•S U S A N T O N E Y - Susan is in her element with guitar in hand and audience before her. With a rare talent and diverse sound; drawing on Country, Pop, Americana, Rock and Blues, she captivates her listener with brilliant lyrics and unexpected melodic twists and turns. She takes you on a journey with disarming subtlety, as the intensity of a whisper, becomes an explosion. Solo or with her band, her music explodes with raw edge and intimacy. Her pure, passionate, voice compels attention. THE BAND - features Susan Toney on lead vocals and guitar along with veterans, virtuoso Jane Getz on piano and keyboards (The Beatles), Bob Tucker on rhythm acoustic and electric guitar (The Temptations), Arno Lucas on drums and percussion (Don Henley) and Chad Watson on bass (Janis Ian) and Sheri Pedigo on background vocals.
•S U S A N T O N E Y - BIOGRAPHY - Celebrated as a poignant lyricist, accomplished musician and transcendent vocalist, American artist and poet Susan Toney showcases a fusion of Pop, Country, Americana, Blues and Rock in her latest CD project entitled "Love Is The Cure-The Essential Collection." Encompassing the influences of her heritage, Toney delivers a transparent, introspective collection of songs steeped in spirituality—revealing subtle revelations of faith, a renewed wisdom and confidence in her message and her craft—all mused by a new chance in life—a miracle. Susan miraculously survived a rollover car crash in November 2003 and her survival was grave. But with a faithful heart, unbridled spirit, and a strength that rushed through her veins, she recognized the tragic accident as an ultimate part of God’s plan and a saving Grace. Susan found renewed faith, hope and determination to further pursue the very reason she is here—to use her voice to help others. A scholar of the performing and creative arts, Susan Toney is a singer/songwriter, recording and performing artist, actor and author who has so much more to live for and much more to say. With renewed purpose and zeal powered by a deep love, trust and faith in her creator, Toney returned to the recording studio where she sought new inspiration by revisiting and addressing the past—her life’s journey of past loves and losses, triumphs and defeats—and welcoming the future with hope. Hailing from Los Angeles, Toney ventured south toward Nashville, Tennessee to fulfill her creative vision to step far and beyond her own boundaries to explore the multitude of possibilities in a musical community the imagination runs wild and musicianship Music City afforded Susan Toney room to grow and a door wide open to blossoming, organic, creative expression. Under the umbrella of her own label (Strange Child Records), Toney explores the freedom of drawing from multiple musical styles and lyrical expression without limits. With her best accessory in hand—her guitar, Toney captivates audiences with her compelling vocals, profound lyricism and melodious dynamism in every performance. Her music is palpable as it demonstrates the harmony of vast musical influences and the philosophy of love as the heartbeat to a life lived-well. Toney is a well-rounded individual who has much to offer the masses with her creativity and artistry. She has a unique and distinct voice. - Kat Atwood
•Susan's new Pop/Americana Single - "Cigarettes and Wine" ©2016, is Considered for 5 Top Categories in The 59th Grammy Awards. Susan's new Music Video, of her Pop/Americana Single - "Cigarettes and Wine" ©2016, is Considered for 2 Top Categories in The 59th Grammy Awards. The single was released on 4/28/16, Featured at #32 on iTunes Top 100 Charts. In May 2016, the new single will be in rotation on several nationals reporting Radio Station Playlists across the U.S., in Texas, Tennessee, NY and California.
•Susan's Pop/Americana Single - "Cigarettes and Wine (Instrumental)" ©2016, was Considered for 5 Top Categories in The 58th Grammy Awards. The single was released on 2/22/16, Featured at #42 on iTunes Top 100 Charts. In May 2016, single will be in rotation on several national reporting Radio Station Playlists across the U.S., in Texas, Tennessee, NY and California.
•Susan's new Pop/Americana Single - "Missing Me (Remix)" ©2015, was Considered for 5 Top Categories in The 58th Grammy Awards. The single was released on 9/23/15, Featured at #26 on iTunes Top 100 Charts and added to National Radio Station Playlists across the U.S.
2015 - #30 A/C Billboard Charts, #28, BDS, #26 Media Based Charts.
2016 - In May 2016, singlel began rotation on iheart.com and added to Radio Playlists and National Stations across the U.S., in NY, Texas, Tennessee and California.
•Vents.Com: Songstress Susan Toney Release New Music Video Feat. DWTS' Alumni - Posted by RJ Frometa
Teen Beach Movie star Jessica Lee Keller who stunned Dancing with the Stars viewers last May in the Macys Stars of Dance" tribute to classic Hollywood-marked the recent return of ABC's hit competition show with a spotlight performance of her own! The dancer/choreographer is featured in the new "Missing Me (Remix)" music video-dancer/choreographer, is also featured in the new “Missing Me (Remix)” music video from Pop/Americana singer, Susan Toney, the follow-up to her 2014 smash single, “The Trail of Light and Dark” which peaked at #31 on the Billboard AC Charts. Filmed on location in the Hollywood Hills, the music video showcases Keller's moving interpretative dance as Toney sings the unforgettable words to "Missing Me (Remix)." Working with and watching Jessica Lee Keller was extraordinary and beautiful, as her face and body moved beneath the textures and colors she wore as she danced,” Toney gushed. “Her dance revealed my hearts journey of facing and overcoming the betrayal and loss I suffered in an abusive relationship and the freedom and faith I gained, rebuilding my confidence, self esteem and boundaries,” Toney continued. Keller, who is rumored to have previously been romantically involved with Derek Hough may have channeled her own personal experiences, for her latest project.
•Susan's new Pop/Americana/Roots Single - "Missing Me-Live Version" ©2015, was Considered for 2 Top Categories in The 57th Grammy Awards. The single was released on 9/23/14, Featured at #38 on iTunes Top 100 Charts and added to Radio Station Playlists across the U.S.
•Susan's new HD Music Video - "Missing Me-Live Version", is an incredible live version of the Single. Susan's Music Video is on YouTube and exclusive features. "Missing Me (Live Version)" was considered for 2 Top Categories in The 57th Grammy Awards.
•Susan's Pop/Country Single “The Trail Of Light and Dark” ©2014, was considered for 3 Top Categories in the 56th Grammy Awards. The single was released on 3/4/14, featured in iTunes Pop/Country, “New and Noteworthy" Music and #49 iTunes Top 100 Charts. The single charted at #31 on A/C Billboard Charts, #28 on A/C BDS, Mediabase Charts and was in rotation on Sirius XM-“The Blend.”
•Susan's Mesmerizing HD Music Video "The Trail Of Light And Dark" ©2014, feature's her music, acting and cameo's with Jai Rodriguez (Malibu Country), (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) and Misha Crosby (The Lying Game). She's is beautiful in this mesmerizing video, on the first cut of her new album "Love Is The Cure-The Essential Collection." Directed by Davy Duhamel (Dark Knight, Superman).
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