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Rising Young Artist KRISTA Shares Her Story On Taking Back Brooklyn

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                Rising Young Artist KRISTA Shares Her Story On Taking Back B
                Debut Album Out September 15; On The Road With Kelly Clarkson and Headlinin

                08.11.2009 – Los Angeles, CA – After finishing her first national tour this summer
                with Kelly Clarkson, up-and-coming musical artist Krista will make her recording           Resource Li
                debut September 15 with the release of Taking Back Brooklyn (RCA/VEL Records).             Krista - Offici
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                The album’s first single “Temporary Insanity” is gearing up for radio with a new video
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                to match.
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                The 22-year-old singer, songwriter and musician recorded the album’s 12 songs in
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                Brooklyn with her producer and songwriting collaborator, Camus Celli, who has              Release
                worked with such diverse artists as David Byrne and Gavin DeGraw.                          Krista - Albu
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                With Taking Back Brooklyn, the fiery young artist takes listeners on a journey through     Temporary I
                her struggles and triumphs growing up in the culturally mixed, low-income                  128k, Audio)

                neighborhood of Sunset Park. Effortlessly shifting from spitting boastful rhymes to        Temporary I
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                unleashing cathartic melodies, Krista’s emotionally raw lyrics are brought to life by a
                blend of hard-edged rock, street-wise rap and engaging pop. The dynamic, genre-            Tags
                defying sound reflects the diversity of Krista’s musical influences, which range from      Krista, Missi
                escapist rock (Evanescence and Linkin Park) to early female MCs (Salt-n-Pepa,              Insanity, Tak
                Queen Latifah) and sassy R&B (Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys).                               Clarkson, C
                                                                                                           Lavigine, Eva

                “This is my debut album and I want to show everybody who I am, which is someone            Paramore

                with a lot of different sides,” Krista says. “The album is about taking it back to where
                I’m from – the whole collage of living in Brooklyn. But it’s also about what art and
                writing and music mean to me. How I want to take back from my life what has been
                taken from me.”


                One of J Records’ most promising young talents, Krista piqued audiences’ interests
                with her breakout performances at the Lollapalooza and Bamboozle festivals and X
                Games in 2008.


                Seventeen Magazine named Krista a break out act for 2009


                ArtistDIRECT.com describes Krista as “razor sharp edge honed on hard rock
                melodies and quick, incisive raps. She can carry a chorus to the sky and back, but
                she can also spit fiery rhymes that could rattle the hood to its very core”.


                Don’t miss your chance to catch this incredible new talent this summer.


                July 15 Ft Wayne IN The Early Bird
                July 16 Little Rock AR Sticky Fingaz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack
                July 17 Kileen TX Junction 45 Event Center
                July 18 Austin TX Travis County Expo Ctr Arena
                July 22 Los Angeles CA On The Rox at the Roxy
                **July 23 Costa Mesa CA Pacific Ampitheatre
July 26 Denver CO Latimer Lounge
July 31 Cleveland OH Peabodys
**Aug 1 Harrington, DE Delaware State Fair
**Aug10 Billings MT Montana State Fair
**Aug 14 Indianapolis, IN Indiana State Fair
**Sept 3 Allentown, PA Great Allentown Fair
**Sept 4 Essex Junction, VT Champlain Valley Exposition


** Denotes Kelly Clarkson opening dates


For more information please contact:
Tom Muzquiz, RCA Music Group, 310-272-2638
Tom.Muzquiz@sonymusic.com.




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About RCA Music Group


Contacting RCA Music Group
RCA Music Group
9830 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
310-272-2638
Website: http://www.rcamusicgrouppress.com

Press Contact
Tom Muzquiz
Office: 310-272-2638
Email: tom.muzquiz@sonymusic.com




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