After the historic vote on Nov 4th, it is clear that there is a vibrant movement for a different, more loving world that works for everyone. Now more than ever, people are ready to roll up their sleeves, open their hearts, bring their brilliance forward & serve the greater good! If this inspired time has at all moved you, then RAISE ME UP, the newest album release from Emmy-winning Singer/Songwriter, Faith Rivera, is the music for you. It is an album that reflects the hope & the vision that has swept America & stirred every heart.

RAISE ME UP is filled with some of the most uplifting songs of our time like “What a Wonderful World,” “All You Need is Love,” “You Raise Me Up” to “Amazing Grace.” Like the youthful approach of President Obama’s campaign, there is a pop freshness & musical vigor that drives these new versions of classic songs. This upbeat posi-pop album flows with head-boppin’ grooves, exciting arrangements & Rivera’s stunning vocals, a cross between Norah Jones’ intimate delivery, Kelly Clarkson’ s boldness & Mariah Carey’s soul-filled approach.

Born & raised in Hawaii, Rivera’s stylish pop albums have always had that warm, welcoming, aloha-vibe and RAISE ME UP is no exception. This highly-awarded Filipina artist brings a “mixed-plate” approach to her latest eclectic pop release, choosing songs that her Mom has always wanted her to record like “Ave Maria” & “Wind Beneath My Wings” to Rivera’s own childhood favorites like Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now” & “This Little Light of Mine.” With the partnership of producer Ted Jacobs, together they breathe new life into these songs with colorful arrangements & unexpected grooves. The album is rounded out by “Holy Now,” a poignant pop/rock song written by Peter Mayer & a toe-tappin’ acoustic original by Rivera entitled “Thing Called Life.”

Prior to this release, you have heard Rivera’s original music on TV & Film including her Emmy-winning song “Forever Near” on the show Passions. She has sung with artists like Luther Vandross, Sheila E., Neil Young, and on World Peace One's theme song "Give Your Love" with singers Al Jarreau, Brian Mcknight, & others stars calling for an end to all war.

Earlier this year, Rivera was featured on the soundtrack for the hit film Forgetting Sarah Marshall with "These Boots are Made for Walking" sung in Hawaiian. She continues to travel the country as a Positive Music Artist sharing empowering songs & dynamic performances at conferences to concert halls, churches to living rooms. Wherever & whenever her groovy conscious music can be an inspiring support, she is there to fuel this wave of new-found, peace-driven activism! Rivera’s full calendar & music clips can be found at her website.

If you want to make any day, a day with wings - be elevated by RAISE ME UP now available for purchase at www.faithrivera.com. Digital downloads are coming soon to I-Tunes, Rhapsody & many more.

Author's Bio: 

Nolan Hee lives in Long Beach, CA where he works on promoting positive music & positive music artists for a number of organizations including Harmonizing with Humanity & Lil' Girl Creations.