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Balancing University and Music Career, Luigi Masi Ready For Pop Comeback

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Balancing University and Music Career, Luigi Masi Ready For Pop Comeback


Anyone here remember an English pop singer named Luigi Masi? He had a few UK club hits back in 2008, 2009? Well, it looks like after some time out of the spotlight, he's back and ready for a comeback. On June 16th, 21-year old Masi released his new single, "Pick Up Line" on iTunes worldwide.  A total guilty pleasure, "Pick Up Line" is heavily auto-tuned, synthy, sleazy electropop at it's best. Listen to the single below! Oh and keep an eye on Masi's official YouTube page this Friday for a newly commissioned club mix for "Pick Up Line." Looks like Masi has another top ten UK club hit on his hands.

Luigi Masi first hit the UK airwaves back in 2008 with the Jim Beanz-produced "Strobelight," which went on to become Masi's first top 10 UK club hit, backed by a top notch remix package that included mixes by Wideboys, Agent X, and Samson. His second single, the Cutfather and Jonas Jeberg-produced "Armed With Love" went on to become Masi's second top UK club hit, with remixes by Future Freakz and Stamp Crew. Masi dropped his 12-track debut album, Save His Shoes (Bunx Records) in the summer of 2009, featuring production and songwriting collaborations from Raine Maida, Chantal Kreviazuk, Jim Beanz, Cutfather, Jonas Jeberg, Quiz and Larossi, Anton Malmberg, Elias Kapari and Eric Sanicola. In December of 2009, Masi released On Your Radar, a 4-track EP that included his next single and soon-to-be third top 10 UK club hit, "Radar."

In June of 2010, Masi announced via his official site that he was putting his music career on hold so that he could go to school, saying that if everything went according to plan, we'd be hearing from him the following summer. Well, nearly a year later, Masi announced his planned return to pop music, making good on his promise.  I have mad respect for Luigi for shelving his music career in favor of education.  I also respect the fact that he's willing to work his ass off during the summer months in order to give his fans what they want to hear!  It's going to be a busy summer, but surely a exciting and gratifying one.  Download "Pick Up Line" on U.S. iTunes HERE.
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