AM

I just downloaded this CD from iTunes and am blown away by the incredible talent and not only Clay's. His vocals are better than ever, just sublime and the orchestration is just as wonderful. I didn't know I could love this music but every song is just so alive with talent and artistry. Crying is my favorite, so far. how does he sing like this? The dude is incredibly gifted.

Anonymous said...
June 1, 2010 at 4:32 AM

I'm listenin g to Tried and True downloading it from iTunes! Yes I'm an Uber fan! If you'd listen to his pure and powerful voice you'd know why! Every song on this CD is a winner. Thanks to Vince Gill, David Sandborn, and Linda Eber for contributing! Applause to Decca records!

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