11.12.2012 Somebody New, the wonderful sophomore album by Urs Wiesendanger released in 2005, has sold out and is no longer available except for a few copies left at CD Baby. Since no more physical copies will be pressed, the album will probably be made available as digital download in 2013. We'll keep you updated!
17.02.2011 We couldn't be more excited with all of the pre-orders received --more than half of stock has been reserved! We're truly grateful for the incredible response and, as a way to thank you all, we just decided to bring forward the date of delivery for all pre-orders and today we've started to send these out to our loyal customers. We can't say how much we appreciate your enthusiam for the new release, look forward to its success and, most of all... hope you really love it!
21.01.2011 Good news! You can now pre-order Contante & Sonante's Highlights and Rarities ! Don't forget we have put this album out as an exclusive 1000 copy limited numbered edition, so go and pre-order your copy now before they're all gone!
20.01.2011 We're thrilled to announce the upcoming release of Contante & Sonante's Highlights and Rarities. Due out on February 21st, the release marks a return to our 1000-copy numbered edition concept, offering a stunning album that compiles some of the best hits from the Contante & Sonante Catalogue and eight previously unreleased tracks. Among the unreleased material, you'll find songs that didn't make it onto the original albums and others that have been especially produced for this occasion. These new songs feature David Foster, Warren Wiebe, Thierry Condor, Skyler Jett and many others. Don't miss it!
27.05.2009 Tomi Malm's profile is now featured on our Artists section. Check it out now!
25.05.2009 Fly Away / The Songs of David Foster has just been released by JVC/Victor in Japan. The Japanese pressing features a different track listing to the European edition, plus a bonus track ("For Just A Moment - Them From St. Elmo's Fire" by Bjarne Langhjoff). Singers Joe Pizzulo and Courtney Blooding (feat. Robbie Buchanan) take the place of Ole Borud and Frank Adahl on "Through The Fire" and "The Colour Of My Love" respectively. Note also that both the arrangements and the players vary from the European version, so you may want to check this out too!
07.03.2009 Orders for Fly Away / The Songs of David Foster are being taken at CD Baby and our website! The album is also available as digital download on CD Baby and all major digital download stores!
27.02.2009 We're glad to inform you that pre-orders for Fly Away / The Songs of David Foster are now being accepted on CD Baby and directly on our website. Don't forget the release date is March 9th!
26.02.2009 Contante & Sonante and Zink Music have come to an agreement for the European distribution of Fly Away / The Songs of David Foster. Zink will handle the distribution in all the European Territory, except for Portugal and Spain. Zink is one of the most active independent record labels in Europe and we're confident that through this collaboration we'll achieve an exposure to a wider audience base.
27.01.2009 We're back and thrilled to finally announce our long-awaited new release: Fly Away / The Songs of David Foster. Featuring a spectacular cast of vocalists, including Bill Champlin, Jeff Pescetto, Robbie Dupree, Bill LaBounty, Frank Adahl, Joe Pizzulo, Bill Cantos, Cecily Gardner, Ole Borud, Lisa Lovbrand, Arnold McCuller and the unforgettable Warren Wiebe, the album brings new life to some of the brighter gems in the immense catalogue of one of the most talented musicians ever to appear on the pop scene - David Foster. Scheduled to release on March 9th, 2009.
As a kind of appetizer, we're pleased to present a Collector's Edition EP that previews two of the album's songs, "In The Stone" and "No Explanation", performed by singers Bill Champlin and Bill LaBounty respectively. This advance release will surely become a treat for all Foster fans, as it also includes an exclusive bonus track which will not be included on the main release: "After All", featuring the very soulful singing of Leslie Smith. Release date for this EP is February 2nd, 2009.
5.12.2007 If you're still undecided about what present to give your loved ones this Christmas, we now have the answer: A Christmas Eve in L.A. An exquisite collection of renditions of Christmas songs by renowned songwriters like David Foster, Diane Warren and others, brilliantly produced by the great Urs Wiesendanger. Less than 100 copies left of 1000 made ...get yours before all are gone!
30.11.2007 We're currently working on a very exciting musical project. The album, due to be released during the spring of 2008, will feature some of the finest singers and musicians in the world. Keep tuned to this site for further details!
27.12.2006 The Making Of "The Christmas Song " has been added to the MEDIA section. Check out how Urs Wiesendanger works in the studio with Thierry Condor and other fellow musicians. Now at the MEDIA section!
18.11.2006 It is our pleasure to announce the release of a new album on our label! A Christmas Eve in L.A., due out on November 27th, features an exquisite collection of renditions of Christmas songs by renowned songwriters like David Foster, Diane Warren and others. Don't miss it!
24.10.2005 Somebody New has just been released. As we did with the Steve Dorff CD, we have put this album out as an exclusive 1000 copy limited numbered edition. Order your copy now before they're all gone!
4.10.2005 Less than 100 copies are left from our first release by Steve Dorff, entitled Original Demos. If you haven't purchased yours yet, get it now before it's too late!
1.10.2005 We're happy to announce the forthcoming release of the second album on our label, Somebody New. A fantastic collection of songs by talented Swiss songwriter and producer Urs Wiesendanger that features a cast of top notch players, including Michael Sembello, Bill Cantos, Warren Wiebe, Jeff Pescetto and others. Stay tuned!
10.9.2005 Our website gets an overhaul! Welcome to www.contanteysonante.com!