Officially released July 27, 2012, the sophmore CD from The 15th Floor, AS THE BUILDING BURNED, is now available on these major retail sites. Just follow the links:
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|CD Release Celebration
Friday, August 31, 2012
Fiddlers Dream, Phoenix, AZ (tentative)
Save the date. More info to follow.
The “old” album (From the Dining Room) is just now receiving a small surge of activity over the pond, with a review expected soon from The Netherlands and one from Leicester, UK. (Hopefully, glowing reviews– I supply the CD, they supply the opinion.) The recent availability on CD Baby apparently has brought us more attention overseas.
They like The 15th Floor and we like them Besides playing our songs, they posted info about us and our album, From the Dining Room, on their site! Yay, WRRW! You can listen online.
I’ve been to Nashville before, but representing The 15th Floor in Nashville during this festival (Sept 16-19) was like going to “good music Nirvana.” I proudly wore our motto, “Songs should make you feel something”, on my shirts and hat all that week; the songs did not disappoint.
Chip Taylor: I met Chip in Toronto in the 90’s when he was promoting “The Living Room Tapes.” (In Toronto, he performed for about an hour in a hotel room to about 5 or 6 people,
including Sherry and me.) One of his songs, “Angel of the Morning”, in various forms, has sold 13 million records! This trip, I heard him a couple of times, teamed up with his new young protégé/discovery, Kendall Carson. WOW! If you are a connoisseur of good songs, check out his new album, “Yonkers, NY”, coming out in October.
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Yes, they are reincarnated, in a new/old configuration (very pure) with
This song was written about my wife, Sherry. Using Animoto, I made a video (slide show) using photos of her (thanks goes to my sister, Lee Ann, for many of these photos.)
Ain’t she cute! About this song, you should know…