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KITT WAKELEY SCORES THIRD CONSECUTIVE NO. 1 ON BILLBOARD’S ‘HARD ROCK DIGITAL SONG SALES’ CHART
“FORGIVE ME” FEATURING JOE SATRIANI ALSO DEBUTS ON BILLBOARD’S ‘ROCK DIGITAL SONG SALES CHART’ & ‘HOT HARD ROCK SONGS’ CHART
WAKELEY’S ORCHESTRAL ROCK ALBUM SYMPHONY OF SINNERS AND SAINTS AVAILABLE NOW
Los Angeles, CA (May 25, 2021) – Kitt Wakeley has secured his third consecutive No. 1 on Billboard’s “Hard Rock Digital Song Sales” chart with “Forgive Me” featuring Joe Satriani. “Forgive Me” is the newest single from Wakeley’s album, Symphony of Sinners and Saints, which was released Friday, May 21st. In addition to the No. 1, the song also charted this week at No. 9 on the “Rock Digital Song Sales” chart and No. 19 on the “Hot Hard Rock Songs Chart.” To view the “Forgive Me” video, click here.
Wakeley’s first track with Satriani, “Conflicted” debuted on Mar. 13th at No. 1 on Billboard magazine’s “Hard Rock Digital Song Sales” chart, No. 6 on the Billboard “Rock Digital Song Sales” chart, and No. 18 on Billboard’s “Hot Hard Rock Songs” chart. His second single, “Sinners and Saints,” debuted on three Billboard magazine charts, including at No. 1 on the “Hard Rock Digital Song Sales” chart, and on the May 1 charts at No. 4 on the “Rock Digital Song Sales” chart and No. 15 on the “Hot Hard Rock Songs” chart.
With Wakeley on keyboards, “Forgive Me” also features the talents of celebrated UK ensemble the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), bassist Ryan Miller, drummer Brent Berry, guitarist Paige Harwell and the London Voices choir (Paul McCartney, Luciano Pavarotti, the Hunger Games series). The song was composed, arranged and co-produced by Wakeley and co-produced, engineered, and mixed by three-time Grammy Award-winner Tre Nagella (Lady Gaga, Blake Shelton, Snoop Dogg).
Boasting a cinematic hybrid of orchestral music, rock and EDM, featuring stunning compositions, heavy guitar riffs, and thundering drums, Symphony of Sinners and Saints was recorded in October 2020 at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios. At those sessions, the RPO was conducted by Cliff Masterson (Little Mix, Kylie Minogue, Il Divo, Oasis).
In addition to the aforementioned musicians, Symphony of Sinners and Saints also features the talents of guitarists Andy Timmons (Danger Danger, Pink) and Daniel Uribe, Grammy-nominated pianist Paul Loomis and Dallas’ Gospel of Light Choir. The album was co-produced, engineered and mixed by Nagella at Luminous Sound Studios in Dallas, TX.
For more information, visit www.kittwakeley.com