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In the big shining world of music, some singers are ordinary, some extraordinary and some are legends. But our current focus is on a successful singer/songwriter who is simply Born to Roll.
We are talking about the blue-eyed boy of music lovers Johnny Reid who has taken the Canadian audience by storm with his superb music and soulful melodies. This young boy with spiky blond hair and clean cut image is not very experienced in the industry, but with just two albums under his belt, the lad is rocking the musical buffs all over the place.
Johnny Reids claim to fame is his soul stirring music and beautiful voice. But the man has also proved his mark in the department of song-writing. Not to forget his amazing live presence that can hold the audience for hours and hours.
The depth of soul in his songs sets him apart from the other young artists and singers of these times. He is new but his music has this classic appeal that is visible in the work of legendary artists. This is the main reason behind the critical acclaim he got till yet for his work. And while the man is busy performing with the biggies of music industry, we take a look at his successful career to know man at heart.
Johnny Reid possesses an experience of different places that has helped him to incorporate a good variety of themes in his music. He was born in Scotland, with roots in Brampton, Ont., brought up in Canada and now resides in Nashville, the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee. Being inspired by the likes of Dean Martin and Joe Cocker, Johnny decided to pursue his love for music and started experimenting with genres like Pop to Country and Rock & Blues.
He came into the music scene in early 2005 and developed a huge fan base in Canada with his debut album. But the success was not limited to just that place as his work also got the attention of American music aficionados in a big way.
The singer/songwriter Johnny Reid released his first album in March 2005 which was titled Born to Roll on Open Road Recordings. It became a huge hit in Canadian market with songs like Gypsy in my soul, Time Flies. Missing an Angel, Sixty To Zero and You Still Owe Me all hit the top 20 charts.
Missing an Angel proved a breakout success and took the number 1 spot on CMTs Chevy top twenty. The single also marked his debut in the Awards world and Canadians seemed to like the sound of this gracious and lively singer.
After his award winning debut, interest grew in his unique voice and gentleman persona and two years later, in April 2007, he hit back with his second record Kicking Stones.An April 10th release by Open Road Recordings, the album went Platinum in Canada winning the prestige of CCMA Top Selling Canadian Recording.
Recorded in Blue Room Studios with acclaimed Nashville producer and 5 time Grammy winner, Brent Maher, the album proved those wrong who predicted Reid as a one wonder hit. Indeed, with this album Reid showcases his ample talent for putting his feelings of love, gratitude and hope down in words and beautify them with such great music that the listener will sing along with it as if there own.
Along with title track, the album boosts of melodious singles like Thank You, Love Sweet Love, Feelin All Right Today and That Kind Of Lonely all of them showed his command on the craft.
The compelling honesty of Johnny Reids music has led him apart from his contemporaries. His country sensibilities and pop nuances mine the same deep well of charm that is the forte of legendary artists. His voice is truly captivating and has a unique feel to it.
His co-writing with Maher, and others, shows his ability to write for the masses who can easily slip into and see their own lives in his work. Above all, it is his sound, the band, and the sessions that make Johnny produce the heart-warming material he is famous for.
A sell-out act in sales, Johnny Reid has also garnered the love of critics and awards for his work. For his very first effort, he won the rising star award at the 2006 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) awards. He returned to CCMA in 2007 as Independent Male Artist and defended the honor in 2008 as well. and independent single of the year, these picked up from a total of five nominations.
The constantly increasing country radio play and number one videos on CMT, his Kicking Stones act has also got nomination for country recording of the in Juno awards. With his next album slotted to release in the spring of 2009, Johnny Reid is again gearing up to get some more awards and make many more sales.
Johnny Reid also holds an impressive concert record. He can be seen performing everywhere with his amazing music and voice-to-die-for. From his debut Grand Ole Opry performance in 2006 to his headlining Tearing It Up And Breaking It Down Tour in 2008, and from enthralling the students at Gibbons School to touring with some of the countrys biggest stars like Dwight Yoakam, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Brad Paisley and Terri Clark; Johnny Reid has proven himself a safe bet for live performances.
While the annual Calgary Stampede and Edmonton's Capital Ex performances remain his favorite, no one can forget his sold out Kicking Stones Spring Tour in 2007 and his beautiful rendition of National Anthem at the Toronto Rock Lacrosse Game.
With such great music and superb singing style, Johnny Reid is gearing up for many new concerts where his fans, young and old, will get a chance to hear the voice live they love like nothing less.
So get ready for a whole new lot of musical treats from this talented singer and expect the best from Johnny Reid and he guarantees musical entertainment like no other.