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“Live Your Life” By Coast 2 Coast Feat. The Fantastic Gems Is Selected for ‘On Peace Street'

“Live Your Life” by Coast 2 Coast feat. The Fantastic Gems Is selected For BWH Music Group’s ‘On Peace Street,’ A Compilation Album Featuring Emerging and Exceptional Independent Artists And Songwriters Sharing Songs About Peace and Social Justice.

(Charlotte, North Carolina)

About “Live Your Life” by Coast 2 Coast feat. The Fantastic Gems

"Live Your Life" is an inspirational song about being brave and believing in yourself. The song also encourages people to live a life based on truth and light.

“Live Your Life” was an international collaboration. It was written by Greek guitarist Vassilis "Blue" Sotiriou and Coast 2 Coast vocalist Robert Finney. Produced by Sotiriou and Coast 2 Coast, “Live Your Life” is performed by Finney and Morris Rocky Whitaker.

The performers on the song include: Vassilis “Blue” Sotiriou on lead guitar; Lazaror Lazaridis on bass guitar; George Tzoukas on piano and keyboards; Stelios Tsompandis on drums; Yannis Oikonomdis on trumpet and Flugehorn; and Alkis Kariznis on tenor and barition sax.

“I see people trying to create a new world, standing on dreams, trying to believe something honest pure and real. Live your life, find yourself in the light, you can make your way sunny and bright. The truth lies deep inside, walk by faith and not by sight. Believe in yourself, be brave and don't be scared." - The Fantastic Gems


About Coast 2 Coast

Back in 1968, at Eastside High School in Paterson, New Jersey, a music group called The Fantastic Gems was born. After graduation, the talented musicians went off to college, the military, and new careers. Years later, two of the original members reformed in Washington D.C. as "Coast 2 Coast" and began recording and performing from 1986 to 1990. 

In 2016, The Fantastic Gems got back together to fulfill a promise they made to each other when they were young students in New Jersey. The result of their reunion was the release of The New Old Skool. The project took three years from conception to completion and was released June 2019. 

The album is a tribute to their musical roots, and was made in recognition of the community who encouraged, supported and shaped their musical spirit. The New Old Skool features 11 great songs that fans of R&B, Gospel, Pop, and Jazz will love. 

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About BWH Music Group

BWH Music Group works with today's best emerging independent artists to achieve common goals in sound and artist promotions offering Recording Services, Compilation Releases, Music Public Relations, and National Indie Radio. A sought-after post-production studio for independent artists, "BWH Music Group has become synonymous with hosting some of the biggest and brightest young stars on their roster."- GasHouse Radio.


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