Today is the single release day!!! WOOHOOOO!!! You can officially head to iTunes to grab the new single, “I Was Young” which is also the title track for the new album. I’m so excited! Just head to www.itunes.com/cobygrant to download it.
Since my last post, both of my brothers got married in Croatia and I had the BEST HOLIDAY EVER. Honestly, so much fun with all of my family and so happy to see my brothers marrying the loves of their lives. Once again, for anyone who doesn’t know, my two brothers married two swedish sisters haha. It is actually like the movies. They had separate weddings days (more celebrations for us) and both got married in Croatia, a country that I absolutely love- it’s beauty blows me away every time I visit. So, good times!!! The day I left Croatia I came down with one of the worst flus I have ever had which lasted two weeks- serves me right for partying so hard haha. Anyway, I was better just in time to start the tour on the 26th August!
So far, it’s been 15 shows, 2 different countries and 3000km in the rental car. I’ve had such a great time!! Mostly house concerts this time around which I absolutely love. I’ve also had my dear and old friend Indiana touring with me- both playing support as her project Ma Petite (http://mapetitemusic.com) and playing violin on my tracks. We have literally laughed so much, I wish she didn’t have to leave me but our last two shows together are tonight in Oberhausen for a garden concert and tomorrow night, which will be the first show in Holland for the tour, in a lovely village just outside of Rotterdam playing in an old Church…really looking forward to it!
In other exciting news my wonderful booking agent in Holland, Ilana from Mojo, has secured the album launch show at Paradiso in Amsterdam. This place is an institution for live music and I am thrilled to announce I will be playing with my full band. Most of the tour is solo, due to money really, but I want to play this show with the guys to represent the album and recording better. I CAN’T WAIT!! So, I’m pretty nervous, it holds 200 people! Here is the link and tickets go on sale on Saturday so help me make it a night to remember! http://www.paradiso.nl/web/Agenda-Item/Coby-Grant-1.htm
Another single from the album, “Enough” will be released on 29th September and the album itself “I Was Young” WAS going to be released on October 10th, but I just found out that the label that I use to digitally distribute my music, AWAL.com, loves the album and wants to pitch it to iTunes. What that means is, they will try to get me some extra promotion/marketing through the iTunes site. So the album release date will likely be a week later now, but I will keep everyone informed as soon as I get more news and a definite date.
Ok, better go, more driving to be done!! Thank you so much to everyone who has come out to a show so far, to all the gorgeous hosts of the house concerts and to you reading this post!
Love Me xx