Toronto, CANADA (Top40 Charts/ Rat Pack
Records) - Singer-songwriter Brian Melo, best known as winner of Canadian Idol Season 5, is set to release his second full-length solo album, The Truth, on October 12, 2010. Slated for release on his own newly formed label Rat Pack
Records and distributed by Fontana North/Universal Music
Canada, The Truth contains 11 tracks, plus one bonus song, all written by Melo. Pared down from more than 70 songs written over the last two years, The Truth provides fans with something every music fan can relate to, whether they like classic rock , pop music, or even quirky Beatle-esque country. Melo's new single, 'Soundproof,' has just been released to Canadian radio.
'The songs on The Truth touch a range of emotions that almost anyone can relate to or has experienced' said Melo during a stop in Calgary today on his cross-Canada promotional tour. "I'm really looking forward to performing The Truth live, beginning with our CD launch gigs in Toronto October 20 at Supermarket and October 21 in Hamilton at The Casbah". Melo will be touring Canada starting in November and into 2011. Dates to be announced shortly.
'There was a magic energy in this album's creation and production,' said producer Harry Hess (Billy Talent, Three Days Grace). 'Brian has grown as an artist and has created a career-defining album.'
Since releasing his debut album Livin' It in 2007, Melo has garnered an impressive host of achievements: Gold Status for his debut album, three hit singles, and reaching No 1 on the National Radio Charts with his single 'All I Ever Wanted'.
Starting on October 12th, The Truth will be available at major retail outlets and on iTunes. As a gift to his to his fans, Brian is also offering a free download of his bonus track, Aint Thinking About You", available at www.brianmelo.com