Man on Earth Debut CD Added to Over 200 College Radio Stations; Branded iPod Contest Launched; End of Year Party to Be Held on December 18th

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man on earth's debut CD, disposable sounds for the fickle mind, has been added to over 200 college radio stations after just four weeks. The CD is receiving great critical acclaim. An iPod giveaway contest is being launched this week. man on earth's final NYC show will be on December 18th at The Limerick Room at 11 PM.

Forward Thinking Records announced today that man on earth’s debut CD, disposable sounds for the fickle mind, has been added to over 200 college radio stations, and is tracking well, after just four weeks. This includes the band’s first #1 at WKWZ (New York), and an impressive number of stations charting the band on their top 30 lists.

Lead singer for man on earth, Steve Nathan, said “The response from station managers, djs and college listeners has been amazing. I was really excited to happen to catch us playing on a station about a week ago, so I immediately called the station to thank them for their support. It was the most surreal thing to learn they were equally as excited that I was actually calling them. So strange and cool.”

Interviews with several college radio stations such as WBRS, XTSR, WRUR and WMUH, as well as local performances are currently being arranged.

Critical acclaim for disposable sounds for the fickle mind continues to pour in from a wide range of press, indie record labels and other industry leaders. Ed Rivadavia of All Music Guide noted, "Surprisingly mature and far-reaching, the album is really too eclectic to simplify with easy comparisons.” Alan Robert, Life of Agony/Epic Recording Artist, went further to say, "man on earth is doing what a lot of bands today just don't have the guts to do...wear their hearts on their sleeves. I've had the privilege of watching this band grow into a deep and musical monster."

Forward Thinking Records also announced the launch of a man on earth branded iPod giveway. Information about the contest, where one lucky person answering two correct questions will win an iPod loaded with man on earth tunes, can be found on http://www.manonearth.com. This contest will be part of a larger radio promotion campaign beginning in January, but early entry, for those interested in being able to carry around their disposable sounds, is highly encouraged.

man on earth’s last show of the year will be on Saturday, December 18th at The Limerick Room at 69 West 23rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenue) in New York City. This special “end of the year” party, also part of the OriginalSessions/Jagermusic Buzz Band Search, will celebrate the great success of the band and the CD in 2004. Doors open early and the band goes on at 11 PM.

Press interested in attending the performance on December 18th or receiving a media kit and review copy of disposable sounds for the fickle mind should visit http://www.forwardthinkingrecords.com or contact Harry Leff at 917-494-4876.

About man on earth

man on earth, playing together since 2002, is comprised of Steven Nathan (vocals, guitar, piano), Ron Ferrante (guitar), Myles Ouziel (bass, backing vocals, piano) and Alex Giacari (drums, percussion). Through gigs at venues such as Luna Lounge, CBGB, Northsix and CB’s 313 Gallery, the band has developed a strong fan base of teenagers through to the most musically cynical indie rockers in their 20s and 30s.

With disposable sounds for the fickle mind the band is intent on destroying the current sonic and fashion trends. man on earth is a group of music lovers expressing themselves the only way they know how. Their music is thought, passion and emotion expressed as sound. Their debut CD is the result of growing up, searching for yourself and realizing you’re on your own.

disposable sounds for the fickle mind can be purchased in time for the holidays at any Virgin Megastore, most Tower Records and online at http://www.cdbaby.com, http://www.amazon.com, http://www.towerrecords.com or at the band’s website.

For additional information about the band visit http://www.manonearth.com.

About Forward Thinking Records

Forward Thinking Records is an independent record label that provides innovative development, marketing and distribution for up-and-coming indie bands. It believes in the power of partnership between bands and the various music-related media spread across the U.S. and around the world. Forward Thinking Records helps to create win-win situations for bands seeking chart success and stations seeking additional ways to support their own broadcasting and marketing efforts. Forward Thinking Records is in the business of breaking down traditional barriers, and pushing out creative and cutting edge music to a wider audience seeking tunes that truly resonate in their hearts and minds.

For more information please visit http://www.forwardthinkingrecords.com or contact Harry Leff at 917-494-4876.

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