Basking in the Shade
FEATURED SONG: 9 Red Sun's new radio single, 'Growing Up in Public.' 9 Red Sun is known for their catchy melodies, clever lyrics, and energetic live show. Their music is a blend of pop, rock, punk and new wave. Think Blondie, with Foo Fighters guitars and Beatles harmonies. Spin Magazine raves, 'Power-pop at it's finest!' Soundcheck adds, '9 Red Sun has the talent and potential necessary to take their music to the next level.' Songwriting is a major focus of 9 Red Sun, earning them awards from such industry giants as VH1 Song of the Year, John Lennon Song Contest and Billboard Song Contest. Billboard Magazine describes 9 Red Sun's lead singer, Natalia Bortolotti, as 'a master of songcraft with the vocal chops to match.' Their songs have been featured in film and television, including One Tree Hill, Smallville and The OC. Based in San Francisco, 9 Red Sun has been rapidly building a local following, as well as touring regionally and even nationally, and performing at industry showcases around the country. The band was formed in 2004, by Natalia and guitarist, Steve Sicular, and has already accomplished more in one short year of existence, than most bands do in a decade. 9 Red Sun has garnered the attention and interest of management, booking agencies, major and independent record labels, music publishers, industry music conferences and festivals, local, regional, and national media, television & film licensing companies, and college, internet, and podcast radio. Quickly creating a buzz, 9 Red Sun continues to impress both critics and fans. They are steadily developing a loyal following, earning major awards and accomplishments along the way.