Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce

Jim Peterik, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist/keyboardist, has revealed his new smooth jazz project Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce. He is the founder of both Survivor, and The Ides Of March and has contributed 18 Top 10 hits. Three of them, “Vehicle,” and “The Search Is Over” were Grammy-winning. The Grammy-winning “Eye Of the Tiger”, a Rocky III theme, was also a hit. 1. Peterik also wrote many of the songs for.38 Special such as “Hold on Loosely”, “Caught up in You” and “Rockin’ Into the Night.” His songs are featured in countless films, TV shows, sporting events, and commercials around the world. It was not known that the rock legend was actually a musician who grew up listening to smooth jazz and new-age music. Peterik stated, “My wife Karen of 39 years and I have been huge admirers since day one of Pat Metheny and David Grusin. We also love Acoustic Alchemy and Keiku Matsui. This is my natural progression from fan-to-artist. Writing and performing in this style is easy.” Jim Peterik’s Lifeforce is a powerful combination of his many influences over the years. Peterik stated that his message and mood are positive and uplifting. “Much like the theme from ‘Eye Of The Tiger’, I believe that visualization is the first step towards achieving your goals. Jim Peterik’s major label debut, Lifeforce Forces at Play, will be released September 6, 2011. It will be available in all major digital and retail markets. This album features special guests such as Mindi Abair and Sijay, David Pack and Steve Eisen. Steve Oliver and Miles Gilderdale of Acoustic Alchemy. Steve Cole, Chieli minucci, Alex Ligertwood and Jessy J. Blake Aaron. Jeff Carlisi and Marzette Griffith are also featured. Mike Cichowicz is the author. from http://jimpeterikslifeforce.com

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