After the success of his debut album Rough Around The Edges, the much anticipated new album from Rob Wilson is finally here! The Real Deal is the album title & it's also a good description of what you can expect to hear from this great award winning singer/songwriter.
The self produced album consists of 12 original songs written/co-written by Rob & was recorded in his own recording studio, “Longhorn Studio”. The album is Country, through & through & showcases his stunning yet extremely easy listening vocal range & ability to mix contemporary & traditional Country styles & make it work!
The first single is the self-penned title track, which tells of Rob's love of Country Music & shows exactly where he is coming from these days. This catchy mainstream Country song is the 1st of many great radio songs on this new album and, if the feedback from his fans so far is anything to go by, is bound to win over the hearts of all romantic country radio listeners around.
Since the release of Rough Around The Edges in 2003, Rob has received plenty of attention throughout Australia, New Zealand, Europe & USA; with the singles off the album all becoming Top 20 hits, earning Rob plenty of Award wins & finalist berths throughout the industry & proving highly popular with Country Music fans worldwide.
The winner of the prestigious Coopers Golden Saddle Award, Rob is regarded by fans & fellow artists as one of the best Male Country Singer/Songwriters in Australia. Well known for giving 100% to every performance he makes, he is very popular with Country Music followers wherever he performs & is always a crowd favourite at venues, festivals & rodeos nationwide. With influences such as Alan Jackson, George Strait, Merle Haggard & George Jones, his versatile shows include a wide range of Classic & Modern Country favourites able to please all tastes & ages as well as his originals.
Rob is based in the Hunter Valley, NSW & together with Lisa White & Alby Pool, is the co-host of the popular weekly live Country Music show “The Horseshoe Bend Roundup”, now in it’s 6th year.
Rob & his band are highly recognisable on the road c/o his tour bus, a 40-foot Denning coach that he has converted into a fully self-contained motorhome. The bus not only acts as transport/accommodation for Rob & his team of highly professional musicians but also helps promote his shows via the impressive sign writing on it’s exterior.
Rob’s Longhorn Studio is fast gaining a reputation for producing some of the best Country recordings around, having recorded albums for Scott McCallister & Alby Pool as well as his own albums. His vocal harmony skills are also in high demand throughout the Industry & feature on many recordings for artists such as Felicity Urquhart, Bill Chambers, Neville Anderson, Sandra Humphries & Alby Pool.
With the release of the new album, along with a promotional tour of the USA, 2007 is shaping up to be another defining year in Rob Wilson’s career with his new songs destined to continue his increasing popularity & success.
Rob’s music is distributed by One Stop Entertainment & is available at all good music stores throughout Australia as well as online via his website.
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