Kyle Vincent: Electronic Press Kit
Artist Profile : Contemporary singer-songwriter, native of Berkeley, CA; based in Amherst, Mass. Multi-instrumentalist (piano, guitar, alto sax, keys), Producer, Arranger. Billboard and R&R Top 20 Hot AC hit, “Wake Me Up (When the World’s Worth Waking Up For)”. Has logged over 100,000 airplay and satellite spins, 100+ radio & T.V. visits and live on-air performances, and prominent concert billings. Influences based in 60’s & 70’s pop, rock & soul. Began career as lead singer in US seminal teen powerpop band, Candy. Official presenter of Al Gore’s Climate Project.Check website calendar for current tour schedule. Internationally distributed.
Discography: “Kyle Vincent Sings The Great Manilow Songbook” –Songtree “Detour” –SongTree Records “Absolutely The Best of the 70s” (Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods -featuring Kyle Vincent) –Airline Records “Best So Far” –SongTree “C Sides (Rare and Unreleased, Vol. 3”) –SongTree “Where You Are” –SongTree “Live and Unlive Too” (DVD) –SongTree “Invisible Man” –UMe (Universal) “Teenage Neon Jungle (“Rare & Unreleased” w/Candy) –SongTree “Gathering Dust (Rare & Unreleased, Vol. 2”) –SongTree “Don’t You Know” –SongTree “Solitary Road” –SongTree “Sweet Sixteen (Rare & Unreleased, Vol. 1”) –SongTree “Wow & Flutter” –Varese Sarabande/Universal “Kyle Vincent” –Hollywood Records (Disney) “Trust” –MCA Records “Whatever Happened To Fun…” (w/Candy) –Mercury/Polygram
Press: • “Voice For The Nation” – LA Daily News • “Lush arrangements with blissful melodies and a purity of emotion.” – San Francisco Chronicle • “Do not miss the chance to see this charming and talented artist in action.” – Billboard • “A voice as clear and beautiful an instrument as you’ll hear in today’s pop music” – Amplifier Magazine • “Lyrically rich tunes… Neither nostalgic nor retro – just timeless…” – Stuart News, FL • “That voice, an ear-melting instrument of pure beauty.” – Stuart News, FL • “Requisite pop thrills.. instantly memorable… a soft-pop bonanza.” – Goldmine Magazine • “One of the best singer-songwriters to come along since the heyday of Tin Pan Alley” – Barry Manilow
Highlights: • Debut single “Wake Me Up…” (Hollywood Records) Top 10 many cities, #18 Hot AC R&R/Billboard • “Sierra” – song adopted by the Sierra Club, the Windstar Foundation, UNESCO’s New Songs For Peace, as well as released on the Tennessee Players “Dear Earth book/CD, along with songs by Olivia Newton John, John Denver and Gladys Knight. • “Voice Of An Angel” co-write covered on “School’s Out! Christmas” CD (Universal) • Songs featured on “All My Children” (ABC), “Road Rules “(MTV), “Ed” (NBC), “Undressed” (MTV), “Daria” (MTV) and in Touchstone Pictures’ “The Other Sister” directed by Garry Marshall. • Is an officially sanctioned presenter of Al Gore’s climate slideshow, personalizing the presentation with his own research regarding dietary impact on global warming. Trained by Mr. Gore.
Notable Performances: • Nationally syndicated radio – Mitch Albom Show, Acoustic Cafe, Phil Hendrie • Live televised performances on ABC/CBS/FOX/NBC San Francisco, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, many more • Featured guest performer for Nebraska Governor’s Inauguration • Speaker/performer for North American Vegetarian Society’s Summerfest • Performer 9/11 Memorial, City of Lincoln, Nebraska • Headlined John Denver Earth Day Tribute at The Mint, Los Angeles • Benefit performances for WorldFest L.A. & WorldFest San Diego environmental festivals • National Anthems – San Francisco Giants & University of Nebraska • Numerous college and secondary school speaking and music performance engagements • Opened entire Greatest Hits tour for Barry Manilow; has shared bills with Bryan Adams, Amy Grant, Richard Marx, Jimi Jamison, Julia Fordham, Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods, The Bay City Rollers, Sister Hazel, Blessid Union of Souls, Martin Sexton, Matthew Sweet, many more.
SongTree Records 141 N. Pleasant St. #220, Amherst, MA 01004 USA
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