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Rob Thomas Ready To Rock With âCradlesongâ; Second Solo Album Slated For June 30th;
March 26 2009

Rob Thomas Ready To Rock With âCradlesongâ; Second Solo Album Slated For June 30th;
âHer Diamondsâ Shines As First Single

Emblem/atlantic/warner Music Canada Recording Artist Rob Thomas Has Announced The Forthcoming Release Of His Second Solo Album, Entitled âCradlesong.â Due On June 30Th, The Album Features The First Single, âHer Diamonds,â Which Will Hit Radio And Video Outlets In Mid-April. Once Again Produced By Matt Serletic, âCradlesongâ Is The Eagerly Anticipated Follow-Up To Thomasâ 2005 Solo Debut ââ¦something To Beâ Which Was Certified Platinum In Canada.

âI Like Musical Hybrids,â Says Thomas About The Musical Direction Of The New Album. âLike, 'what Would It Sound Like If We Took Prince's Drummer And Mixed Him With Really Amazing Nashville Players?â I Like To Take Everyone Just Left Of Their Comfort Zone And Record It."

In 2007, Thomas Reunited With His Bandmates In Matchbox Twenty For The Canadian Certified Gold Release Of âExile On Mainstream.â The GroupâS First Album In Five Years, The Set Combined A Retrospective Of Their Greatest Hits With A Six-Track Ep Of New Songs Produced By Steve Lillywhite â Including The Single, âHow Far WeâVe Come.â

Thomas Has Written And Performed A Remarkable String Of Hits, Including Matchbox TwentyâS #1-Charting âPush,â â3Am,â âIf YouâRe Gone,â âBent,â âDisease,â And âUnwell,â Plus Such Favorites As âReal World,â âBack 2 Good,â âMad Season,â And âBright Lights.â His Smash Collaboration With Santana, The Thomas-Penned âSmooth,â Earned Rob Three Grammy Awards And Ranks #1 On BillboardâS âTop Hot 100 Rock Songsâ Chart And #2 On The MagazineâS âHot 100 All-Time Top Songs.â He Has Also Worked With The Likes Of Willie Nelson, Mick Jagger, Marc Anthony, And Bernie Taupin. Combining All Of His Projects, Thomas Has Contributed To Sales Of Some 80 Million Records.

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