Soul/ R&B singer Noel Gourdin (Gor-Deen) will release his sophomore album âFresh: The Definitionâ on April 12, 2011 via E1 Entertainment. The set is lead by the soul-stirring first single âBeautiful,â a guide to chivalry for men by detailing the proper way they should cater to a lady – not a boo. The track recently jumped to No. 22 on the Urban AC charts.
âThis time around the implementation of live instruments such as strings, horns, bass, guitar, and grand piano offer a more genuine feel for my style of music,â says Gourdin regarding the new project. âThe refreshing blend of live instrumentation, organic production, and lyrical content is reminiscent of classic old soul yet relatable to current music and lyrics, and will hopefully have my fans as excited as I am about this album.â
âFresh: The Definitionâ is the follow up to Gourdinâs debut effort âAfter My Time,â released via Epic Records and boasted the hit single âThe River.â Now with a new label that feels like home, The R&B crooner is excited to express his new creation to fans.
âBeing signed to Columbia/Epic was an experience in itself, but since becoming a part of the Mass Appeal family, I have discovered what it means to be happy and enthusiastic about music again,â says Gourdin. âBeing at a label where you are free to express yourself creatively makes the project and experience that much more meaningful.â
Gourdin adds: âThis process has rejuvenated me as an artist in this industry and it is evident in the music.â