Jon Mullane is an internationally acclaimed rock singer/songwriter with a passion for excellence and a power to inspire. His albums have been released to accolades in North America, Europe, and Asia. His music has been featured in numerous commercials and television shows, he has released several charting radio singles, and has an extensive list of concert appearances. His recent single, the touching power ballad The One That Got Away from his album Shift, is a charted top 40 hit in Canada and has made a strong emotional connection with listeners & fans.The song was also recently featured in an episode of ABC's “The Lying Game” and CBS’s “The Young and the Restless”.
In an era where commercial radio play and chart success is dominated by major label artists, Jon’s success in this domain is a reflection of his ability to write songs that connect with listeners - songs that mirror the emotions of the human condition intertwined with timeless and inspirational themes, positive messages, and observations of modern culture.
And as his story continues to unfold, Jon's success as a radio charting artist keeps moving forward with his newest single, My New American Girl, a fun, playful super catchy pop song that has broken into the top 40 on the Billboard Hot AC Indicator at #32 chart in the US. MNAG was also featured on CBS' The Young & The Restless and nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media award. The song is the first single from his new album, Shine, set for International release in 2014 and features a diverse range of rock/pop songs with undeniable hooks, epic ballads and meaningful lyrics. Jon’s most recent US tour was highlighted by his three nominations at the 2013 LA Music Awards, a nomination for Pop song of The Year at the 2013 Hollywood Music in Media Awards for ‘Born Beautiful’ and being awarded Rock CD/Album of the Year at The International Music and Entertainment Awards for the album Shine.
Shift was released in Canada through Flying Disc Records and in Europe through UK label Escape Music in 2010. The album builds upon the genre-defying diversity Jon has always brought to his music. Recorded in Halifax and Toronto with producer and co-writer Creighton Doane, Shift features 10 tracks of energetic rock with infectious hooks, including the remixed CHR/Dance version of Jon's hit single Make You Move.
"Mullane's songs have a mass appeal, not just in North America but globally...”
Bob Mersereau, Telegraph Journal
In 2008, Jon’s song Make You Move was chosen by NBC TV for their Summer Olympic promo commercials. The tune brought Jon’s sound to North America in a big way. It achieved multi-format chart success and garnered extensive radio airplay. In 2009, Make You Move was nominated for Single of the Year at the East Coast Music Awards.
“Shift continued where my last album, The Source, left off – a shift in momentum, a shift in direction, and a shift in energy”, says Jon. "Now it's time to Shine"
Released through Universal Canada in 2007, Jon’s ‘renaissance debut’ The Source , produced by Haywire’s David Rashed, found success internationally through Jon’s following in Europe and Asia as well as in North America. The power pop single, Go The Distance garnered extensive radio play in Canada and hit the number one position on the iconic U.S. music industry publication Cashbox on their Indie Rock chart. The album also received a 4 ½ star review from the magazine.
Having lost both parents while still very young, then overcoming a potentially career-ending case of tinnitus, Jon Mullane has laid everything on the line for his career. Whether it's his fascination with UFOs (hence, the name-source of his own Flying Disc Records), his status as a former tennis pro, his degree in psychology or even his venturing towards law school – before being wisely put back on the music path by those who recognized his emerging talent, it's the music that mattered most. For Jon Mullane, music IS life.
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