“KING OF HEARTS”
MAKIN’ MOVES RECORDS
Release Date: 1st July 2013
King of Hearts is the highly anticipated new album from Peven Everett who returns with a bang! Instrumentalist, prolific lyricist and heatbreak extraordinaire. This album is fully armed with a sparkling set of super smooth and sizzling love songs. Once again showing us his unique ability to seamlessly float across all genres from RnB, Power Soul, Funk, Rap and Soulful Vocal House.
This brand new collection of exciting power soul ballads and uptempo classics kicks off with the Donny Hathaway inspired ‘I Just Wanna Make You Happy’, which does just that and more, swiftly moving along into the catchy first single off the album ‘One Way Ticket’. Shifting down a gear into the dreamy ‘Love Story’ and ‘I Can Be Your Boyfriend’, a perfect summer anthem. The supreme grooves of ‘Another Tender Moment’ are nostalgic of Peven’s early days. Picking up the pace with dance floor gems ‘Taking Me Back’ and ‘When I want Someone It’s You’ finishing off with the cool hip hop joint ‘Baby Momma With Sense’ and jazzy end with ‘Don’t You Want To Funk’. This distinctive album is quite possibly the best to date, a coming of age both musically and spiritually for one of Chicago’s finest.
Peven Everett was born and raised in Harvey – Chicago, Illinois. A talented writer, arranger, producer and performer who plays countless instruments proficiently including drums, guitar, bass, flute, piano, trombone, and trumpet across all genres of music. Peven started out in a Jazz band, a first grade music student at school. Recruited to NYC at 17 where he played Carnegie Hall, he worked with Jazz greats such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, and Branford Marsalis. Soon after came his own record label Studio Confession Entertainment with his first foray into solo artistry, smashed the charts with classics such as Studio Confessions his critically acclaimed album and single, Gabriel which Peven collaborated on with Roy Davis Jnr. Also, performed by Peven Everett at The Evidence Grace in Winter Silver Ball at the Plaza featuring Jennifer Holliday of Dream Girls fame. He has been remixed by some of dance music heavy weights such as Quentin Harris, Timmy Regisford and Phil Asher. Often copied but never replicated Peven has written and controls the rights to over 500 original timeless songs in his vault spanning genres from Dance, Jazz, Rock, R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Drum and Bass, as well as having created his own genre he calls Power Soul. Also likened but never compared to artists such as Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Prince and Marvin Gaye. Peven brings a special element of soul and spirit to everything he touches with emphasis on a special blending of retro and future music making an original sound.
Peven was awarded the Independent Achiever award from Heineken’s Red Star Soul, he has played trumpet in “Marsalis on Music” the book and documentary, and performed live on Last Night with Carson Daly. Recently Everett revisited Washington to be part of the Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead program hosted at the John F Kennedy Center for the Arts presenting the next generation of jazz greats. He is currently working with his artist Billie Jewell on new music as well as PBJ their duet, his Hip Hop project including Upper Esh hip-hop for the elite minded gentlemen, Experimental Rock, Pop, and as always a constant stream of the Best Soul and Dance music in the World. Other exciting projects in the pipeline include releases through his own label Studio Confession.
King of Hearts the much anticipated album is out through Makin’ Moves on 1st July. Peven Everett will be performing with his band LIVE this summer in London as a part of an extensive tour, more details to follow.
1. I Just Wanna Make You Happy
2. One Way Ticket
3. Love Story
4. I Can Be Your Boyfriend
5. Another Tender Moment 2013
6. Taking Me Back
7. When I Want Someone It’s You
8. Baby Won’t You Try Me?
9. Baby Momma With Sense
10. Don’t You Want To Funk?
NOTES TO EDITOR:-
Makin’ Moves is a new music and events company launched in Summer 2012, the brain child of Matt Langrish-Smith and Jamesey, a business collective set up to nurture rising talent aswell as collaborating with established names. Matt has a wealth of experience under his belt from working with dance independents like Papa Records and Tribe Records UK, an internationally acclaimed label and events company with club residencies in Paris, Miami and London. Whilst, Jamesey established his name on House FM radio in 2004, his residency at the Ditch bar, playing at BBE & Papa Records, Soulogic, Kinki Malinki, keeping active on the London’s soulful scene. Jamesey was soon jetting around the world over guesting at parties in Sardinia, Barcelona, New York, Paris, Russia, Georgia and Dubai. In 2008 a chance meeting between Jamesey and Matt Langrish-Smith at Offthemeters.com, lead to many late nights debating about the soulful house scene which proved to be a meeting of musical minds and the start of a perfect business partnership.
The last 12 months has seen Makin’ Moves host parties at Brixton Club House, Bedroom Bar and their first major event at The Winter Music Conference in Miami last month, all proved to be a roaring success. This Summer will see a selection of Makin’ Moves parties, showcases and releases to celebrate their 1st anniversary including The Light Bar, Shoreditch on Sunday 16th June, their first ever party in New York City, a very much anticipated live concert from Peven Everett to coincide with his album release in July Aswell as new material from Makin’ Moves’ rising stars presenting Ezel, Tamara Wellons and hot UK talent Chenai.
For more information on the distribution of the album, please contact Ben Morris @ Kudos Records firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0207 482 4555.
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