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Hello everyone! It's my pleasure to be checking in and letting you know things have started with a BANG! My project, A Look Into My Heart, has been receiving great reviews and was even featured in the CNN ireport news! PR Canada wrote ".... the message of this album is not one of sadness but of hope..." AKTUELL wrote "... It brings a tender touch to Jazz..." OPEN BROADCAST wrote"... artist like Michael Egleton believe in music the old fashioned way: straight from the heart..."INAR-DE said "...Michael Egleton and his producers have brought heart back to music..." AP Sense wrote"... Michael Egleton's candor will leave listeners emotional..." as you see this project has really been a heart felt contribution to music for me. The music is from my heart and the heart of every contributor. Check things out at WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM!
Well everyone it has landed!!! Be the first to see the world premier of the Michael Egleton long play EPK produced by the award winning and BET nominated Blue-Artists Group of Washington DC, directed by the award winning movie director, Mr. Pierre Walters at WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM ! You'll get to hear for the first time anywhere, It's Over (the remix) produced by Mr. Wes McCraw of Creekside Audio. You can also hear the interview and see the superb acting in this EPK. Hurry and go check it out!
Hello everyone, fans, new fans, friends and well wishers. Tonight's post will be something a little different. Tonight in my quiet time I was reflecting over my journey so far with my music and different season's I've experienced so far during my journey. The different adversities I've faced and that are to come. I am a believer that anything worth having does require work and sacrifice. What are you willing to sacrifice for your dream? Your level of sacrifice can be compared to your level of belief in your dream. I had never looked at things this way until now. I likened things to a competition mile run. 4 laps around a quarter mile track. Imagine your competitors as being your adversities. In the beginning everyone has energy and is fighting for lane positioning. In the beginning of your quest everything is going crazy with all types of confusion and adversities. More people and things competing against you than for you. Then there's the middle of the race where the runners have settled into their lanes and everyone is pacing themselves. In your quest toward your dream, imagine this time as things going smoothly as you move forward in your quest of your dream. Now we're coming into the last lap, runners are tired, struggling, your tired and winded, in your quest imagine this time as "hell time"! Everything seems to be going wrong, adversities or in our analogy, runners are on each side and maybe in front fight to get in front. Elbowing, pushing, bumping each other and in some case tripping and falling as adversities can cause one to do in their quest toward their dream. Don't stop though. If you may have tripped, get up and keep running. Now the finish line is in view. Hopefully at this time your way ahead in your quest of your dream. Now is the time for your second wind, your kick as runners describe this part of the race. The finish line is your dream. It's right there and your winning. Lean in and cross the line! The race is not given to the swift nor to the strong but to the one that endures to the end... Finish strong!
Hello everyone, my fans, new fans, well wishers and friends! Well it's time to post another Progress report! Mr. KT Beats of Atlanta, GA has teamed up with me for the cut, Playing A Game going on the A Look Into My Heart Project! I'm so, so excited to be working with this gift young beat maker and rapper out of the ATL. Playing A Game was supposed be be out much sooner as an early release but as things would have it, different snafoos and just your normal dead line mishaps kept creeping up. Couple that with the fact that we, KT, Wes and myself wanted this song to be just right right for the Hip-Hop listeners. Well it's finally coming down the pipe. Quality music is first and foremost on this project and Playing A Game is it! Not only is the music kicking but the lyrics tell a story of how things are when playing games in love. KT is also rapping on this cut! Yes, you get to taste his skills on the mic. This songs promises to get your motor going! If your one of those Playing Games, check this cut. See what it get ya! You can also go here on You Tube to check Mr. Beats with his new cut & video that's now available, http://youtu.be/wIQFSnkZ1eM . His song, Back On You, is a hot tune with a mix guaranteed to get your attention. Keep an eye out, Playing A Game is coming down the pipe ! Til next time...
Well it just became official !!!!! Mr. Sam Heygood of N-DA-Groove Productions in Atlanta, GA, and who's credits list reads like a who's who in the music industry, will be producing a cut on my new, A Look Into My Heart, project!!!!! I was so blown away until I had to sit down! Get ready to have ya soul rocked with my best work to date with these two new projects, That's Alright (the remix) and A Look Into My Heart. He will be joining the great, Wes McCraw of Creekside Audio in the production of these two projects! If you want to preview a few snipits of these projects, visit me at www.reverbnation.com/michaelegleton or WWW.MICHAELEGLTON.COM !
Hello Everyone! My fans, new fans, friends and well wishers. I'm always happy to be writing to you. Well guess what? I got the time to write another blog post! I'm happy to report all the raw tracks for both projects are Done! With the exception of one. He knows who he is. I don't want to spill the beans! lol Now it's time for my producer(s) to work their magic and mold things into something that will do what it's supposed to do. I know I said I was NOT going to release anything else from the project until it was done BUT I had to let a little more out to just wet your taste buds and drive the point home that this is my best efforts yet! I put a snipit of a song that's going on my new project, A Look Into My Heart at Reverbnation and it has been posted and shared through FB, LinkedIn and other places ALREADY in a 24 hour period already! It is HOT! On this cut I have my new band member and friend who 2 yrs ago was playing with the Master of Funk himself, Mr. George Clinton of the historic, Funkadelics! Illness caused him to step away for 2 years and now he's back with a fire! His name is Greg Rolling or as he's known in the Parliament Band, "Funky Finger". He's singing backgrounds on my new project song, Like My Girl. We finished what you hear at 5 am this morning! Then we listened to it over and over until about 6 am. LOL It's the first snipit here on my page at Reverbnation. Give it a listen and leave a comment about what ya think about it. It's a song about young teen age love and things we have done to sneak and be together also how we felt while doing them. Ok, I'm done. I'll let you go and be the judge and think back on your teenage love. Talk soon! M. E.
Well it's been a while since I've written anything on my blog or anywhere else as far as that goes! lol I've been locked in the studio working towards the completion of both my new projects, A Look Into My Heart, due out in May 2014 and That's Alright (the remix). My project A Look Into My Heart, is running a little behind. There's not much one can do when an artist gets writers block as was the case with one ofy guest artist. Wes McCraw my producer, and I are working hard to meet our set production goals so we did a work around and kept plugging away! 90% of the songs for this project are in the hopper and a May release should be reached. The second early single release, Playing A Game will drop any day now and promises to be worth the wait. It's featuring up and coming Atlanta, GA rapper and beat maker, KT Beats doing his thing along with me, Michael Egleton holding down my end in song and on the keys. There are other hot songs to like on the new project too Dunk A Dunk, featuring one of the hottest sax players around in Bill "Soulman" Clark from HOT Atlanta group, N-Da-Groove. Then there's the soulful instrumental, You and I, and a blast from the past, Baby Baby Baby (the remix). For Jazz lovers there's the tune Back In My Heart and a few more on this project that will light your fire and make you "feel". The second new project, That's Alright (the remix) is also 95% in the green! I've been working hard yall! This project has received a major rebuild! I wanted something fresh and new not something warmed over! I wanted That's Alright to reach it's fullest potential. How I heard it in my mind the first time. All the tracks were replayed and redone. There are extras on this remix with a little help from my friends. The song on this project may have the same titles but the music is far different. With a much cleaner sound and fresh instrumentation, this time around is HOTTER! One of the songs, It's Over (the remix) will be one of the feature songs in my new long play EPK done by the award winning Blue-Artists Group in Washington, DC. I've already witnessed the reaction of some to this new soulful and emotional redo of this song. That's Alright (the remix) will deliver. It has what you need and what your searching for. Well that's it! That's what's been going on in my world! Don't forget to stop by WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM and get your copy of my new early release, Why Does It Hurt So Bad and while there take the opportunity to listen to Baby Baby Baby (the remix). Both songs are from the new A Look Into My Heart project coming in May 2014. Don't forget Autism Awareness! Til next time... Michael Egleton
Hello everyone and thank you to all my fans friends and well wishers. Well, it's here!!! I have released a snippet of "Why Does It Hurt So Bad" for you to explore and enjoy from my new project, " A Look Into My Heart". It will be available exclusively at WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM, Amazon, iTunes and many more music outlets. Give it a test drive and see if it fits. There's one more early release coming in Feb. with up and coming beat maker and rapper, Mr. KT Beats of Atlanta, GA. so check it and as always thank you for your support!
Hello my new fans, fans, friends and supporters ! I'm so excited to be writing to you to talk about my new project coming for the late spring, early summer and That's Alright (the remix) coming summer 2014! Yes, you read right, 2 (two) projects at the same time! I'm so excited to be working with my new group, Blue-Artists Group from Washington DC. They are great and have many new exciting plans for me this upcoming year. I call Mr.Walters, C.E.O., Ms. Calliste, Project Manager, and Koetnye my Publicist, super people. The difference they have made in my music career can't be measured. If you go to the new WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM powered by Blue-Artists, you'll get an opportunity to hear and see what they have done. You can also hear the unfinished version of my new early release from the new project, called " Why Does It Hurt So Bad". Along with this release will be the flip side song " Playing A Game" featuring KT Beats, an up and coming beat maker and rapper from Atlanta, GA. This is my defining release and promises to be my best work to date with other guest talents like Bill " Soulman" Clark of Atlanta, GA making a guest appearance on the sax, and music from Akron's own Derrick Gallespy formerly of the Parkway group from Atlanta, GA. There will be other guest and musicians such as the fabulous Mike Oharah on guitar and the one and only Derrick "Doc" Johnson on Bass with also Ben Powers appearing on bass and drums. I'm happy to also be working with my new producer Wes over at Creekside Audio who has done work with the new Transformer movie and many other movies, commercials, and artist productions. So you see, the year is starting out with a bang already! There is an east coast tour planned, and more activities surrounding the new project. Those who have previewed " Why Does It hurt So Bad", from L.A. to N.Y., are calling it an instant hit! We'll see on that one. lol It's been fantastic writing to you and visit me at the new WWW.MICHAELEGLETON.COM to see the new web site and hear a preview of the new cut. Tell me what you think, hit or no. Ok talk soon!
Hello to you who may be reading this post! Thanks for stopping by. I'm so excited and Blessed to do another life expression in music with my new project due out summer of 2014. I haven't really said a whole lot about it so I thought I would tonight. I'm working with some great artists , engineers, musicians and Beat specialists for this one! That's Alright, was an introduction for me. This project will be more defining for me as an artist. One of the songs on this project is named " Playing A Game ". On this joint I'll be collaborating with a fairly new, young, fresh sounding beat maker named KT Beats of Atlanta, GA. He'll also be appearing on track doing what he do! The lyrics of this offering tell the story of a sensual, temptress who uses not only her looks but also her convincing words to manipulate unsuspecting male victims into doing what ever she wants for sport. She's done it so much until it has just become a game to her. Not a game of if she can, She knows she can, but a game of what will be done... How far will she take it..... This unsuspecting male victim warns her that she'll be served the same cold dish one day .... and he does! Some of the lyrics compare her love to a drug, the pull being strong, trusting one's words ...believing what was said, left holding a bag ect .... the game is described as a game of give and take. Once she loses, it shakes her like an earth quake! Starting to get the picture? Has this ever happened to you or someone you may know? Unfortunately this situation has been true for many. As for me, I don't write music about things I may not know about or have experienced. I try not to sing a lie. The truth rings like a bell ya know..... It can be a devastating life event. To be played with like a toy .... This joint has a nice up tempo, bold beat and I'm looking forward to finishing it with KT! This project is definitely pulling me out of my comfort zone with the different types of music and lyrics being done. There will be more guest also appearing on this work. As for me, I look forward to the knowledge I will gain from working with the different music veterans of the industry. By the way, this posting thing is kind a Qed out for me! I hope I'm doing it right! LOL LOL