MI2N
Music Industry News Network
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Band News (more headlines) 09-16-2004

Bee Gee Robin Gibb Returns From A Self Imposed Hiatus

Bookmark and Share

“I have spent almost two years reconciling my personal life and determining my future. With a terrific team, I am looking forward to the many years to come and the outstanding projects we have in store, beginning almost immediately. I am very appreciative of the love, support and consideration that fans, business associates, and media have shown since Maurice’s passing.”

-Robin Gibb

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(Los Angeles, September 16, 2004) -- Fortunately for millions of fans worldwide, music legend Robin Gibb has returned from his self-imposed hiatus after the untimely loss of his twin brother and fellow Bee Gee Maurice. Robin’s immediate plans include an extraordinary live tribute concert and worldwide television special, compilation and brand new recordings, and concert tours. The project spans over 5 years, and will re-introduce Robin and the Bee Gees to both past, present, and importantly the future.

Robin has just set off on the Magnetic Tour 2004 in Germany with the New Frankfurt Philharmonic, which is being taped by Eagle Vision for an upcoming DVD. Dr. Ralph Philipp Ziegler, Artistic Leader for the Philharmonic, is quoted as saying, “Having been chosen to team up with Robin Gibb fills us with great pride and we are extremely motivated, for Robin, and for our audience, to present this extraordinary event with the greatest enthusiasm.”

Next month, the ultimate compilation CD of some of the Bee Gees #1 songs will be released worldwide by Polydor.

Robin will return to the studio after the German dates to finish recording a new solo CD, produced by Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds under Robin’s Magnet, Inc. production banner. The album will feature Bee Gees songs personally selected by Robin, and Babyface featuring chart topping contemporary vocalists including Jagged Edge, Black Eyed Peas, and a handful of the roster of Mathew Knowles’ new management division of Sanctuary Artist Management, as well as many outstanding surprises.

A limited Making Of non-scripted television series is planned to precede the release of the CD, which is anticipated for Fall ’05. An extensive World Tour will follow.

Perhaps the biggest project Robin is undertaking is a televised tribute concert for Maurice. Along with Maurice’s family, the Maurice Gibb Foundation and CG Management, comprised of long-time manager Ken Graydon, who continues to represent Robin in the UK and Europe, and well established British manager and publisher John Campbell, who has re-located to Los Angeles to set up an American operation and to represent Robin in the U.S., other international territories, Robin is preparing what promises to be the consummate star-studded, talent packed musical special event, a tribute to Maurice. It will take place in the United States in Spring ’05, and be broadcast on a U.S. television network and worldwide. Babyface will be the music director of the show, which is sure to be a major musical event of 2005, attracting enormous worldwide interest. It’s worth noting, friends of the top selling trio are all coming out to remember Maurice. Charity foundation EIF is in talks to become seriously involved in the project.

“Maurice loved life,” said Robin, “And we want to celebrate his life and talent the best way we know how – through music.”



# # #

PR Contact:

Jo-Ann Geffen
JAG Entertainment
818.905.5511
Jgeffen@jagpr.com


Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

The Ed Sheeran Of The Hare Krishna World: Meet Cyril Wohrer

"Mountain Songs" Music From The Heart Of The Mountains

Hybrid Studios Now Offering Online Disklavier Services

Roger D'Arcy Releases 'TUMBLING' From Latest Album HOUSE OF HEADS

Katie Garibaldi Releases Original And First Ever Holiday Album, Home Sweet Christmas

Dark Avenue Premiere "The Light" Music Video

A True Life Touching Song Wins Top Honors In The 22nd Annual USA Songwriting Competition



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Kobalt Capital Closes Second Music Royalties Fund With $600 Million In Investment Capacity
» Rare 78rpm Records Are Being Digitized Using Prism Sound Titan Audio Interfaces
» Asylum Records Relaunched In U.S.
» Emiko Releases New Music Video Highlighting Survivors Of Sexual Abuse
» Billboard Single “God With Us” By CLARĒTA Haddon Gains Mainstream Radio Traction
» Jon Batiste Becomes Music Director Of The Atlantic
» Amazing Music Tracks - Free Music Licensing
» Rick Vines All Stars Travel To SPACE! Mon Dec 4th!
» LOVE MY COUNTRY! Is The Ultimate Compilation Series Featuring 20 Hot New Hits
» New Rock Band Cathedral Reign Recording New Music


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Lithuanian Band Grabs Bronze At The Silk Road Indie Music Festival 2017
» Live Entertainment Specialists Headliner Launch Premium Artist Booking Service
» Voice-Controlled Speakers & The Music We Listen Too
» Nordic & British Musicians' Unions' Joint Statement On Sexism In The Music Industry
» Women Make An Impact On The 2018 MPG Awards Shortlist
» The Nashville Musicians Sound Healthcare Plan Rolls Out
» Streaming & Listening Diversity - Spotify Case Study
» Two-Sides Of Copyright Finance: Sound Royalties & Kobalt
» Career Moves: ROLI, Live Nation Sweden, Music Glue, BBR Music Group, Warner/Chappell Music Spain & Blue Night Soundscapes
» Europe's Digital Music Leaders Form Alliance
» Pandora Subscriber Base Grows To Over 5 Million
» Hybrid Studios Announces Online Mastering Services

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.