Montag, 31 Juli 2023
We are a company called Eshed Music & Art. We represent and promote musicians and their music from all genres worldwide. Denver-born and recently relocated from NYC to Nashville, AJ Smith’s unconventional path to becoming a pop artist is reflected throughout his music, which has the uncanny ability to evoke a nostalgic desire for a dramatic pop of decades past while sounding modern, fresh and in-the-moment emotional. A flare for the dramatic is likely written into his DNA - AJ’s Father is a former Ringling Bros. “Globe of Death” stunt rider.
Smith’s songwriting and performance abilities have earned multiple awards, such as the prestigious Abe Olman Scholarship from the Songwriters Hall of Fame and a semi-finalist ranking in the 2020 International Songwriting Contest. AJ recently performed live on The Kelly Clarkson Show, featured on Billboard's "10 Cool New Pop Songs to Get You Through the Week," earning top 5 spots in 2 Spotify editorial playlists and consistent airplay on the
SiriusXM Billy Joel channel. AJ had a cover feature as Performer Magazine’s Artist of the Month and was featured in American Songwriter, Good Morning America, CBS Radio, Spin Magazine, and much more stories.
“We All Got Friends” is the next song in AJ’s series on universal human truths. Written with drummer Dru Marshall and friend/collaborator Jason Lane, We All Got Friends was born on a philosophical conversation about the importance of embracing the ups and downs, the heartbreaks, and even the moments when we unintentionally hurt others: “We often learn from our mistakes; then we do our triumphs. “We All Got Friends” poured out of us into this fantastically fun yet raw and powerful testament to the fact that we are all part of a greater whole, connected to a world of individuals who share in their own triumphs and tribulations of the human experience.”
After performing the song on tour in front of audiences of hundreds and thousands, “We All Got Friends” found its home. AJ released the single in time “for summer bonfires, road trips,
and more memory-making moments with friends.”