BlackPerl

BlackPerl

 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BandRockSoul

BlackPerl is one hot rock, neo soul band. This band offers a very live and engaing performance and will dazzle and excite with it original and works. BlackPerl Band Chosen from Thousands for a National Debut Campaign 2008-08-10By Lewis Agency, LLC

Biography

BlackPerl is a 7-piece rock soul band based in Atlanta, Georgia. BlackPerl has been in existence for 12 years, opening for the athletes at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and since playing and writing original music in Atlanta, New York and throughout the southeast. An originals band, self-contained with high, live energy performances. The band members are: Barrett Bryant, lead vocals, songwriter and co-arranger. Arthur Turner, keys, co-songwriter-/arranger; Nicholas Williams, Sr., dummer, co-songwriter; Jermaine Rand, lead guitar; Billy Odum, lead & acoustic guitar, Ted Stevens, bass guitar. Having been reared in the church, most of these members are gospel-based musicians and performers. "We added rock to the mix. Our influences speak volumes. If Prince, Otis Redding and Donnie Hathaway are in you whole, then i don't think you can get it wrong." Says Bryant, "I write from life experiences and what I imagine to exciting and moving experiences, not always happy and not verbose. I truly want to tell the story." Nothing is off limits with this band. So the art of BlackPerl's music is telling the story on record and on the live stage. Those would be BlackPerl's strongest suits. BlackPerl has had the pleasure and coveted opportunity to play some great stages in its tenue, from multiple dates at New York City's famed Bitter End, Armed Forces Entertainment, The Seattle Rock Soul Music Festival, Earth Link Live, Best Buy Amphitheatre, Atlanta's world renowned Music Midtown Festival, The Cotton Club (multiple dates), Atlanta's The Tabernacle, Coca Cola's Roxy Theatre to The Montreux Atlanta Music Festival (multiple dates) and many college venues to date. "It's certainly been a blessing and we look forward to doing so much more, sharing much more music with all and experiencing many great opportunities... There's nothing like a BlackPerl experience and performance! All of the emotion and intimacy is uncontrolled and in your face. BlackPerlCares and Supports Our Troops. Bryant, the lead singer of BlackPerl is also an Officer in the U.S. Military, juggling duty to country and commitment to music. This site will feature our new tracks from our upcoming album, soon to be released later this year. Enjoy!
2008-08-10By Lewis Agency, LLC

Rock Your Fashion Campaign Features Barrett Bryant & the BlackPerl Band.

For_Immediate_Release:

The Rock Your Fashion real music series will sponsor an introductory media debut of BlackPerl, an independent rock-soul band. The Atlanta-based group has been selected to be featured in conjunction with the Real Music Series Editorial Review which takes place throughout the fall of 2008.

As with several other music features in the Rock Your Fashion campaigns, BlackPerl will be introduced to music & entertainment media outlets as well as consumers through a series of viral, digital, and broadcast advertisements in select U.S. markets. The campaign is slated to be viewed by audiences numbering over Eighty Five Thousand.

BlackPerl is made up of lead singer Barrett Bryant and members to include: Arthur Turner, Jermaine Rand, Nicholas Williams, Sr., Billy Odum, and Ted Stevens. BlackPerl united in July 1996 and would soon begin making music influencedby Stevie Wonder, charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix, Sting, and Pearl Jam.

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Lyrics

Focus

Written By: Jermaine Rand, BlackPerl Band

Dreams they fade but memories last, staring through a tinted class,
stay awake be there at last at the end of this winding path.
I can't see in front of me, she came a long and shook tree, it came to an end so suddenly, eyes wide open why can't I see? Take me to another place, somewhere I can breathe, somewhere I can see.

The rush of life broke my dayze,
I was still trapped in a maze, time caved in like a big black circle, it made me realize I was out of focus.
I can't see in front of me, she came along and shook my tree, I didn't know it was beyond my reach, I'm holding on to something I can keep.
Take me to another place, somewhere I can keep, somewhere I can see.

Somebody save me, save me.
Somebody save me, save me
Save me, save me, save me now.
Somebody save me,
Oh, save me, save me.
Somebody save me,
save me, save me now.

Crave

Written By: Barrett Bryant, Arthur Turner

Oh, your spell, your spell has decended on me. Like a spider's web, your power wraps around me.
I'm like an open target baby, been waiting for a love just like yours.
Oh, want your sneak up on me, surgar and take me from this world I know.

I crave you
I crave your like
a creature needing water
I crave your like
my body needs your sweet touch
I crave you like
you make me lose control
I crave you, I crave you.

Say you love me, baby
you want know one but only me
Say you need me, surgar
Oh, now baby please don't leave.
You know you've got me in a dayze,
It's a feeling that I can't deny
You know I love your crazy ways
and your kisses, yes they drive me whild, yeah.

I crave you
I crave your like
a creature needing water
I crave your like
my body needs your sweet touch
I crave you like
you make me lose control
I crave you, I crave you.

I

Crave

Written By: Barrett Bryant, Arthur Turner

Oh, your spell, your spell has decended on me. Like a spider's web, your power wraps around me.
I'm like an open target baby, been waiting for a love just like yours.
Oh, want your sneak up on me, surgar and take me from this world I know.

I crave you
I crave your like
a creature needing water
I crave your like
my body needs your sweet touch
I crave you like
you make me lose control
I crave you, I crave you.

Say you love me, baby
you want know one but only me
Say you need me, sugar
Oh, now baby please don't leave.
You know you've got me in a dayze,
It's a feeling that I can't deny
You know I love your crazy ways
and your kisses, yes they drive me whild, yeah.

I crave you
I crave your like
a creature needing water
I crave your like
my body needs your sweet touch
I crave you like
you make me lose control
I crave you, I crave you.

Shout section..

Solo
I crave you
I crave your like
a creature needing water
I crave your like
my body needs your sweet touch
I crave you like
you make me lose control
I crave you, I crave you.

Discography

Crave

Set List

Disgusted Matthews
Need to Know
Wasted Day
Too Much
Infatuation No. 9
Crave
Caged
Nothing Much
Voodoo Child
She's Got A Way
Hey Joe
Focus