Archive for June 10th, 2012

Paul Hardcastle – The Chill Lounge

June 19th is the date for the latest release from Paul Hardcastle, titled The Chill Lounge, its a great mix of chill / melodic tracks.  First single of this album will be East To West presenting some Asian elements. Tagged as jazz one can await some cool smooth jazz.

Paul Hardcastle started his breathtaking career with the dance hit Rainforest reaching #1 on the 12″ sales chart in the USA in 1984. His tremendous success was the song 19 in 1985, in many countries a further #1 hit. In 1991 Hardcastle began his Jazzmasters project fostering a smooth jazz community worldwide. The first album of this serial was released in Japan and The Japanese radio stations spread the word. Soon the sound arrived in USA and many listeners had to struggle for their album ’til it was finally released in USA in 1992.

This hybrid of dance music and smooth jazz quickly climbed the charts and received high acclaims by many fans finally crowned with Billboard Magazine’s 2008 Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year.