San Diego based Liquid Blue is a unique band with a unique sound. Featuring the BlueGirls trio, the seven-member act has performed in more than 100 countries (a world-record). They were the first American act to be signed by a Chinese record company and have developed a large fan base in Asia. The band and its well-traveled members are very active on social issues (see "Green page"). The group operates Liquid Blue Radio, a "socially conscious" internet radio station on Live365 and well as hosting a monthly educational series featuring documentary movies and discussions since 2005
The music of Liquid Blue is an exotic blend of western pop melodies with ancient & modern eastern sounds. The debut album, Supernova, was produced by 2x Grammy winner Joe Chiccarelli and has won numerous awards including 2 nominations for album of the year. Supernova has been among the top-ten seller at CD Baby. The first single, Real, went to #4 on the NMW Hot AC charts.
News Flash : 6/15/2005
The Yamaha International Music Production Contest has announced their selections for semi-finalists for 2005. There were over 1000 songs entered in the contest and 45 were chosen as semi-finalists.
News Flash : 6/2/2005
Supernova is Mars Society Semi-Finalist
The title track from Supernova has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2005 Mars Society Rouget d'Lisle Contest. Maggie Zubrin,
News Flash : 5/24/2005
"If You Gotta Ask" has won the Artists Helping Artists (AHA) 2005 juried international song contest in the category of Spirit and Creative Force. This is the 4th major contest award for the song.
News Flash : 4/15/2005
Supernova will be distributed in all 1200 Target store in the USA, starting April 15th. The CD will be specially featured with 25 other independent artists in the "America's Best Independent Artist" display.
News Flash : 3/20/2005
The March 20th issue of Southbound Beat compares Liquid Blue's treatment of Indian pop music to Gloria Estefan's treatment of Latin pop music. Quote: "Liquid Blue seems to be taking Indian pop music and making it palatable to westerns the same way Gloria Estefan took Latin music beyond it's usual audience".
News Flash : 3/4/2005
"Real" is #1 on STS Indie Label Hot A/C Chart!!
"Real", the first radio single from Supernova, has reached it's highest chart position to date. As of March 4th, 2005, the song is ranked as the #1 Hot A/C track in the nation amongst Indie label artists. Real is also at #4 on the NMW A/C chart.
News Flash : 3/3/2005
Liquid-Blue.com Exploding With 200,000 Visitors Per Month. The rising popularity of Liquid Blue is evidenced by the bands soaring web statistics.
News Flash : 3/2/2005
"If You Gotta Ask" has won yet another award, being named one of the "Top-Five" songs this month in the Songwriter Universe Best Song of the Month contest.
News Flash : 1/14/2005
Benjamin Chen, CEO of C&S Media and Liquid Blue's agent in the People's Republic of China, has secured a distribution contract with Shanghai Audio & Video Publishing Corporation. SAVP is the largest publishing house in China and will distribute Supernova throughout China. Liquid Blue is the first band from the United States to be signed by a Chinese company.
News Flash : 1/14/2005
New Music Weekly, features a cover story on Liquid Blue in their Jan 14th issue. Here are quotes from the cover story: "Liquid Blue is the pre-eminent new talent on the pop scene today. The bands debut album, Supernova, is a ground-breaking work and is our pick for album of the year. The album is loaded with potential AC & CHR hits. The band has been getting a lot of critical acclaim as of late and the word on this new act has been spreading fast. Their combination of Middle Eastern & Western sounds puts the band at the forefront of what could be the next big thing. The lyrics are as intriguing as the music; intelligent music for the masses.
News Flash : 1/12/2005
Making Up was a Top Five Winner in the Song of the Year contest, in the World category, for Nov 2004. Song of the Year is part of VH1's Save the Music Foundation. Judges include Grammy Award Winners, Reps from Rolling Stone Magazine and ABC Television.
News Flash : 1/8/2005
The compilation CD for the 2004 Dallas Songwriters Song Contest, sponsored by Gibson Guitars, has been issued with 3 Liquid Blue songs: "If You Gotta Ask" was the First Place Winner in the Pop/Rock/Alt/R&B/Urban category. "Can't Stop It" finished 2nd in the same category as Liquid Blue went 1-2! "Real" was a winner as well, finishing 2nd in the Easy Listening category.
News Flash : 1/6/2005
Kashmir is featured on the Top Sellers CD for CD Baby, the largest seller of independent music on the web. CD Baby currently represents over 75,000 artists! Supernova was recently the 7th best seller in their catalog and is consistently among the Top 50.
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Martin Luther King, Mother Teresa, Cesar Chavez, Ralph Nader, John McCain, Jimmy Carter, Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, John F Kennedy
Based in San Diego, California, Liquid Blue was recently named "America's Best Independent Artist". The "Music to Move You" World Tour has taken the seven-member act to over 100 countries, a world record!
The Liquid Blue sound is an exotic fusion of western pop melodies with ancient & modern eastern elements. The The band's critically acclaimed debut CD, "Supernova", was produced and mixed by (two-time Grammy winner) Joe Chiccarelli. Supernova has been a top-ten seller at CD Baby. Select tracks from Supernova have been included on 20 compilation releases. Six songs from Supernova have reached #1 on Independent Music Charts!
Quotes: "Liquid Blue could be the best alternative pop band you hear all year"- (Broadjam). "Supernova is a ground-breaking work and our pick for album of the year"- (New Music Weekly). "The band turns social commentary into art"- (Icon Magazine). "Liquid Blue has set a course for a new sound and a new attitude"- (NowOnTour). "Band takes Sgt Pepper to the max"- (San Diego North County Times). "Absolutely Stellar"- (GoGirlsMusic). "This band has the ability to seduce with atmosphere and texture"- (TAXI). "Brilliant!"- (Hybrid Magazine).
Liquid Blue has won over 100 awards, including:
America's Best Dance Band- National Music Awards (Winner 2007 & 2001)
America's Best Independent Artist- PCT Music Top Talent (Winner 04 & 05)
Best Band- International Music Awards (Runner-Up 2006 & 2007)
Hot AC Group of the Year- New Music Weekly (Nominated 2005)
Best Dance Band- San Diego Music Awards (Winner 2002)
Best Dance Song- VH1 Song of the Year (Winner 2004)
Best Pop Song- Billboard World Song Contest (Finalist 2006)
Best Pop Album- San Diego Music Awards (Nominated 2005)