HERE COMES THE BRIDAL CD.Byline: - Fred Shuster
June is traditionally the month to be merry - and get married.
In the spirit of union comes a new CD compilation CD Compilation is an independently released CD. It is the 10th issue of A Day In The Air zine. The CD includes a zine companion and a patch. The packaging was completely DIY and there were five hundred CDs released. This was the first A Day In The Air zine to contain a CD. that collects the most popular wedding songs of all time.
You already know some of these tunes - ``Promises Ain't Enough'' by Hall & Oates, ``A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)'' by Peabo Bryson Peabo Bryson (born Robert Peabo Bryson on April 13, 1951) is an American R&B and soul singer, born in Greenville, South Carolina. He is well known for singing soft-rock ballads, often as a duo with female singers, and his contribution to several Disney animated feature with Regina Belle, ``Endless Love'' by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie, ``I Pledge My Love'' by Peaches & Herb, and ``Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me'' by Gladys Knight Gladys Maria Knight (born May 28, 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an American R&B/soul singer, actress and author. She is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s, for both the Motown and Buddah Records labels, with her group Gladys Knight & the Pips, the most & the Pips.
Bookending the 15-track disc, titled ``The Wedding Album'' (Columbia), are the two most familiar pieces of traditional wedding music: the ``Bridal Chorus'' from Richard Wagner's ``Lohengrin'' and the ``Wedding March'' from Felix Mendelssohn's ``A Midsummer Night's Dream A Midsummer Night's Dream is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare written sometime in the 1590s. It portrays the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors, their interactions with the Duke and Duchess of Athens, Theseus and Hippolyta, and ,'' Op. 61.
The making of the album was a group effort, said Dave Santaniello, vice president of special marketing at Columbia Records For the Columbia Records label which was a unit of EMI, see .
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The initial list of songs was compiled by Santaniello's assistant, Lauri Pearson, who came up with the titles from memory after having spent several years in radio.
``She knew the songs from the number of on-air requests they received,'' Santaniello said.
``The Wedding Album'' is being marketed with Modern Bride magazine, the nation's top wedding mag. In fact, 350,000 copies of the August/September issue will contain a sampler sampler, sample piece of needlework or embroidery, of silk, cotton, or worsted, for the preservation of some pattern or as an example of the ability of a child or a beginner. In museums and private collections there are samplers dating from as early as 1643. featuring spoken word from Pearson and samples of romantic songs from some of Columbia's new artists, including Chantal Kreviazuk and Bic Runga.
``Choosing the music you'll hear at your wedding and your reception is surely one of the most personal wedding-planning decisions of all,'' said Stacy Morrison, editor of Modern Bride.
But where's Celine Dion's ``My Heart Will Go On,'' the international smash that just may be this summer's most popular wedding song?
Santaniello said ``The Wedding Album'' was being created six months ago, just as the blockbuster block·bust·er
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3. ``Titanic'' was taking off, so it was too soon to include Dion's song.
``We'd like to do this on a yearly basis,'' Santaniello said, adding that next year's package would probably include the ``Titanic'' love theme.
Photo: (1--2) ``I Pledge My Love,'' by Peaches & Herb, is one of the oft-requested songs collected on ``The Wedding Album,'' presented by Modern Bride magazine.