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GRAMMY ® Nominee Matthew West Announces Spring Leg of “The Story of Your Life” Tour, “An Evening of Stories & Songs with Matthew West”

“My Own Little World” Continues Top 10 Stay at Radio




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NEWS SOURCE: The M Collective
January 20, 2011

Nashville, Tenn. January, 20 2011… After a successful launch in the fall of 2010, Matthew West is announcing the continuation of “The Story of Your Life” tour with opener Josh Wilson. “An Evening of Stories & Songs with Matthew West” provides an moving concert experience as West brings to life the very stories that inspired the songs on The Story of Your Life album. “What I want is to invite the audience, every single night, to embark on the journey of discovering the power in all of our stories and realizing that their life is a story worth telling,” adds West. The shared songs and stories will be from his latest album inspired by 10,000 stories he received from every state in the U.S. and 20 countries internationally. The tour kicks off in mid-February on the west coast and will continue to hit select markets in the Midwest and east throughout March and into early April.

“No one can capture the true nature of the human experience as Mathew West did on his new project, The Story Of Your Life,” explains John Huie, Creative Artists Agency Agent. “He captured the soul of the very issues that he came face to face with during his time in the cabin writing this album. And this tour brings all of that to life. The journey that Matthew takes people on during the concert connects at a deeper level than your normal concert experience and is changing lives in each city he visits.”

To see the tour announcement from West, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jt_Wd1-1K0. A full list of tour dates are below, all dates subject to change, please visit www.matthewwest.com for the must up to date information.

Since its release to radio in July, “My Own Little World” has continued to receive strong airplay at radio. The song is currently top 10 at AC Monitored. The Story of Your Life’s strong album sales continue, raking in over 67,000 units since its debut in October, 98% ahead of West’s previous release of Something to Say.

More information on Matthew West:
GRAMMY ® nominated singer/songwriter Matthew West’s discography includes acclaimed releases: Happy (2003), History (2005) and Something to Say (2008). His latest album, The Story of Your Life, was inspired by 10,000 stories from every state in the U.S. and 20 countries. The album released on October 5, 2010, and garnered attention from CNN Online, Fox News, Billboard Magazine, Country Weekly, American Songwriter and more. The Story of Your Life gave West the largest street week debut of his career selling over 10,000 units the first week landing at No. 3 on Christian Soundscan, and No. 41 on the Billboard Top 200. His songwriting credits include Rascal Flatts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Diamond Rio and more.

For more info on Matthew West, visit the JFH Artists Database.

 

 

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