New Jersey Stage

Friday, June 21, 2013

Prominent NJ Musicians Releasing Song to Aid Sandy Victims



To raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, prominent New Jersey performers once again rise to the occasion. The anthemic song, "Restore The Shore", co-written by shore singer/songwriter Lisa Bouchelle, will raise funds for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund, which is chaired by the wife of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (www.sandynjrelieffund.org).

The song, to be released under the name "Lisa Bouchelle & Friends," will be released to radio on June 21st, 2013, the first day of Summer. It will be digitally distributed through iTunes, Amazon, and other leading music outlets, available starting July 2nd, and physical CDs will be available through a dedicated website shortly thereafter. The song was mixed by renowned producer Michael Barbiero, who is noted for his work on the Guns 'N Roses classic album "Appetite For Destruction," as well as releases by John Lennon, Metallica, Counting Crows, Three Doors Down, Maroon 5, and more.

Featured performers include:
Garry Tallent (Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band) - Bass
Jerry Gaskill (King's X) - Drums
Bobby Bandiera (Bon Jovi) - Guitar
Lorenza Ponce (Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Bon Jovi) - Violin
John Popper (Blues Traveler) - Harp
Southside Johnny (Asbury Jukes) - Vocals
Gary US Bonds - Vocals
Glen Burtnik (Styx, The Orchestra) - Vocals
Winston Roye (Soul Asylum) - Vocals
John Easdale (Dramarama) - Vocals
Lisa Bouchelle - Vocals
Jay Siegal (The Tokens of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" fame) – Vocals
Steve Forbert - Vocals
Fiona - Vocals
Christine Martucci - Vocals
Ernie White – Vocals
Lisa Sherman - Vocals
Jimmy Maraventano (Jimmy & the Parrots) - Vocals


Additional vocals by Pat Guadagno, Corey Wagar, Keith Roth, Bob Burger, Lee Mrowicki, and Hal Selzer. Additional guitars by Scott Rednor, Stephen DeAcutis, and a multi-platinum artist who wishes to remain anonymous. "Restore The Shore" c 2013 by Lisa Bouchelle/Bill Frankel. Produced by Stephen DeAcutis. Co-produced by Lisa Bouchelle, Hal B. Selzer, and Michael Waldman. Mixed by Michael Barbiero. Mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound. Distributed by INGrooves/Fontana Distribution.