Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 01, 2014
Latest Sarantos news: Taylor Swift goes pop and Sarantos goes country - what is going on?
Taylor Swift recently released her new pop song "Shake It Off" and some critics have accused her of abandoning her country roots although she was always wavering back and forth between the country and pop genres. Country superstar Brad Paisley is on-board with her transition and commended her for it. Sarantos on the other hand is a pop artist who has just released his 9th song. And it's a country song! An innocent observer might ask - what in the world is going on here?
Sarantos releases his latest song entitled "A Country Song" as he dabbles in the country genre for the first time. The end result is a powerful and passionate love duet that is masterfully produced and the emotion between the singers is instantly obvious while their contrasting vocal styles really give the song a cool cutting edge vibe.
Sarantos has been nominated for 2 awards for the upcoming International Music & Entertainment Awards on October 4th 2014—the categories are Rock Song of the Year and Pop Album of the Year.
Sarantos has often been labelled as a fusion of modern soft rock/pop music with 80s rock, and his newest song will have fans truly appreciating the contrast in the singers vocal performance in this country pop love duet song.
He is always agreeable to performing for free for almost any charitable cause, and his heart seems like it's simply in the right place. Sarantos' has a sincere motivation to raise money for charity. 33% of any music-related sales profits are going straight to charity. For "A Country Song," Sarantos has chosen the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science.
“This is classic country song duet about a man and his wife," says Sarantos. “They are absolutely in love with each other. Their love is strong in spite of the challenges of every daily life. This is a country song he wrote for her. They really get each other. It's all so simple and easy, just as it should be. On this song, the vocal styles both contrast as well as complement each other in a very unique way!”
Chicago’s very own music artist has been gaining followers ever since his first song debut back in January 2014.
Internationally, the buzz has continued to spread and Sarantos music has received over 1M radio airplays. His fan list continues to grow exponentially.
The social media realm has continued to embrace this rising star. In addition to the attention of over 1.4M Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Instagram followers, Sarantos has now done many radio interviews throughout the world. All this commotion started when his 1st song, “Not Where I Wanna Be,” was released worldwide on January 2nd, 2014.
Sarantos strives to inspire people with his songs and lyrics. Music is always on his mind and Sarantos has written over 2,000 songs. Sarantos' music has received rave reviews so far from industry insiders, and he relishes this chance to pursue his lifelong dream.
Sarantos unique sound has been best described by industry insiders as "an emotionally powerful vocal style masterfully united with music that is a fusion of classic 80s rock blended with modern soft rock and pop music!"
A new song will be released the 1st Tuesday of every month to tease his fans, then a new music video on the 2nd Tuesday of every month, a new Funny video of the month on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, and a new Whiteboard video on the 4th Tuesday of every month. This will go on for the entire year! The CD will then be released on November 18th 2014.
To the complete surprise of his fans, Sarantos added even more - he has written a fiction/fantasy book that parallels the 1st CD. Each chapter is based on each song and the 1st one was just released to the public. You can enjoy reading it for free at:
Sarantos has always been inclined to help people in need and is proud to launch this CD as a way to donate a significant portion of proceeds to charity, hopefully inspiring other artists to do the same. The 11 charities chosen for each album song include American Lung Association, Make-a-wish Foundation, American Heart Association, St Jude's, Hellenic Academy, ASERF, American Red Cross, Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago Medical School, Thanioton Society, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The website, Melogia (which in Greek means "with words"), was established by Sarantos, an aspiring singer and song writer.
*Remember, you can always find all of Sarantos songs, lyric sheets, videos and books on his website for free at https://www.melogia.com/music.html.
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