Just days before the release of Seth Glier's sophomore album "The Next Right Thing", critics are weighing in and they're raving!
Read the first review from online tastemakers BLOGCRITICS, where they say that Seth "channels Billy Joel & Bruce Springsteen." Seth's publicity campaign is in high gear, and with more committed rewviews in the pipeline from iTunes Editorial, M Music & Musicians Magazine and Melodic.net to name a few. Check out the links below to all the great press Seth's record is receiving.
The critics & musicians are raving! See some choice quotes below of click here for full list of great quotes for Seth Glier!
"Perfect vocals paired with immense instrumental talent on piano pop" - College Music Journal
"If you are wondering what the future of music will look like, Seth is it." - Edwin McCain
"This is a young man with a distinctive voice, a falsetto that sticks to your ribs, and can he write songs." - Blogcritics
"A rising force on the folk scene"- Hartford Courant/CTnow.com
"Glier seems to envelope every word with meaning...injecting a certain sense of beauty, pain and wisdom in each track. A+" - Shakefire.com
"Seth is a great singer, great pianist and this record has the magic beans" – Stephen Kellogg
"Musically right collection of songs" - Eagle Tribune
On the road...
The Next Right Thing CD Release tour kicks off with multiple sold-out shows, in-stores & radio in-studio performances. Seth Glier set out for the tour just a few day ago at Nectars in Burlington,VT on Jan. 4th, with news that his upcoming shows in Cambridge, MA (Club Passim) & Londonderry, NH (Tupelo Music Hall) have SOLD OUT and this show in Northampton, MA (Iron Horse Music Hall) will sell out. What a great way to kick things off!
On Seth's tour he will visit 2 Best Buy locations, NYC's Union Square (Jan 14th) & Boston's Newbury St (Jan 21st) and just the othe day Seth performed at the Apple Store in Boston (Boylston St) where he played to a room full of music lovers and MAC enthusiasts and discussed how he uses MAC platforms to create his sound.
With appearances at Folk Alliance & SXSW confirmed and new dates being added almost everyday, Glier's CD Release tour will carry through May 2011, hitting many major markets along the way.
This just in! Seth Glier is now a Clear Channel Artist to Watch! His track "Lauralee" has been added in rotation on Clear Channel's NEW! Discover & Uncover in the Adult format.Seth's profile is syndicated to 40+ Clear Channel stations across the U.S. Ask us for a complete list of the stations.
NEW! Discover & Uncover radio is an expansion of the online NEW! program and iheartradio brand; a digital channel featuring music from developing artists (signed and unsigned) across several complimentary formats including Pop, Alternative, Rock, Urban, Adult and Country. The channel can be heard at iheartradio.com (keyword NEW), on the websites of hundreds of Clear Channel radio stations across the country and on the iPhone and BlackBerry via the iheartradio app (downloaded by several million users and growing!).
Just about 1000 radio stations non-commercial, commercial & college, have all been serviced with "The Next Right Thing" before the end of 2010. Going for ads on Jan 17th, the record has already recieved some early ads! We will keep you update as the data starts to pour in!
Seth featured on John Platt of WFUV's Sunday Breakfast Program
At the start of 2011, on Sunday, January 2nd, Glier's performance on WFUV's Sunday Breakfast with John Platt aired. Platt names Seth as one of the "new voices of 2011" and calls him a "young prodigy". You can listen to it in the archives here.
More radio coming up! On Sunday, January 9th at 8:00 PM Seth will perform on WXPN's World Cafe with Gene Shay, showcasing tunes from The Next Right Thing and chatting with the host.
Seth is always willing to make time for radio, please contact Marvin Miller to set up an in-studio or phoner.
Gearing up for the relase of Seth Glier's sophomore record, we created a free download widget featuring "Lauralee" one of the focus tracks on the album. This new technology as been really effective in fan acquisition for Seth, as well as a great tool to help expand his exposure on the vast internet. Here's the widget, please feel free to click on the share button (bottom, middle) and share this widget out on your web assets or copy the embed code right from the widget and share it wherever!
Social make-over! We recently unveiled the newly re-designed SethGlier.com and Facebook, Twitter & Youtube skins. Featuring the eye-catching imagery from The Next Right Thing album package. Photos by Tom Moore, art by Spit+Image.
The Next Right Thing Webisode Series. Seth, being the multi-tasking talent that he is, shot & edited 6 webisodes about the making of this new album and has been sharing them with his fans via his newsletters. 5 out of the 6 are up on his Youtube channel with the 6th one for the song "I Don't Need You" (featuring Edwin McCain) premieres on release day January 11th. Each video is accompanied by a little personal note fro, Seth about the tune.
View the first webisode below for the track "Lauralee"