Hometown: San Diego
Web site: http://www.LiquidBlueLive.com
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&San Diego based Liquid Blue is a unique band with a unique sound. Featuring the BlueGirls trio, the seven-member act has performed in more than 100 countries (a world-record). They were the first American act to be signed by a Chinese record company and have developed a large fan base in Asia. The band and its well-traveled members are very active on social issues (see "Green page"). The group operates Liquid Blue Radio, a "socially conscious" internet radio station on Live365 and well as hosting a monthly educational series featuring documentary movies and discussions since 2005.
Music To Move You: The Liquid Blue sound is an exotic fusion of western pop melodies with ancient & modern eastern elements. The media has classified the music as "electronic", "dance pop" and "world pop". The lyrics could be categorized as "socially conscious". Music to move your body & mind. The band's critically acclaimed debut CD, "Supernova", sold over 35,000 copies in the USA and even more in Asia. It was produced by David DeVore, (12 multi-platinum LP's) and mixed by (two-time Grammy winner) Joe Chiccarelli. Supernova has been a top-ten seller at CD Baby and was featured on their bestsellers compilation. Tracks from Supernova have been included on 20 compilations, alongside artists such as Jane's Addiction, Sonic Youth, Jurassic 5, Ani Defranco, Robert Fripp, Pete Seeger and more. Six songs from Supernova have reached #1 on Independent Music Charts! "Real" was the #1 Indie Label song in the U.S. in 2005 with over 400 spins per week and #4 overall on the NMW Hot AC chart.
Quotes: "Liquid Blue could be the best alternative pop band you hear all year"- (Broadjam). "Supernova is a ground-breaking work and our pick for album of the year"- (New Music Weekly). "Band takes Sgt Pepper to the max"- (North County Times). "Absolutely Stellar"- (GoGirlsMusic). "This band has the ability to seduce with atmosphere and texture"- (TAXI). "Brilliant!"- (Hybrid Magazine). "Straight Out of Bollywood"- (Southbound Beat). "San Diego activist recording artist Liquid Blue stands out as an original and intelligent voice for positive change. The band turns social commentary into art. Their debut album, Supernova, combines western pop melodies with exotic East Indian instrumentation and delivers a hard dose of progressive political commentary. The band aims to raise public awareness with a mission to promote positive social change and shed some light on the dark corners of reality". (Icon Magazine).
Awards: Liquid Blue has an extensive list of accolades, including:
America's Best Independent Artist- PCT Music Top Talent (Winner 04 05)
Best Band- International Music Awards (Runner-Up 2006 & 2007)
Hot AC Group of the Year- New Music Weekly (Nominated 2005)
Best Dance Song- VH1 Song of the Year (Winner 2004)
Best Pop Song- Billboard World Song Contest (Finalist 2006)
Best Pop Album- San Diego Music Awards (Nominated 2005)
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