Legendary Musician Kasim Sulton unveils ‘The Project’
Singer-Songwriter Kasim Sulton is asking his fans to participate in the making of the truly unique cover art of his CD due to be released in early 2011.
New York based Sulton has announced ‘The Project’ which he states will be his “last proper CD”. He is asking fans to submit a photo which will be incorporated into a mosaic portrait of himself on the CD cover. Only the first 1,000 fans that respond will be able to participate in the project. He has posted a link on his website, www.kasimsulton.com where fans can upload a photo for just $50 plus S&H.
The $50 cost includes:
1. Your own copy of the CD, ahead of the stores;
2. An 11 x 17 poster of the cover, with an indication of the location of your picture;
3. Exclusive goodies and music samples throughout the writing and recording process;
4. Entry into a drawing to have Kasim Sulton play * “in your living room.”
*The costs of travel and lodging to anywhere in the Continental U.S. and Europe will be covered. If outside of the Continental U.S. and Europe, we’ll work out the details personally with you.
Kasim has promised plenty of special guests on the CD as well.
A highly coveted sideman, Sulton is recognized and respected the world over as one of the most in-demand musicians in the business. He’s been a featured member of the following acts:
Todd Rundgren and Utopia
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Hall & Oates
The New Cars
The Indigo Girls
Blue Oyster Cult
In addition, Sulton has played and sang on over 120 albums since starting his professional career in 1974. He is credited with writing and singing Utopia's only top 30 hit, "Set Me Free."
In his solo career, Sulton has released 4 albums of his own material starting with the self-titled debut album, Kasim in (1982), followed by a collaborative album with fellow Blackheart Thommy Price titled, Lights On (1986) from which the song "No TV No Phone” was featured in the 1987 film The Allnighter, starring Susanna Hoffs. This offering was followed by The Basement Tapes (1993), Quid Pro Quo (2002), All Sides (2007) and the DVD, Kasim Sulton - Live in Atlanta (2008).
New York has always been home to singer/songwriter Kasim Sulton. He was born in Brooklyn and moved to Staten Island at the age of six where he still lives today.
Critics worldwide have praised Kasim’s talents. Mike O'Cull from ChicagoGigs.com, says: "Kasim is a songwriter of uncommon gifts. I cannot recommend this performer highly enough to anyone who is a fan of pop music or singer/songwriters in general. He was simply one of the best I've ever seen."
For more information about Kasim visit his official website www.KasimSulton.com.
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Singer / Songwriter Kasim Sulton is one of the most sought after musicians in the business. A member of the band Utopia, he has played extensively with Todd Rundgren and Meat Loaf. He has worked with Joan Jett, Hall and Oates, The New Cars and many more!