Tim Tibbitts

Tim Tibbitts

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2006 Male Performer of the Year-Toronto Independent Music Awards

Biography

What a difference a year makes. Since releasing Portraits independently in 2005 Tim Tibbitts has seen his popularity grow in leaps and bounds. He's toured both Canada and the USA including The James Brown Festival in Augusta Georgia with James Brown himself, received more great press from all over the world than one would care to read including a glowing review from Gregory R. McGuire of the Globe and Mail, had the cd signed for re-release in Canada by award winning indie label Nevada/Koch and now has been named Best Male Performer at the 2006 Toronto Independent Music Awards. Not a bad year by anyones standards in the indie world. Throw in radio play in more than 20 countries and you have 2006 in a nutshell for Tim Tibbitts.

Portraits, which was re-released on Jan 31st 2007, features some of the best talent Canada has to offer including, Noel Webb (Skydiggers) on drums and Attila Toth (Shane Phillips)on bass. Added to this mix is the incomparable Justin Abedin (JackSoul, Simon Wilcox,Canadian Idol ) on electric guitar and Ron Lopata (JackSoul, Ashley MacIssac) on keyboards. Together they have created a sonically unsurpassed independent release produced by Tibbitts, Webb and Steve Hamilton that has proven to turn heads.

High points include:
-Signed a licensing and distribution deal with Canadian label Nevada Entertainment/Koch Entertainment. Koch has been voted the ..1 Independent distributor in North America 6 times in the last 7 years.
-Portraits has been added to rotation in 22 countries around the world on more than 300 radio stations.
-He was named one of the top 5 artists of the year for 2005 on Soundclick.com.
-The album debuted in Belgium at #45 on the top 100 played cd's in August 2005.
-Had 4 songs off Portraits selected for the producers pool to be used in this and next seasons episodes of Dog the Bounty Hunter on A&E.
-Time Has Come was selected as the opening credit sequence song for the independent feature film I Love That Effin Zippy produced by Words Allow Motion.
-5 Songs off Portraits have been selected for use in the independent feature film Four Aces by Lynnvander Productions including the final credits featuring the single "Beautiful Girls".
-Was named one of the Top 5 best live artists by the writers of MyLive online from LaCrosse Wisconsin.
-Time Has Come was released to Major Market Commercial radio in Canada on January 23, 2006.
-The follow-up single "All My Life" was serviced April 3, 2006 by Gerry Young of Current Management followed by the first single release for Nevada/Koch in August of 2006 You Got Me which went to both Hot AC and Country markets.
-currently at radio is the single "Beautiful Girls".
-Completed 2 successful tours of the USA including 2 days at the inaugural James Brown Music Festival in Augusta Georgia in May 2006 and has been invited to return to Georgia this June to perform again at the festival.
-A new Canadian tour was completed in April 2007 to promote the rerelease of Portraits on Jan 31st 2007.

Only more can be in store for Tim Tibbitts just over the horizon. A critically acclaimed album on a reputable label and constant touring should bring an even bigger following of fans that still know what it means to appreciate and love music for what its supposed to be: passionate, beautiful, stunning and with every bit of heart and soul one man can muster.

Tim Tibbitts plays Elixir Strings exclusively!

For booking inquiries contact Todd Arkell at Cool Planet Entertainment
todd@coolplanet.ca
(416) 888-1515
31 Bittersweet St. Markham ON Canada L6B 1K1

For information contact: Gerry Young, Current Management
262 St. Clair Avenue East Toronto ON Canada M4T 1P2. 416 932 8281

Contact Tim or to purchase your copy of Portraits visit: www.timtibbitts.com or tim@timtibbitts.com

Lyrics

Time Has Come

Written By: T.Tibbitts

Time Has Come

I’m wide awake up real late alone again
Familiar state my guitar’s my only friend
I’m seeing the same things I see every night at this time
And I can’t wait for my life to realign

I know well that you can tell
You’re all I ever wanted you’re all I need as well
I know well you can tell

I wish my life would start moving forward now
Cuts like a knife this feeling of standing around
All of the pieces have fallen in place for us here
I feel like I can stop living with this fear

The time has come for the waiting to end
The time has come for the journey to begin
The time has come for the past to disappear
The time has come it is here

You Got Me

Written By: T. Tibbitts

You Got Me

I'm numb, I'm unfeeling
I can't quite understand why you would treat me this way
I'm dumb but I'm dealing
with all of the pain that you throw at me from day to day

You gave me your love and then you took it back
and it felt like a knife had been shoved in my back
Why can't I understand all the things that I lack
that would make you love me

You take pain
What do you got?
You add anger
What do you got?
Include loneliness
What do you got?
You got me
You got me
You got me
You got me

I'm mad and I'm jaded
so many things I can offer you that he can't give
I'm sad that love faded
And now I'm just wondering why I continue to live

Discography

Portraits-2006 TTM/Nevada/Koch

Set List

The song list varies from venue to venue depending on the length of the show and the requirements of the venue.
Original set includes:
Beautiful Girls
Time Has Come
You Got Me
She Is Not Alone
Turning Around
No One Knows
Beauty
Blink Of An Eye
Tell Me
All My Life
Tonight
On The Radio
Why?
Prettiest Girl I Know
Guardian Angel
Monica

Over 200 covers of all genres from modern radio hits(Maroon 5, John Mayer, James Blunt, Gavin Degraw) to 60's balladeers(James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel) to obscure treasures( Ani Difranco, Jeff Buckley) or pop superhits (Marvin Gaye, Bee Gees, Kiss). Will suit sets to the room and the style of show.