Season 6 runner-up Blake Lewis is scheduled to release his second studio album, Heartbreak On Vinyl, on October 6, 2009 via Tommy Boy Entertainment. The album’s first single, “Sad Song,” was released today, and it will become available to fans first through an exclusive ringtone download through the Blake Lewis Official Fan Club. Beatboxer Blake is currently in the studio finishing this electronic/pop/dance album. Collaborating with Blake on this album are songwriters and producers including S*A*M & Sluggo (Fall Out Boy, Panic at the Disco), Dave Aude (Pussycat Dolls), Rodney Jerkins (Lady Gaga, Britney Spears), and Jean Baptiste (Will.I.Am, Black Eyed Peas).
Describing the inspiration for his album, Blake said, “Heartbreak On Vinyl is the culmination of over 10 years in the dance scene – the music that gets me out onto the dance floor to lose my inhibition. The title is an ode to all the record stores that have been closing down due to my industry eating itself. These are the stores that brought inspiration to all of us music lovers and have led me to make the music I create today. Heartbreak On Vinyl is filled with electro pop goodness, with melodies I cherish and that I hope my fans will sing to. It comes from the land of the broken hearted to help you mend lonely wounds.”
Tom Silverman, Founder and CEO of Tommy Boy Entertainment, said, “Blake Lewis has the distinction of not only one of the most amazing voices I have ever worked with, but his songwriting and general musical ability on guitar, keys and as a human beatbox combined with his love of new technology and … read more