NASHVILLE, TN, September 4, 2014 — Nashville Outsider Music announces the release of Save Your Glory, the new expanded-length album from acclaimed Nashville-based recording artist Tom Schreck, who served as producer, composer/arranger, lead singer and multi-instrumentalist on the sessions. The album was recorded in Nashville at Middle C Music and OMNISound with engineer Mike Farona and many of the same core musicians featured on Schreck's 2009 debut Outsider. Save Your Glory features 17 songs, all written and composed by the artist, except "Promised Land," written in collaboration with singer-songwriter TJ Hitt.
Save Your Glory on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/save-your-glory/id913226743
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/saveyourglory
On Bandcamp: http://nashvilleoutsider.bandcamp.com
On CDBaby: www.cdbaby.com/cd/tomschreck20
On Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/saveyourglory
On Spotify: http://open.spotify.com/album/2elngtIhsghvGRjkIAQdUX
The material is a showcase for Schreck’s wide-ranging creative vision, spanning genres and styles, including rock, Americana, classical music, funk, soul, power pop, standards, Celtic and world beat, with an ambitious and cinematic scope to the production. A sampling of the album’s primary influences includes The Beatles, Pet Sounds-era Beach Boys, Elvis Costello, Peter Gabriel, Sam Cooke, Prince, Sergio Leone, Gillian Welch, Bruce Springsteen, Roy Orbison, ELO, Janelle Monáe, Bob Dylan, Burt Bacharach, Tom Waits, Tony Bennett, Beck, his talented friends and peers in the Nashville artist scene, and countless other figures from music’s rich history.
Commenting on the album's release, Schreck stated, "This record represents years of work – writing and rewriting, composing, recording and editing – culminating in my most adventurous set of music yet. I thank all the talented people who helped me on the project, whether musicians and engineers on the recordings, or those friends and fans who have offered support and inspiration along the way. I hope hard work and joy come through in this music, and I hope listeners enjoy the fruits of my twisted vision."
Schreck is available for interviews, music placement/sound track opportunities, and all other inquiries. Please contact his press agent at Robert@clynemedia.com or the artist himself at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow Tom on Twitter @NashOutsider.
Save Your Glory track list:
1. Brazen Hearts (5:27)
2. Check the Setlist (2:49)
3. Jennifer (2:19)
4. Tonight I Feel Like Crying (5:41)
5. Teach Me (Say It, Don’t Spray It, Girl) (2:29)
6. Opera of the Unfaithful (5:33)
7. Put Out the Fire (1:56)
8. The Lucky One (3:47)
9. Magnet (3:42)
10. Crooked Mountains (4:13)
11. War 150 (3:41)
12. Hymn (4:15)
13. Won’t Complain (3:26)
14. Something There (4:05)
15. Clear This Pile of Ash (4:50)
16. Car Alarm (2:03)
17. Promised Land (5:32)
Album personnel: Nicole Boggs, Dave Colella, Smith Curry, Andra Durham, Mike Farona, Ben Graves, JR Hammond, TJ Hitt, Rory Hoffman, Matt Iceman, Bruno Jones, Laura McGhee, Esther McMahon-Sanders, Emily Nelson, Ben Owens, Cornelius Perry, Reed Pittman, Dylan Roth, Lindsey Wells. Art by Dean Tomasek.
About Tom Schreck:
Tom Schreck is an independent singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger/composer and producer currently based in Nashville, TN, and originally from Bismarck, ND. His two full-length studio albums, Outsider (2009) and Save Your Glory (2014), as well as his growing catalog of lo-fi solo tapes, The Field Recordings (2009-present), showcase an artist with an insatiable creative appetite and a fascination with wide-ranging genres of music, from folk and standard singer-songwriter fare to garage rock, indie, power pop, R&B, jazz, classical, croonerism, world music, electronic and much more. His work has earned him finalist honors in the USA Songwriting Competition three consecutive years, as well as features on Lightning 100's Local Lightning Spotlight in 2009 and on the syndicated NPR program On Point with Tom Ashbrook in 2014. His unique singing voice, compositional style and captivating performances have placed him as a distinct and respected creative force in the Nashville community and beyond.