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APRIL 2, 2013
HAPPY SPRING TO EVERYONE. WE ARE HAPPY TO REPORT THAT FRED HAS COMPLETED THE NEW JIMMY WEBB ALBUM, "STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE". E1 RECORDS WILL RELEASE THE ALBUM IN JULY. IT FEATURES GUEST APPEARANCES BY CARLY SIMON, JOE COCKER, KEITH URBAN, CROSBY AND NASH, KRIS KRISTOFFERSON, RUMER, AMY GRANT, ART GARFUNKEL, JUSTIN CURRIE, MARC COHN, ART GARFUNKEL, LYLE LOVETT, THE JORDANAIRES, AMERICA AND BRIAN WILSON.
ALSO BEING RELEASED IN JUNE IS THE DEBUT ALBUM BY CARTER BECKWORTH. CARTER IS AN AUSTIN-BASED SINGER-SONGWRITER WITH ENORMOUS SOUL AND ARTISTRY. CHECK OUT "HUMBLE HEART" ON YOU TUBE.
AT THIS TIME, FRED IS ABOUT HALF COMPLETED ON THE NEW JOHNNY MATHIS CHRISTMAS ALBUM FOR COLUMBIA RECORDS. THIS IS FRED'S 2ND ALBUM WITH JOHNNY AND IT FEATURES DUETS WITH CELINE DION, BILLY JOEL AND VINCE GILL WITH AMY GRANT. ALBUM WILL BE RELEASED IN OCTOBER AND WE ALL HOPE IT WILL BE RECEIVED AS A HOLIDAY CLASSIC.
OCT 15, 2012
FRED IS SO PROUD TO HAVE BEEN A PART OF THE NEW BARBRA STREISAND ALBUM "RELEASE ME". HIS ADDITIONAL PRODUCTION OF "TRY TO WIN A FRIEND" WAS A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AND THE ALBUM RELEASES TOMORROW.
FRED ALSO IS NOW PUTTING THE FINAL TOUCHES ON THE NEW JIMMY WEBB ALBUM FOR E1 AND STARTING THE NEW JOHNNY MATHIS DUETS ALBUM FOR COLUMBIA. HE IS ALSO CLOSING MIXES FOR HIS CANADIAN ARTIST, TENILLE. THE NEW ALBUM IS TO BE RELEASED IN FEBRUARY OF 2013 BY ROYALTY RECORDS.
MAY 18, 2012
TWO EXCITING RELEASES:
AFTER MANY MONTHS OF RECORDING, THE RITA WILSON ALBUM "AM/FM" IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DECCA RECORDS. THE NEW YORK TIMES PRAISED IT, AS WELL AS ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE. IT'S A VERY SPECIAL PROJECT TO FRED AND WE HOPE YOU'LL CHECK IT OUT,
ALSO, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, FRED HAS RELEASED AN ALBUM ON HIS OWN LABEL, KATAMA ROAD RECORDS. "THE MARTHA'S VINEYARD LULLABY ALBUM" IS FRED'S FIRST ALL ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTAL COMPOSITION LULLABY PROJECT. IT IS IN THE SAME SPIRIT AS HIS DISNEY RECORDS LULLABY CDS. THE ALBUM IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES, AMAZON AND CD BABY, AS WELL AS THROUGH THE NEW DEDICATED WEB SITE: marthasvineyardlullabyalbum.com IF YOU ORDER THROUGH THE WEB SITE, FRED WILL AUTOGRAPH AND INSCRIBE THE CD. THERE IS ALSO A PAGE FOR RETAILERS TO PURCAHSE THEIR STOCK.
NEWS UPDATE: JAN 6 2012
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO EVERYONE
Fred has been taking a look back at 2011 and it has been a year with lovely projects and some now being released in 2012
In 2011, Mollin produced JD SOUTHER: NATURAL HISTORY, AMERICA: BACK PAGES, MANNY PACQUIAO AND DAN HILL'S version of "SOMETIMES WHEN WE TOUCH" (used worldwide in an HP commercial), new breakout singer-songwriter NIKKI JEAN for the PAN AM SOUNDTRACK, and has just finished a new album for actress-producer-singer RITA WILSON. Rita's album, AM-FM, will be out in May on Universal-Decca. 2012 is starting with recording continuing on a new JIMMY WEEB album which follows the critically-hailed "JUST ACROSS THE RIVER". 2011 also continued Fred's songwriting and production for the HANDY MANNY Disney TV series and his arranging and producing the tracks for Sir CLIFF RICHARD'S just released soul duets album, SOULICUOUS with Motown legend LAMONT DOZIER.
WHEN IN NASHVILLE: Mollin does his utmost to continue his residency at the HARD ROCK CAFE with the "FRED MOLLIN MONDAY NIGHT JAM"
"BACK PAGES" AMERICA E1 RECORDS
"NATURAL HISTORY" JD SOUTHER E1 RECORDS
"JUST ACROSS THE RIVER", JIMMY WEBB's on E1 Records
"LET IT BE ME-MATHIS IN NASHVILLE" JOHNNY MATHIS on SONY. (GRAMMY NOMINATED)
DRG Records has re-released JIMMY WEBB's album "TEN EASY PIECES" as a special edition with four bonus tracks. The cd is entitled "TEN EASY PIECES PLUS 4".
Fred completed a new album with brilliant young Canadian country artist, TENILLE. Release date January 10, 2011.
HERE'S TO ALL OF YOU WITH OUR WISH FOR AN EVEN MORE MUSICAL AND BEAUTIFUL 2012
amanda harding, WEB HOST