Providence, Rhode Island (PRWEB) February 2, 2009
After years of working with many of the most successful musicians in the industry, Greg Lato is ready to step into the spotlight with the release of his new album, Monday Morning Breakdown. Lato is celebrating the release with a launch party at McFadden's Saloon in Providence on Tuesday, February 10th at 8 pm. Lato will perform songs off the new album, which is currently available on iTunes and at http://www.CDBaby.com. Fans at the event will receive a free autographed copy of the new CD.
Born and raised in Providence, Rhode Island, Greg started writing his own melodies at the age of seven. After stints with various bands, Greg released his first EP to rave reviews, receiving airplay on Rhode Island's Coast 93.3, and landing opening slots for major artists like Jefferey Gaines. An intense tour of college campuses, record store signings, and television and radio appearances followed, culminating in a performance at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Greg's career detoured as he started writing for other artists. Spreading his time between Boston, New York, Los Angeles and Nashville, Greg made a name for himself as the 'go to' melody and lyric writer. He received an Honorable Mention in the Billboard World Song Contest. But during this period, the need to share his own feelings and experiences bubbled under the surface. Greg established strong friendships during his songwriting career, and he wanted to surround himself with friends for his new studio project. He also knew that when he returned to this arena, he wanted to make the record on his terms.
Recording the album Monday Morning Breakdown was a rewarding experience. It was recorded and produced at Mission Sound (All American Rejects, The Starting Line) and Sanctum Sound (JoJo, NKOTB, The Click Five) with a dream team of musicians, including Nir Z (John Mayer, Chris Cornell), Lee Nadel (Regina Specktor, Matt White), Charles Haynes (Kanye West) and Billy Jay Stein (Gavin DeGraw, Vanessa Carleton). The album was mixed by Jon Kaplan (Maroon 5, Gavin DeGraw, Ingrid Michaelson) and Gary Lux (Rob Thomas) and mastered by Dave McNair (Sara Bareilles, Jon McLaughlin).
Greg returns to the forefront with the release of the stunning first single and video for 'Beautiful Woman.' The album Monday Morning Breakdown marks the creation of a unique style of pop music - a hybrid of vast musical influences, which range from late seventies/early eighties to modern pop.
McFadden's is located at 52 Pine Street in Providence. Fans can receive free admission to the release party by registering at http://www.GregLatoParty.com.