There are three stages to establish an artist, and getting through the second one is always the hardest.
The first stage is a fun phase with endless possibilities; there's so much ahead, and you start to dream really big. All six of your fans are fiercely loyal and basically you have tons of freedom for getting to the top. – OK, done!
Now, let's skip ahead ...
The third stage is an amazing picture, larger than life. Touring internationally, headlining shows and selling millions of albums. Songs on hit radio stations, loved by millions and tons of groupies all around the world. You don't cope with a stage three hero and you get stuck at stage one, if you don't have a plan for stage two ...
In fact, you don't even know what stage two is and make the mistake of wishing for that miracle ...Solution- The second stage is all about making a good album. Roughly speaking, arrange exciting songs full of SOUL, AFROLATIN and JAZZ, with a special love to modern BOSSA NOVA, now create a unique sound with selected vintage gear for that legendary 'Bahama Sound' and scan the world for unmatched singers and stoned troubadours.
You can ask the exiting Pat Appleton from DePhazz for a couple of songs. She'll give you a fantastic demonstration of her powerful soul and also a delightful atmospheric track. Then join geordie-man John Turrell from the great
Smoove & Turrell for adding some gospel flavoured and soul powered melodies. And who can resist the amazing Ms.
Bella Wagner for her wonderfully emotional and deep voice? For presenting some of the hottest talents please ask breezy dutch singer Sitzka for her sultry singing on big dirty beats. Furthermore, respect afro magic and fuse your
latin beats with pure african high-life of inimitable multi-instrumenalist Kojato and twinkle to the afrolicious artwork of the CD-cover. Then you can probably add just a dear friend as A special Secret and let her sing magical notes to mystify the line-up. Finally do your very best on some remixes f