Justin Announces Into the Wild EP

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Justin Announces Into the Wild EP

INTO THE WILD OUT JUNE 16

R&B/Pop singer/songwriter Justin Garner announces his new EP Into the Wild set to be released on June 16. The 7-track EP is available for pre-order on iTunes. With the pre-order, fans will receive two instant gratification tracks including “Sexy and Savage”, and the soulful love ballad “How to Love a Woman.” This May, Justin released “Sexy and Savage” the instant radio-ready R&B flavored first single from Into the Wild which was premiered by Apple Music. The song features production by New Orleans producer Justen Williams. The single serves as an introduction to the new sound of Garner’s music.

Justin uses the influence of his favorite artists like Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, and Bruno Mars to craft his own young and fresh vibe, creating a unique sound that conveys emotion and soul. “The album represents my growth from boy to man. Musically, this is my most soulful and R&B body of work yet,” says Garner in regards to the album. “I’ve taken all of my experience with love and life and ventured into the wild to explore new musical territories. It was crucial to connect with my listeners in the most direct and intimate way possible. Thus leading to me returning to my R&B roots, where it all began.”

Justin Garner was introduced to the world in multiple mediums. First, via the stage of MTV’s singing show, Copycat. Second, on iTunes R&B/Soul charts in Japan as he knocked Beyoncé herself from the #1 spot. Although featured in many forms of music media, he has been signing since the tender age of eleven. He vividly recalls singing “Silent Night” at his church for the very first time. “I knew at that very moment that the gift of music was within me,” explains Justin.

Garner grew up listening to his mother’s old vinyls of The Commodores, Michael Jackson and more but had no idea that one day he too would share his talent with the world. After falling in love with the melodies and chords, Justin found himself recreating the chords and melodies and altering the lyrics to fit his thoughts and feelings. “At that age of course, I didn’t really know much about the content of what they were saying in the music so I used to rewrite the lyrics and sing what I felt. This is ultimately how I began songwriting as a child,” Justin recounts.

Fast forward to today. Garner is busy captivating listeners via social media through covers of popular artists. His most recent cover of “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars has thousands of views and hundreds of shares on Facebook and YouTube. His anticipated EP Into the Wild will be released on June 16, with a slew of appearances and performances to coincide with the project’s launch. The future is bright for this Baton Rouge native.

Track List
1. Heartbreakers Club *
2. Sexy and Savage *
3. How to Love a Woman *
4. Nothing Comes Between Us ***
5. Perfect Tragedy **
6. Work for It *
7. Castle **

* Produced by Justen Williams
** Produced by Shaun Andrew
*** Produced by Cedric Ivory

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Garner Readies New EP, Returns to R&B Roots

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Garner Readies New EP, Returns to R&B Roots

Justin has been hard at work on new music slated for release this summer! When asked about the sound and direction of the forthcoming material, Justin hinted to expect the unexpected.

"I'm returning to my R&B roots this time around", explains Justin. "My fans can expect an edgier, more uptempo sound versus my typical array of ballads. To do this, I've reunited with New Orleans producer, and long time collaborator, Justen Williams to blend urban elements with pop and intricate vocal melodies."

"I felt it was time to bring pure vocal talent back to the forefront. The new EP chronicles the evolution from boy to man so to speak, with the beginning of the project focusing on having a good time and care free encounters leading to discovering love and truly understanding how to appropriately love a woman. The concept of love is urgent to me as I feel that is missing in mainstream media."

When asked about when to expect to hear new music or even a release date Justin was quite elusive.

"I'm not allowed to divulge exact release date information but I can say that it's coming really soon. Those who have joined the JG Army mailing list however will be the absolute first to know. I'm excited about the new era and can't wait to share with the world soon!"

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The Making of Love Passion Fury [Video]

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The Making of Love Passion Fury [Video]

Go behind the scenes with Justin Garner as he dives into the creative process for his upcoming album Love Passion Fury! Watch as Justin records two brand new songs and learn more about his artistry. Click below to watch.

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