Country Road Records proudly announces the highly anticipated release of singer/songwriter Lacey Roland's captivating Christmas album "Makin' Memories". This country flavored album melds its way into other genres with lively, lilting, thematic original melodies. Lacey, a native of Northern Virginia, produced and arranged the album.
Most Christmas albums are remakes of songs you've heard a gazillion times before. This album contains 12 new songs bristling with clever lyrics and melodies that will have you smiling this Christmas. You and your family will enjoy "Making Memories" with Lacey.
"Making Memories has something for everyone: Bravado ballads "Oh Little Child" and "I Can Hear The Angels Sing" (co-written with D.C. legendary singer Jeff Watson); humorous songs like "A Happy Holiday Heart Attack" and "Santa's Gettin' Ready"; playfully whimsical children's songs like "Peekin' (the littlest elf of all)"; love ballads such as "A Christmas Dance With You" and rockin' tunes like the title cut "Makin' Memories" will get you into the Spirit in no time at all.
A few of the songs such as "A Christmas Dance With You" and "Christmas Time is Here" (also co-written with Jeff Watson) have already received international recognition by finding their way into such movies as "Serving Sara", "Backflash", "Devious Beings", Eve's Christmas and "A Boyfriend for Christmas" as well as T.V. shows such as "The Osbournes", "Felicity", "Starting Over" and the new hit MTV show the "Newlyweds"
Lacey Roland is the lead vocalist on many albums with several albums released worldwide by Integrity Music. Lacey has performed live at events such as "Rockin' for 9-11" and as the lead singer at Sovereign Grace Summer Celebrations. Lacey can also be found performing at Washingtonian local area coffee houses trying out newly written songs.
Playing guitar, keyboards and singing lead and harmony vocals, Lacey blends his numerous talents together with such musical luminaries as Robbie Magruder (drums), Grainger Helvey (bass), Bill Bellany (bass), Brian Smith (acoustic bass) Paul Bell (guitar), Mike Ault (guitar), Robert Spates (fiddle), Mookie Wilson (keyboards), Casey O'Neal (pedal steel), Greg Twombley (sax and clarinet) with Lisa Taylor and Dana Conner singing background vocals.
The album was recorded at the Recording Arts Studio in Merrifield Va. Engineering and mix-down was performed by Wammy award winning engineers Antonio Pacheco and Marco Delmar. Mastering was done by Bill Wolf of Wolf Productions in Arl. Va.
Soon to be in stores everywhere, "Makin' Memories" is currently available online from amazon.com, tower.com, borders.com, waldenbooks.com, cdnow.com, virginmedia.com, CD Baby and iTunes Music Store.
Discussions are underway regarding a movie to be released under the same title. "Making Memories is sure to be experienced as one of the finest Christmas albums ever produced . It is already thought by some bound to be a favorite holiday classic. "Makin' Memories" brings us a vision from the past, hope for the future and enlivens the child in everyone of us that Christmas time is here.