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What is your single about?
"Forget About Me" is about not getting down about things that aren't right or things that don't go your way, it's about living life and forgetting about your worries!
Where did you record this single, and who helped you out?
The single was recorded at York Street Studios with Si Moore (Parachute Band), Steven Small (Autozamm), Scotty Pearson (Elemeno P) & Clint Harris (Opshop).
Have you got a video out, if so what is the theme/story behind the video?
The video is about forgetting about your worries and to try and help people see what they have around them and appreciate it! My Nan, Dog, School mates and fans star in the video! The video as Directed by Marc Swadel. Will be out very soon!
Who's in your band?
I'm a solo artist but I have a sweet as backing band!
Have you got any tours coming up?
There are a few big shows lines up for next year but I have Christmas in The Park and Parachute which will be fun!
Have you got an album coming out soon?
Very soon.. Am working on it as we speak!!
Massad is one of the new breed of kiwi singer/songwriter's in the making, his unique and fresh sound has already attracted a large fan base.
Massad's alternative pop style is a combination of the rock, pop, jazz, electronic & other genres, that have lead to his debut radio hit "Tear My Heart Out'
As runner up in 2011 Smokefree Rockquest, Massad has already shared the stage with renowned artists including Kids of 88, the Feelers, Elemeno P, Jordan Luck and has opened for Stan Walker.
In 2010 Massad became one of the youngest ever recipients of a NZ On Air - New Recording Artist grant. That grant lead in part to the recording of 'Tear Your Heart Out' a single that reached number 11 in the iTunes singles charts, gained significant airplay on CHR Radio culminating in a peak at 41 on overall airplay, The video was shown on TV and watched by over 60,000 people on Youtube.
Now the time has come for the follow up, and it comes in the form of 'Forget About Me' this is CHR/Pop at it's best, with a killer hook and a chorus you won't forget in hurry. The video for 'Forget About Me' has been done by critically acclaimed producer Marc Swadel.
'Tear My Heart Out' is stunningly emotive song that got him to glory at the 2010 Rockquest and solidifies Massad as the head of a new breed of Kiwi songwriter.
You can follow Massad on line at www.massad.co.nz