Gospel artist Calvin Simon's new album, I Believe, is now available. The project features 10 new songs that were written and co-written by Simon, including the current title track that is garnering adds at radio.The record and single are currently available at CD Baby, along with other digital music outlets. Simon recorded his new music in Detroit, Mich., and was the sole producer of the album.The Billboard-charting artist has delivered a contemporary project that spotlights his incredible talent and will appeal to the Gospel and CCM markets.
"I hope all that hear my new CD will feel the love and joy of the music and the message it brings," said Simon."I want to be remembered for honesty and being a good guy. However, above all, a man who kept his word to share the gospels by using the musical gift the Lord gave him."
Simon's title track is the most intimate song of the artist's career, which is a piano ballad that spotlights his vocals and strong belief in the power of God. The music video that accompanies, "I Believe," was filmed in Canada and Detroit, Mich.The rest of the album also features Simon's unique brand of Sanctified Funk with such songs as "Share The News" and "No Jesus, No Glory," along with the jamming, "He's Coming Back," that features guest collaborator Lorenzo. No matter the sound or vibe of the songs on I Believe, his music will always be wrapped around themes of faith, love and truth.
Simon's music is connecting with Gospel radio and fans, as the title track is receiving strong support from programmers with adds at such high-profile stations as WNAP/Philadelphia, PA, WGRI/Cincinnati, OH, WCHB/Detroit, MI, WOAD/Jackson, MS, WMBM/Miami, FL, to name just a few. Radio promotion for "I Believe," is being handled by Daphanie Cassel, President, DW Promotions.
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About Calvin Simon
Calvin Simon's previous project, It's Not Too Late, was his second Christian album that received strong support from media with coverage from Voice of America, Sirius XM Radio, CBN/700 Club, VFW Magazine, 100 Huntley Street, Christian Television Network, among many others. Simon released his first Christian album, Share The News, in 2004 that reached No. 21 on Billboard's Gospel Albums chart. During this time, Simon was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and all efforts to support the record, including a tour, had to be cancelled. Simon's strength during his recovery was aided by his faith, which began as a child growing up in Beckley, West Virginia and rededicating his life to Christ in 2002 with a second baptism.
Despite Simon's personal hardships, he has enjoyed a stellar career as a member of The Parliaments and Parliament Funkadelic for 20 years that resulted in numerous Platinum and Gold albums, along with the prestigious induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Smithsonian Institute. Simon and three other founding members of Parliament Funkadelic formed a new band Original P, and when the group disbanded, the music legend developed a production and record company, Simon Sayz Recordings, which led to Simon becoming a solo Gospel artist.