Some great news for our amazing Uneven Structure vocalist Matthieu Romarin, who just recently submitted an entry for RUSH's 'Limelight' cover song contest, in honour of the legendary band's 40th anniversary... HE FRICKIN' WON THE GRAND PRIZE!
You can listen to Matthieu's entry below and check out the full prize details and press release after the jump:
Matthieu Romarin of Montpelier, France, was named the Grand Prize Winner for his moody, electronic take on Rush's "Limelight." He will receive a $5,000 prize, two tickets and two meet-and-greet passes to Rush's final R40 concert in Los Angeles on August 1, a meeting with an ole management creative representative, a limited edition Rush Fender Squier bass guitar, and a lyric-video feature for his cover song on ole's YouTube channel.
"Matthieu’s track embodies the spirit of innovation and originality that characterizes Rush," said Robert Ott, Chairman and CEO of ole. "ole is proud to bring Rush's music to a new generation of fans as they celebrate 40 years of great songs."
"It's been great fun listening to the Indaba community's take on Rush's songs," said Rush A&R Rep, Andy Curran. "These musicians have created some truly original takes on songs that the band has been playing for decades. We're looking forward to meeting Matthieu in Los Angeles."
Congratulations Matthieu, from all of us here at TEAM BASICK - we salute you!