2010 INDEPENDENT ARTIST OF THE YEAR, BURNS & POE,
KEEP TRACTION IN 2011
INTRODUCING THIRD SINGLE “SECOND CHANCE” • ANNOUNCE CD RELEASE
Corresponding Music Video To Appear On TV Screens Nationwide In Coming Weeks
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 19, 2011)—Blue Steel Records’ dynamic duo, Burns & Poe, are set to introduce yet another gravel and grace serenade to country radio entitled, “Second Chance,” going for adds May 16, 2011. (CDX Vol. 522-April 25/Play MPE April 15/promoted by Nine North Records). The cut comes straight from the pair’s self-titled debut album, which will be released worldwide on May 10, 2011 (the limited edition LP/CD package is available NOW for purchase exclusively to early-bird fans while they last via the Burns and Poe web page).
The third single from the double-disc album, “Second Chance” (produced by Mark Oliverius) is a line-by-line conversation between two ex-lovers revisiting the tribulations of their history. Communication opens the door to the thought and anticipation that maybe, just maybe, there’s room for a second chance at love: “If you believe in a second chance, just reach out and take my hand. We’ll fan the flames of an old romance.” Written by the twosome along with Tom Stipe, the mid-tempo tune features a steady percussion beat with electric and acoustic guitars, and finishes strong with stellar piano and guitar solos.
“Straight forward, ‘Second Chance’ is a hopeful love song that paints a picture of the past and what ‘could be’ again,” Keith Burns notes. “We recognize the saying ’third time’s a charm;’ we’re excited to see that mantra come to fruition.”
“…is there a more relatable sentiment than hoping for a second chance with someone you love?”Michelle Poe adds. “And you thought I was being a sap?” Keith interrupts. “It’s a beautifully romantic notion that we hope strikes a chord with country radio and the listeners,” Michelleconcludes.
The corresponding music video is in the can--currently in post-production. Directed and produced by Kelly Brooks, along with Director of Photography Mark Shonka, the mini-movie was filmed in Brentwood and Bellevue, Tennessee and is anticipated to appear on GAC, CMT and The Country Network in the coming weeks.
Named 2010’s “Independent Artist Of The Year” (Music Row Magazine), Burns & Poe possess an unparalleled combination of superlative writing complemented with a sound patented by Michelle Poe’s melodious, buttery vocals and Burns’ gritty, soulful, tenor tone, Keith and Michelle, together,have received applause from country music enthusiasts alike. Receiving high praise from Country Weekly, the magazine notes the duo exemplifies the magic male-female duos of yesteryear, pairs like George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn. Keith Burns and Michelle Poe are a duo for the country music masses.
Burns & Poe are currently on tour with show dates in Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Wyoming and the world’s best-known entertainment spot, Freemont Street, Las Vegas.