Sweet Soul Records Reaches Japan Music Distribution Agreement with Missouri-based Destin 2B1 Records and The New Voice of American Soul Brian Owens


An exclusive license agreement has been reached between SWEET SOUL RECORDS and Destin 2B1 Records LLC, representing soul singer Brian Owens, allowing Japan distribution of his debut album "Moods & Messages," in both physical and digital formats.

Tokyo (I-Newswire) September 25, 2012 - Today, SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company lifesound, Inc., officially announced that an agreement has been reached with Missouri-based Destin 2B1 Records, LLC for nationwide distribution of the album "Moods & Messages," by Brian Owens.

"Moods & Messages," set for release on September 26, 2012 in partnership with distributor BBQ Records, contains 10 soulful tracks plus four Japan-exclusive live bonus tracks from Brian Owens, the new voice of American soul.

Raised in St. Louis, Brian's music reflects a city infused with blues, soul and funk, resulting in a style that is distinctly his own, yet reminiscent of artists like Marvin Gaye, Al Green, and Otis Redding, who laid the foundation for Grammy Award winning, R&B soul artists like D'Angelo, Maxwell and Raphael Saadiq. Now, joining that class is Brian Owens. "I want to be my own voice, but in a way that's familiar to people. So I welcome the comparisons because it means that people take comfort in my influences." Owens says.

As one of the lead singers of Sidewinder, the Air Force band that became a YouTube web sensation with more than 2.5 million views and swept up a flurry of media attention for their version of soul-pop singer, Adele's "Rolling In The Deep," Brian has been featured on national television shows like The Ellen DeGeneres Show and Entertainment Tonight. And he is determined to balance the media attention with a level head. "I'm very excited about the exposure," Brian says. "Positive exposure is always good, even when I'm not at the forefront. I believe it will come back to me in a good way."

"Moods & Messages" is a self-proclaimed soundtrack to his journey as a soul artist. With the backing of St. Louis-based Destin 2B1 Records and distribution through New York-based BDG/RED, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment, Owens says, ""Moods & Messages" is about balancing out how we feel and what we give out to the world in terms of feelings. These feelings often conflict, but you have to choose what your life will say, despite how you feel... It's about making choices."

The album displays Brian's personal choices - serving in the military, becoming a husband and father, and performing - as they constantly shape his music into messages that are encouraging, thought-provoking, and touching. From social awareness to loving tributes to family, Brian masters the art of effortless lyrics and melodies to deliver messages that are powerfully relevant.

"Moods & Messages" will be released in Japan-wide by SWEET SOUL RECORDS on September 26, 2012.

About SWEET SOUL RECORDS
SWEET SOUL RECORDS, parent company lifesound, Inc., is based in Tokyo and our main goal is to promote soul music in Japan in all its forms. We are doing this by creating our own brand of soul music, and at the same time, promoting international artists who we feel can help increase the number of loyal Japanese followers by spreading "real music."

About Destin 2B1 Records, LLC
Based in St. Louis, MO., Destin 2B1 Records is committed to the production of quality music that entertains and enlightens listeners. From gospel to soul, Destin 2B1 is poised to be a leading force and contributor to the catalog of traditional American music.

Contact:
SWEET SOUL RECORDS: info@sweetsoulrecords.com
Phone: +81 3 6416 8690
Website: http://www.sweetsoulrecords.com/

Destin 2B1 Records, LLC.
Press Contact: Destin 2B1@earthlink.net
Booking Agent: Destin 2B1@earthlink.net
Website: http://www.Destin 2B1.com/






About SWEET SOUL RECORDS

About SWEET SOUL RECORDS
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SWEET SOUL RECORDS
36-7 Oyamacho, Shibuya
151-0065
Phone : +81 3 6416 8690

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