April 25, 2012
-- BBQ is a prominent company in the Japanese music market. The company distributes, markets, and promotes music to giant retail stores such as Tower Records, and also small independent record stores throughout Japan. BBQ partners with U.S. based company, Barefoot Distribution. Barefoot supplies BBQ with music from American artist.
This deal marks the second go around for Homemadesoul in the country. The soul crooner called Japan his home for three years back in 2007. During that time, Homemadesoul performed at major festivals, nightclub events and headlined his own concert at Keystone Theater on Kadena AB, Okinawa. Homemadesoul was also able to occasionally work with some of Japan's premiere musicians such as vocalist Brenda Vaughn, pianist Phillip Woo, and guitarist Albert Martin.
The music that will be released, is a collection of Homemadesoul's previously released material, from his first 3 albums. The release will also officially introduce Homemadesoul to mainland Japan which includes metropolitan cities such as Tokyo.