Celebrated Singer-Songwriter Laura Cheadle Radiates As She Releases Title Track To Her Forthcoming Album – The Traveler Guitar-Endorsed Artist To Unveil “Shine This Lifetime” To “Spread Contagious Joy Amidst Even The Darkest Times”
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Critically-acclaimed, pop/soul singer-songwriter Laura Cheadle, who has been lauded for creating “real music that you can feel in your heart [and] lyrics that speak to your soul” (Unrated Magazine), has revealed details for the title track from her forthcoming album Shine This Lifetime (Spring 2021). “Shine This Lifetime” is available on all DSPs and its infectious accompanying video is available at:
According to Cheadle, both the song and video were created to spread “contagious joy” and remind others that “they can shine past anything that stops them.”
Written during the Pandemic, Cheadle says that it was important to her to remind herself – and others – that there is always hope, even in the darkest times. That’s why the title track, and entire record, effuse a radiant, upbeat vibe that the artist describes as, at times, “modern disco with powerful vocals.” For this song, in particular, she wanted an organic feel to the music, which is why she used real instrumentation performed by herself and her father James Cheadle, who was once an active player in the Philadelphia International scene (James has worked with everyone from Jerry Ross for Jerry Butler, Harold Melvin, The Blue Notes and The O’Jays to DJ Jazzy Jeff, Don Cornell, The Four Aces, Grover Washington Jr. and The Soul Survivors). Her father also produced and engineered the single at the family’s N.J. recording studio, as well as the rest of the forthcoming album.
Shine This Lifetime will be Cheadle’s sixth studio album. She recently became an Endorsed Artist for Traveler Guitar (home to such artists as Zac Brown, Aerosmith’s Tom Hamilton, Shinedown’s Eric Bass, and more) and has shared the stage with such esteemed bands and performers as The Jonas Brothers, Sister Hazel, Spin Doctors, Ryan Cabrera, Kasim Sulton, Terrence Simien, Garland Jeffreys, John Oates/Hall and Oates, Average White Band, Clarence Clemons III for Bruce Springsteen’s After Party and Constantine Maraoulis of American Idol.