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Lisa Deveaux Language of Love 2011 PR

Lisa Deveaux Language of Love 2011 PR

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Tarrah Grant
 E:tarrah@tarrahgrantpr.comP: 917-207-2634 
Songstress Lisa Deveaux speaks the“Language of Love”
“LANGUAGE OF LOVE”
CD RELEASE”
(Los Angeles, CA --- June 13, 2011
)
Island Girl Music announces the new release of recording artist Lisa Deveaux’s sophomore CD, “Language of Love”
, worldwiderelease date scheduled for July 12th, 2011. CD distribution through iTunes,Amazon.com, CD Baby and Borders e-retailers.
The smooth and soulful 12 song CD isavailable for $12.99 (suggested retail price)
.Lisa’s sophomore project makes it clear that the
“Language of Love” is
her answer tolove.
Lisa Deveaux
fulfilled part of her dream with the ‘05 debut CD
“Shakin’ That Jazz”
and displayed her talents as a gifted singer, writer and producer, working withproducer’s Donald Tavie (Lakeside) and the legendary producer/drummer, NormanConnors. The CD featured smooth jazz favorites Bobby Lyle, Everett Harp and KarenBriggs. Lisa’s debut ushered her into the spotlight, having garnered favorable acclaimand increased popularity throughout Europe. And her star continues to shine with thenew CD “Language of Love”Growing up in Chicago and listening to
Earth Wind & Fire, Sade, Sergio Mendes and Diana Ross,
influenced Lisa’s style and musical taste. Her talents have deep roots inthe Chicago music scene. In the city’s Mecca of jazz and blues, Deveaux was able tohone her craft in local jazz clubs and gain a loyal fan base. It was there that as ayoung girl she fell under the tutor-ledge of the great vocalist
Phyllis Hyman
which ledto her becoming the youngest background singer accompanying Phyllis and later leadto touring and backing
Icon Barry White
.
James Walker 
from Jazz Chicago says
“Lisa left the audience in awe. Her sparklingvocal instrument and ability to rearrange classics without committing sacrilege,impressed all in the audience”.
Barry Towler
from Soul Express wrote,
“Lisa is an all-around talent whose album isevery inch a winner and has a quality that easily rubs shoulders with vocal jazz heavy weights.”
As the journey continues to unfold, “Language of Love” does not disappoint. Havingco-written seven of the songs, Deveaux’s heartfelt lyricsand sultry vocal delivery areevident. The songs are an intimate look into her personal journal.
 
Lisa states
“ 
Language of Love’
is about being open, honest and willing to be hurt.”
Having gone through a bad relationship, she came out on the other side with a strongdesire to tell her
“real life truth”
about love. With the vulnerability of a woman andthe fearless expression of an artist, Lisa dives heart first into the secrets that awoman often holds back for fear of revealing too much of her soul.The “
Language of Love”
is a 12-song collection of heart felt stories that everyonewho has been in love can relate to.Saxophonist
Marion Meadows
lends his effort onthe title track single/video, and international producer Tigran Saakian’s musicarrangements, makes this compilation a
 journey through love, life and heartbreak.
The “old soul” in Lisa shines as she covers 2 up-tempo, rhythm driven soul-popclassics. The first is
“You Belong To Me”
, written by
Michael Mc Donald and Carly Simon
. Lisa makes it hers with a sensuality that fans of the original will trulyappreciate.The second is a tribute to the genius of the late Motown producer, Norman Whitfield,
“Ooh Boy”
where Lisa takes a hypnotic-pop dance approach pulling you into thegroove.
The bonus
to the collection is an original track written by Lisa simply entitled
“Birthday Wish”.
A well crafted birthday song that one would want to sing to theirsignificantother and celebrate, birthday or not.Jonathan Widran of Smooth Jazz News says,
“Deveaux’s magic is her emotional vocal,combined with a sharply-produced, stylistically-eclectic slate of top-notch originalsand covers that quickly endears her to audiences”.
Manager Myron Bernard, who has managed soul/jazz artists Lynne Fiddmont,Composer Rayford Griffin and Bassist Nate Watts, (Stevie Wonder’s Musical Director)said:
“Lisa is a shining star that has the ability and talent to make a global impactwith her music. Her passion as a recording artist and entertainer is what dreams aremade of. “ 
Bernard continues,
“I look for the overseas market to embrace Lisa’s sound. I believethe soon to be released single
“You Belong To Me”
can impact radio with a uniquetwist on a classic pop number. There is no doubt the UK will enjoy her classic, Soul/ Jazz, AdultContemporary,sound. She is speaking the universal language of love. Allwe have to do is listen.”Lisa says “I felt it necessary to delve into some other things with this record and create a real connection with people. “ 
Language of Love”
is all me: loving,vulnerable, open... and real.”

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