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Congratulations to the Contest Winners!

A Big thank you to everyone who entered the contest last week! The following winners were randomly chosen for each city (winners will be notified by email with all the top secret information!) Winnipeg - Bill Pannu +1 - Larry Santucci + 1 - Wayne Heide + 1 Calgary - David Christmas +1 - Brandon MacDonald +1 - Julie King + 1 Edmonton - Valerie Barton + 1 - Rod Auramenko + 1 - Lori Chomyk + 1 Vancouver - Noreen Plain + 1 - Seth Meister + 1 - Debbie Cowan + 1 Congratulations to all of our winners - we'll see you soon! - CJ Team

Calling All Colin James Fans – Win Tickets to a Special Private Performance!

If you are in Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton or Vancouver, you could personally be selected to attend a very private performance with Colin James in celebration of his "Take It From The Top" The Best Of' release! The events will take place in the following cities at a secret location! Winnipeg Event date = April 8th, 2011 Calgary Event date = April 10th, 2011 Edmonton Event date: April 11th, 2011 Vancouver Event Date: April 12th, 2011 For each city, 3 lucky names will be chosen and each will be given 2 tickets to attend one of these very exclusive and private events. So if you do live in one of those regions and are over 19 years of age, please send an e-mail to contest@colinjames.com by no later then April 5th, and let us know which city you live in! If you don't live in one of those regions - you can still enter the contest, however you will be responsible for all transport and expenses. Then visit Colin's Facebook account to see if you have been chosen! All winners chosen will be notified via e-mail and all the winners will also be posted on Colin's Facebook! *Contest rules - all entrants must be over the age of 19 to be eligible!

Online Store Back up!!

Dear Everyone, The online store is back up! Thanks for your patience. Sincerely, Team Colin

Take It From The Top: Best Of – Available today!

Today is the day - Take It From The Top: Best Of Colin James is available in-stores and on iTunes! ‘Take It From The Top: The Best Of’, is a brand new release that pays tribute to the past & present, with the best rock & pop tracks from Colin James 23 year, 13 album recording career and also serves to celebrate Colin’s return back to the EMI/Virgin Canada roster! This career and multi-label spanning collection also includes two newly recorded tracks, “It’s Gonna Be Alright“ as well as a very cool cover of the Buddy Miles classic “Them Changes”, that were recently recorded in Vancouver with veteran producer Bob Rock at the helm, reuniting the two after almost twenty years. Track Listing Just Came Back Man's Gotta Be A Stone It's Gonna Be Alright Five Long Years Why'd You Lie Freedom Into the Mystic National Steel Real Stuff Hide I'm Losing You I Hope You're Happy Them Changes Make a Mistake Voodoo Thing Keep On Loving Me Baby Stay Do you have your copy yet? -CJ Team

It’s Gonna Be Alright is available on iTunes!

Hey everyone! It's Gonna Be Alright is now available on iTunes! This is the first single off of the upcoming release "Take it From the Top: The Best of Colin James", in stores March 15th. Don't forget to request the song on your local radio station. Thanks for your support! Happy Tuesday, -Team CJ It's Gonna Be Alright - Single - Colin James

COLIN JAMES COMES HOME TO EMI AND RELEASES ‘TAKE IT FROM THE TOP: THE BEST OF’

COLIN JAMES COMES HOME TO EMI AND RELEASES 'TAKE IT FROM THE TOP: THE BEST OF' FEATURING TWO NEW SONGS PRODUCED BY BOB ROCK Colin James has returned to the EMI family to release Take It From The Top: The Best Of.  The album is a collection of the 15 most essential rock tracks from his impressive multi-label career, featuring hits like "Just Came Back" and "Why’d You Lie," along with two new songs recorded this month with legendary producer Bob Rock (Bon Jovi, The Tragically Hip, Metallica, Michael Buble). "It’s Gonna Be Alright" co-written by Colin, will be released as a single next week and fits perfectly on this album as it destined to become one of his finest rock performances to date.  The other new recording is a cover of the Buddy Miles song "Them Changes," in which Colin honours this classic, yet brings his own unique flavour to the arrangement. In 1988, Colin signed with Virgin America and released his debut platinum selling self-titled album worldwide a year later (featuring hit singles "Five Long Years" and "Voodoo Thing"). This was followed by three more albums on Virgin, which garnered him three JUNO Awards.  Since then, nine more albums have been released and Colin has won three additional JUNO Awards and a whopping 16 Maple Blues Awards.  His fanbase and success has been International and resulted in performances on Late Night with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O'Brien and stellar reviews in Rolling Stone. "I am excited and honored to be back with EMI after all these years," says Colin.  "There is a real sense of coming home here and I can't wait to get started. Working with Bob Rock on two new songs for the upcoming best of is a hell of a way to begin! Off we go!" "We proudly welcome Colin home," comments Deane Cameron, President of EMI Music Canada.  "He is an iconic artist who continues to make important musical contributions to this country's soundscape.  These new recordings have us very excited." Tweet