RICHIE MELODY

RICHIE MELODY

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RICHIE MELODY IS A DYNAMIC REGGAE SINGER AND PERFORMER. HE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS LOVER'S ROCK AND CONSCIOUS ROOTS VIBES. RICHIE MELODY ALWAYS LEAVES HIS AUDIENCE WANTING MORE!

Biography

RICHIE MELODY WAS BORN JANUARY, 1973 IN LUCEA, HANOVER JAMAICA AND GIVEN THE BIRTH NAME JAMES E. BROWN. WITH HIS BIRTH NAME IT SEEMS AS THOUGH HE WAS DESTINED FOR MUSIC GREATNESS. RICHIE HAS ALWAYS BEEN INTERESTED IN MUSIC. BY THE AGE OF 12 RICHIE WAS PERFORMING IN SCHOOL AND CHURCH CONCERTS AND WRITING HIS OWN SONGS. HE ALSO LEARNED TO PLAY MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING THE KEYBOARD, BASS, AND DRUMS.

RICHIE MELODY IS ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING PERFORMERS TO TAKE CENTER STAGE. HIS RANGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING FROM SMOOTH REGGAE, LOVER'S ROCK, CONSCIOUS REGGAE, ROOTS TO COVERING POPULAR R&B, AND POP MUSIC. IN ADDITION RICHIE IS ALSO A SKILLFUL SONGWRITER AND RECENTLY LAUNCHED HIS PRODUCTION COMPANY NAMED MELODY PRODUCTIONS AND PUBLISHING COMPANY MELODY MUSIC 4 U PUBLISHING (VISIT WWW.MYSPACE.COM/RICHIEMELODY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PRODUCTION PROJECTS).

RICHIE HAS HAD 2 ALBUMS DISTRIBUTED IN GERMANY BY MAMA RECORDS PRODUCTION. 1999-FALL BY THE RIVER OF BABYLON, 2004-VISION OF LOVE FEATURING THE HIT "DROP TOP" WITH CRAZY NAKA. RICHIE MOVED TO NEGRIL (JAMAICA) IN 2003 WHERE HE HAS BEEN A FEATURED ARTIST PERFORMING AT THE WORLD FAMOUS ALFRED'S, LONG BEACH, AND BOURBON BEACH. IN 2006 RICHIE RELEASED “I GOT LOVE FOR YOU” WHICH IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT CDBABY.COM AND MANY MUSIC DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION SITES INCLUDING RHAPSODY, I-TUNES, AND NAPSTER. RICHIE IS CURRENTLY WORKING ON HIS NEXT CD “BURN THEM DOWN” WHICH WILL BE RELEASED 2007. IN ADDITION RICHIE AND MELODY PRODUCTIONS PLANS TO RELEASE A GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL CD WHICH WILL FEATURE A VARIETY OF RELIGIOUS/INSPIRATIONAL MUSIC AND A MIXED DANCEHALL/REGGAE CD WITH COLLABORATIONS WITH NEW AND MAJOR ARTISTS.

RICHIE MELODY HAS PLANS TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY PROMOTING HIS MUSIC TO THE WORLD. RICHIE IS AVAILABLE AND CURRENTLY BOOKING PERFORMANCE DATES SO LOOK FOR HIM ON STAGE AT YOUR FAVORITE REGGAE FESTIVAL. RICHIE WAS RECENTLY ASKED IN AN INTERVIEW, "WHAT DO YOU PLAN TO BE DOING IN THE FUTURE"? RICHIE RESPONDED, "I AM GOING TO BE A STAR"! WITH RICHIE'S DETERMINATION AND TALENT HE IS WELL ON HIS WAY TO BECOMING THE NEXT REGGAE STAR OUT OF JAMAICA AND FULFILLING HIS DREAM-"MAKING THE TYPE OF MUSIC THAT UNITES AND BRINGS PEOPLE OF ALL CULTURES AND AGES TOGETHER.

Discography

1999-FALL BY THE RIVER OF BABYLON
2004-VISION OF LOVE FEATURING "DROP TOP" WITH CRAZY NAKA
2006-I GOT LOVE FOR YOU available @ WWW.CDBABY.COM/RICHIEMELODY
2007-"I LIKE THAT"-COLLABORATION WITH JAMO/TO BE RELEASED ON BLACKROSE PROJECTS LABEL-UK COMPILATION CD "PURPOSE RIDDEM"
2007 "BURN THEM DOWN" NEW RELEASE BY OWN INDEPENDENT LABEL-MELODY PRODUCTIONS.
2007/2008-PRODUCTION PROJECTS:
* MELODY PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS GOSPEL EXPLOSION 2008
*DANCEHALL/REGGAE CD-MELODY PRODUCTIONS "IRIE RIDDEM"
ADDITIONAL TRACKS CAN BE HEARD AT THE FOLLOWING SITES:
www.richiemelody.com
www.myspace.com/richiemelodytunes
www.myspace.com/richiemelody

Richie Melody has radio airplay in the US, UK, Jamaica and numerous internet radio sites.

Set List

RICHIE MELODY PERFORMS HIS OWN ORIGINAL SONGS.

IN ADDITION RICHIE COVERS CLASSICS FROM MANY DIFFERENT ARTISTS AND MUSIC GENRES. FAVORITES HAVE INCLUDED BOB MARLEY, DENNIS BROWN, SANCHEZ, MICHAEL JACKSON, BRIAN MCKNIGHT, AND MICHAEL BOLTON.

SETS ARE USUALLY ANYWHERE FROM 30 MINUTES TO 2 HOURS DEPENDING ON VENUE WITH APPROPRIATE BREAKS.