Curtis Murphy Syndicate | What It Is...

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Pop: Today's Top 40 Rock: Modern Rock Moods: Mood: Upbeat
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What It Is...

by Curtis Murphy Syndicate

Rock/Pop. Timeless songs. Vivid lyrics, great melodies, catchy. Chunky guitar riffs, melodic bass lines, liquid keyboards, & SLAMMING drums ** mixed by Jeff Juliano (Dave Matthews Band, Lifehouse, John Mayer, O.A.R., Rachael Yamagata)
Genre: Pop: Today's Top 40
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1. Draggin' Me Down (Tourbus to Breck.)
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2. Be Flat
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3. At the Seams
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4:18 $0.99
4. All That I Want
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5. Lines Upon Your Face
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6. Take a Little While
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7. Head Above the Water
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8. Funk-wah
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9. Smoke & Mirrors
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10. Pass the Time Away
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11. Tell Me
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
CMS won an award from LA Music Awards for Rock Single of the Year 2006 for their song "Take A Little While".

"Lines Upon Your Face" was runner up in the same category & the entire album was nominated for Rock Album of the Year.

"All That I Want" was placed in the blockbuster comedy film, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. Also on the soundtrack with Mickey Avalon, Poison, and Boyz II Men.

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*GRAMMY winning mixing engineer, JEFF JULIANO (Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Jason Mraz, Lifehouse, O.A.R., Josh Kelly, Rachael Yamagata, Bonnaroo festivals)

*CD drums played by ED TOTH (Vertical Horizon, Doobie Brothers)

*CD keys played by KRIS POOLEY (tours with Gwen Stefani, Jane's Addiction)


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CURTIS MURPHY (lead vocals, acoustic guitar, kabone)
* Songwriting graduate of Berklee College of Music. Influenced by 90's, 00's, classic rock, blues, jazz, funk. Curtis creates timeless melodies to lyrics of both familiar & completely original story lines, yet with his own very original & poetic lyrical style. Curtis' voice is compared to Kings of Leon, blended with Dave Matthews.

JOEL HELLMAN (electric guitar, bg vocals)
* virtuoso guitarist with mad chops & respect for melody and space.

JUSTIN APERGIS (electric bass, upright bass, bg vocals)
* a premier bassist on the LA music scene. An energetic showman

BRIAN MENDES (drums)
* hits the skins and keeps the floor rock solid.


http://www.CurtisMurphy.com
http://www.myspace.com/CurtisMurphy
http://www.sonicbids.com/CurtisMurphySyndicate


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C.Dash

The only thing better than this CD is hearing CMS LIVE !
New music, that rocks like a '70s band, but is as smooth as any John Meyer, Dave Mathews, or Jack Johnson. This CD leaves me waiting for more from the Curtis Murphy Syndicate.

Lori

Amazing!
Amazing, everyone should buy this CD!!!

Bob Rager

Great sound. Draggin' Me Down really lifted my spirits!
Each song is what it is on this well presented Curtis Murphy Syndicate CD. What it is is a special combination of orginal songs elegantly done. At the Seams and Lines Upon Your Face are good enough to be single hits. I will give this title to friends at Christmas. Enjoy!

Christina

Great CD!
I love this CD. I can't stop listening to it. I may have to buy more copies to give to friends and family!! Definitely let me know when you have a gig in Pittsburgh!

Sandy Pyle, Randy's mom

Great album
Your best work yet!! Very easy listing! Great album!

Ashley Ancion of GoodTaste

"Im ROCK HARD for Curtis Murphy Syndicate!"
Right on the $