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Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:00

Video Premiere: "You're My Very Best Friend" by Josh Lovelace (NEEDTOBREATHE)

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“I always knew I wanted to make a record for kids,” says Josh Lovelace (best-known as a member of the GRAMMY-nominated NEEDTOBREATHE), who on November 17 will release his first-ever family music album, Young Folk. With a goal of making the music "folky and accessible, rather than annoying or watered down," Lovelace, a married fellow "Rock Father" of two, has crafted a collection of songs inspired by his love of folk and family music - a love passed down to him from his grandparents, who first shared with him the music of Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie. Later he would discover the works of Sharon, Lois & Bram, and his path to becoming a performer would be set. Today, The Rock Father™ Magazine is happy to premiere the music video for "You're My Very Best Friend," the debut single from Josh Lovelace and Friends. See it below!

About the Song: "“You’re My Very Best Friend” is a fun song that was written for my daughter Margo when she was only a few months old," explains Lovelace. "It describes the kind of friendships I hope she keeps as she gets older. Whether it’s spending the day at the zoo or throwing a ball in the yard, I hope she’ll have friends in her life that are loyal, honest, and who will look out for her as she grows up. My hope for my kids and for anyone who hears this song is that they would become the kind of “best friend” that they would want to have. Rain or shine, let us all be better friends to the world around us, loving people more every day."

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“This record is a love letter to my kids,” he adds. “I hope it's a special thing for them to cherish. When I'm on the road, their dad‘s voice fills the room, even when he’s thousands of miles away. But also, songs have lives of their own, and I’m excited for other people to hear the songs, and maybe adopt them as a part of their family too.” 

Pre-order Young Folk by Josh Lovelace and Friends direct from Josh's website, or get it from iTunes or Amazon.

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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