36 Seconds of Fame

A week ago we learned that our song “It’s Your Birthday!” had won the “Happy Birthday” replacement song competition. The amount of media attention the contest and our song received has been overwhelming to say the least. At the time of this post, the Bloomberg YouTube video had received over 30,000 views and the song had received over 3,000 listens. All this and I’ve been told the big PR push is yet to come! For archiving purposes, I’ve linked to several sites that mention our little ditty. Read on:

Free Music ArchiveGeekosystemBoing BoingSlateGizmodoThe VergeBloomberg Business WeekLaughing SquidThe Australian Women’s Weekly, Come At Me Bro, It’s like, Really?, Numerama, Magic 104fm, Hot 99.7FMZiklibrenbib, BuzzHR, Alltop, The Jojo Show, Blakeson, Divertissement, 1709 Blog, Gulli, KPCC, JOLT Digest, Above the Law, Jetzt Interview in German

About Monk Turner
"This prolific/eclectic artist/producer uses a spectrum of styles, generating entire concept albums. Turner is both daring and melodically gifted..." -Music Connection Magazine "You've got to love Monk Turner for creativity and witty lyrics. He combines various music genres and creates tracks suited for any type of music listener." -FrostClick Over the past decade, Monk Turner has produced more than 20 concept albums, using a freeform collective of musicians who share his passion for creating unique, genre-defying music. His songs have been featured in movies, television programs and advertisements, and his reach continues to widen. “Seeking” from the 2008 release, Love Story currently has had more than 500,000 plays on the online radio station, Pandora. Music from Emergency Songs was featured in an international video that was created in the aftermath of the 2011 earthquake in Japan. But, his most ambitious project to date has been the production of his 2012 album, Kaleidoscope, where he collaborated with more than 40 national and international artists to create an album of music and poetry based on the concept of color. Turner offers free download capabilities via the unconventional distribution platform offered by Creative Commons licenses so that the public is able to enjoy and share his music.

4 Responses to 36 Seconds of Fame

  1. kokomccune says:

    Great job, good sir!

  2. What? No way Monk. You replaced the Happy Birthday song. You’re gonna be rich and famous soon.

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