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Gold Rush

by Ike Moriz

Melodic, smooth, yet gritty, Bowie-esque and catchy rock, blues & pop alternative from Cape Town via London and Berlin. Eighteen albums and counting by South Africa's No.1
Genre: Rock: Adult Contemporary
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1. Lawless
3:11 $1.29
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2. Wishful
3:04 $1.29
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3. Gold Rush
4:06 $1.29
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4. Heroes in Red
3:07 $1.29
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5. Dollar Bill Persistence Resistance
2:21 $1.29
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6. Riding on the Storm
4:20 $1.29
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7. Golden Years
3:49 album only
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8. Forgotten
3:44 $1.29
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9. You're Always Late
4:12 $1.29
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10. No Matter What You Do
3:36 $1.29
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11. On Our Way (Remix)
2:57 $1.29
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Mosquito Records London (PTY) Ltd proudly presents: IKE MORIZ: GOLD RUSH (CD)

The 18th studio album release by South Africa’s No.1 vocal sensation and songwriter Ike Moriz sees him returning to his early career British rock and Brit-pop influences: Besides 10 fresh new Moriz compositions, this 11 track CD also contains a cover of David Bowie’s 70s hit “Golden Years”. The legendary singer repeatedly voted Ike’s early original works (Still, Mirrors and Shade, You Could) as top songs on his website.

The album was recorded at SAMA award nominated Paris Studios in Cape Town. SA music scene veteran and SAMA award winner David Ledbetter as well as chart topper Greg Schoeman of The Sunshines fame joined Ike on lead and rhythm guitars. Supported by up and coming musical talent Jethro Chiddy on drums, the album bursts with enthusiasm, energy and instantly addictive melodies and themes. There is a sense of urgency, hope and anger that flows like a red thread throughout the songs reflecting an artist’s life in the young and politically tumultuous democracy of South Africa.

After returning from last year’s sold out “Love Swings Tour 2016” Moriz will also support this album with a tour: From early July to late September 2017 Ike is bringing the highly anticipated “GOLD RUSH TOUR” to audiences in Germany (German tour website: www.ikemoriz.de) with over a dozen concerts from Hamburg to Berlin during the South African winter. It is an exciting time for the artist as well as his audience as he embarks on this journey with a new style breaking away from his popular swing and jazz albums of the past 5 years (Don’t worry, he will still play his popular swing/pop hits too)!

For more information, promo requests or to set up an interview, please contact Madri le Roux (+27(0)824143180 / madri@mosquitorecords.co.za).

Track list:
1. Lawless
2. Wishful
3. Gold Rush
4. Heroes In Red
5. Dollar Bill Persistence Resistance
6. Riding On The Storm
7. Golden years*
8. Forgotten
9. You’re Always Late
10. No Matter What You Do
11. On Our Way
All tracks written and composed by Ike Moriz except track 7 *by David Bowie
(c)2017 Eike Moriz (Mosquito Records London (PTY) Ltd)
www.ikemoriz.com (Album UPC: 191061556336)

Musicians:
Ike Moriz: Vocals, backing vocals, keyboards, bass, acoustic guitar, arrangements, production
David Ledbetter: Guitar
Greg Schoeman: Guitar
Jethro Chiddy: Drums
cover design: Ike Moriz

Distribution: Select Music Distribution in SA
Publishing: Ike Moriz (Mosquito Records London)
Sub – Publishing & administration: Sheer Publishing in SA
Mixed and mastered by Paris Zannos at Paris Studios, Fishhoek, SA.
Recent reviews:

"This cat writes a fine tune" (FHM, SA)
"Huge pop arrangements and songs with giant gold hooks" (Amazon, UK)
"His rock/indie sound is acoustic and edgy (Cosmopolitan, SA)
"Upbeat & uplifting, strong vocals & timeless melodies” (The New Age, SA)
'The Crown Jewel of South Africa' (IAE Magazine, Atlanta, USA)

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