If You Gotta Ask has been selected as a finailst in the WRA (William Robert Abate) song competition for 2006. The WRA Song Competition selects songs that promote peace, love, community, and/or speak out against violence, war or hate. Founded in 1993, in conjunction with the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, the original William Robert Abate Competition awards gifted artist for their achievements.
LiquidBlue.net was visited by 20,000 different people in January, 2006. The Liquid Blue site is one of the most popular indie web sites. Contributing to the large numbers is the band’s busy touring schedule.
Liquid Blue’s appearance on the popular TV news show Inside Southern California, hosted by Lynn Harper will air on Feb 6th at 7:30 pm, Feb 7th at 5:00 pm, Feb 27th at 7:30 and Feb 28th at 5:00. The band was interviewed with Grammy Award winner Wayne Johnson from the Manhattan Transfer. The show has been nominated for two LCA Cable Awards!
Renowned ocean environmental artist Wyland has released a new DVD chronicling his quest of creating 100 whaling walls around the world to bring attention to the fragile ocean environment. The DVD features some great music including Liquid Blue’s song Rescue from the Supernova album.
Liquid Blue has completed a new promotional video, the first one since 2001. The video includes footage from several concerts including spectacular sell-out shows in China.
You can now listen to tracks from Supernova as you browse this website. Just start the podcast by pressing the play button and it will play continuously for as long as you are on the site. The Podcast, which is hosted by Garageband.com, will be accessible from any page on this site.
Making Up finished 2nd among almost 500 entries in the first ever Peacedriven songwriting contest. From the Peacedriven website: “Other leading finalists included the Grammy-nominated Nadirah Shakoor, former lead singer of the hip-hop group Arrested Development. Her song “Break Away” encourages an end to child abuse. Award-winning California pop group Liquid Blue was also a standout with its song “Making Up” urging an end to global conflicts like Israel and Palestine.”
The Unisong International Songwriting Contest has announced the winners for 2005 and “If You Gotta Ask” made Top 20 finalist list in the Social/Political category.
“Rescue” has received honorable mention in the “We Are Listening” 2006 Singer/Songwriter Awards. The song has won several other awards and been featured on three compilations.
The 13th Billboard World Song Contest has selected four songs from Liquid Blue’s Supernova LP for honorable mention. The songs chosen are “If You Gotta Ask”, “So Close To Heaven”, “Real” and “Rhythm of Love”. A Billboards spokesman stated it is extremely rare for a band to have four songs amongst the finalists.