The new album Heartbeat Of The World made it among the Top 200 Album releases of 2016!
Awesome Show with Jimmy Star and Ron Russel featuring Actress Orfeh and WORLD5
World5 To Guest On The Jimmy Star Show With Ron Russell Wednesday October 5th, 2016
NEW YORK - Oct. 1, 2016 - PRLog -- World5 will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio/tv show hosted by King of Cool Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell to discuss their new album "Heartbeat Of The World" , their career and the entertainment industries at large. The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell is tv/radio's coolest hit show, featuring the coolest in music, entertainment, fashion and pop culture, all from a fun industry insider perspective in a completely live, unedited fast-paced two-hour conversational format.
WORLD5 – ‘Heartbeat Of The World’
Sung with the utmost of hope is WORLD5’s “Heartbeat Of The World”. Possessing an inviting thoughtful pop sensibility reminiscent of Genesis, the songs are filled with bright shining textures. Lyrically articulate these are pieces that sing out for the best in the world. By letting them interact ever so gracefully what results is a fully realized work, one that works to present their singular optimistic vision of the world. Attention to detail results in a number of flourishes that permeate every piece, from slight keyboard riffs to an overall sense of freedom. Group play is magnificent as WORLD5 listen to each other.
Opening up with the grandeur of “Heartbeat Of The World” the album starts off strong. From there they move to the tenderness of “Maybe There’s A Way”. Elements of country follow into the impassioned song of devotion “Because Of You”. Downright giddy in nature is the celebratory work of “Man Of Action” by far the highlight of the album. Softer in its tone is the delicate ballad of “I Promise You” complete with atmospheric guitar work and an overall sense of wonder. Akin to a journey is the expansive sound of “Stay” with its nimble percussion one of its highlights. Deserving to be felt as much as heard is the happiness of “Footprints”. Closing the album off on an introspective note is “Loving A Restless Heart”.
Delivered with style and grace, WORLD5’s “Heartbeat Of The World” is a reassuring truly comforting piece of pop.
Adult Contemporary Band WORLD5 is set to release their highly anticipated second album on the Spectra Music Group label.
WORLD5 will release their new CD, “Heartbeat Of The World”, to anticipated critical acclaim October 7, 2016.
“Heartbeat Of The World", the band´s sophomore release, is an epic album, 11 songs of Adult Contemporary / Pop-Rock music, with the earnest singing of Grammy Award winner Pat Hunt in the album's spotlight.The album is already broadcasted worldwide through terrestrial and internet radio, podcasts and music blogs and has also been added to playlists on giants such as Clear Channel Network / IHeart Radio.
The immediate sonic experience of the album, reveals its core.Based in the genre of Billy Joel, Michael McDonald and Toto, Pat Hunt's vocals powerfully drive and command the songs without dominating them. The timbre and slick classiness of his flawless delivery is perhaps best compared to James Ingram and Michael McDonald.Complimenting these features is the brilliant guitar work by Joe Gavito and Steffen Goeres, Grammy Award winner Randy Miller on bass and Raimund Breitfeld on drums.
"A sparkling brilliant recording, plus an awesome message" - Code Zero Radio
The album "Heartbeat Of The World" is distributed globally by Spectra Music Group and is available October 7, 2016 from iTunes, Amazon and all music outlets for convenient purchase and download.
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Listeners will immensely enjoy this "Globally-influenced" mix of these 5 musicians:
Pat Hunt - lead vocals and keyboards (Katy, TX, USA), Joe Gavito - guitars, vocals (Houston, TX, USA), Steffen Goeres - guitars (Wellington, New Zealand), Randy Miller - bass, vocals (Houston, TX, USA), Raimund Breitfeld - drums, percussion (Gothenburgh, Sweden)
Spectra Music Group: Since 1999, the label is considered the largest independent label in North America and has a roster of over 450 artists across all genres of music ranging from award winning artists to the best up and coming artists.
WORLD5 Receives 2016 Best of Reno Award
Reno Award Program Honors the Achievement
RENO June 9, 2016 -- World5 has been selected for the 2016 Best of Reno Award in the Bands & Musicians category by the Reno Award Program.
Each year, the Reno Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category.
WORLD5 signs with Spectra Music Group
WORLD5 finishes the final touches of their brand new album and teams up with Spectra Music Group for the release.
The band´s sophomore album titled "Heartbeat Of The World", contains 11 Adult Contemporary / Pop-Rock tracks, is scheduled to be released in early 2016.
The album “Heartbeat Of The World” will also include remixes of previously released singles. The album is being produced in Houston, Texas at ChezHozay Studio by Joe Gavito, and mastered by Randy Miller in Austin, Texas.
“We are excited to have become a part of Spectra Music Group. Working with Bobby Collins is indeed an honor, and we look forward to releasing this record on the Spectra label.”
Spectra Music Group is an international record company that has been established since 1997, and is one of the premiere record labels in the business. Spectra has a substantial and diverse artist roster, and is home to such well known and established artists as Lou Gramm (Vocalist / Frontman from Foreigner), Magni, Paul Young, Jody Watley, and many more.
Spectra is also the label of choice for many up and coming national and international bands alike. The Spectra Music Group is the largest independent record label in the business.
The album will be available as CD-Disc and digitally downloads worldwide on Itunes, Amazon, and many more.
WORLD5 are honoured to be guests on the JIMMY STAR SHOW, wednesday February 11th, at 4:15 pm ET. http://bit.ly/1A1icfP
Heartbeat Of The World wins Akademia Music Awards
Los Angeles, California
WORLD5 ARE WINNERS OF THIS MONTHS CROSS COUNTIES RADIO MUSICIANS ALLIANCE AWARD
The holidays are over:
Here comes some pics of Joe and Pat recording for the new album at Joe´s place in Houston, Texas
Interview with World5′s Pat Hunt by Jessica Gilbert
Having worked in the music industry for more than 40 years, Pat Hunt is what you might call a veteran musician. He's contributed to four Grammy Award-nominated albums and one Grammy award-winning album, and has opened for well-known artists such as Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and theTemptations in the 1980s.
Despite his success, Hunt said something just didn't feel right. He struggled with drugs, alcohol and a feeling of emptiness before dedicating his life to God in 1987. Hunt dedicated his musical talents to God and soon after began serving as a church worship leader.
"In 1993, I started serving in my first church as a worship leader, and 10 years later, I was ordained," he said. "I've been doing this as a full-time vocation for the past 14 years."
In 2003, Hunt joined the staff of Parkway Fellowship Church, where he serves as worship pastor.
"My favorite thing, Sunday morning, leading worship, is just watching people out there worshipping and giving it their all, and knowing that you are, in some way, helping to usher people's relationship with the Lord," he said.
Hunt is also the lead singer and keyboardist for the world concept band World5, which consists of five members who collaborate from their homes in the United States, New Zealand, Sweden and Germany. "Man of Action," is due to be released this fall, and the title track is currently in the top 200 on the U.S. music charts.
When he's not busy fulfilling his duties as worship pastor at Parkway Fellowship Church or working on World5's sophomore album.
San Antonio , Texas
Harley Davidson with WORLD5 sign, seen in San Antonio, Texas.
ADULT CONTEMPORARY BAND WORLD5 TO BE DISTRIBUTED IN CHINA
Approved for distribution by the Chinese authorities, the band has also reached distribution agreements with Japan and other far east countries.
Nov 12 & 13.
Don and the cast finished filming the first World 5 music video for their up and coming single "You And I" set to be released January, 2012.
Produced and directed by Jim Ellis and Elias Acosta of Inspired Images, Vista CA the video was shot at Rhino's Boxing gym and Rancho Buena Vista Adobe also in Vista, CA. The Story is of a couple vacationing in Mexico.
Cast members include actors Erika Fitzgerald and Kris Eklund and featuring performance clips of the members of World 5