STORM IN A TEACUP - THE ALBUM
In 2009 Robert released his debut album "STORM IN A TEACUP".
The album was produced by CHRIS BROWN (Bourbon Tabernacle Choir) and featured some of the finest musicians in North America including ERIC SCHENKMAN (Spin Doctors), TEDDY KUMPEL (Rickie Lee Jones, Feist, Trent Reznor), ANTON FIER (Herbie Hancock, the Lounge Lizards), TONY SCHERR (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones), FORD PIER (DOA, the Rheostatics), not to mention and Eli and John Abrams of the fabulous ABRAMS BROTHERS.
Since it's release, the eclectic multi-genre "Storm in a Teacup" has been recognized in a some notable ways:
The song "Living in a Coma" was contracted to three all - network sync licensing contracts (The Discovery Channel, Fox Sports and The NASCAR Network) as well as contracts from thirteen individual shows - including I Am Cait, The Real World, Bad Girls Club, Total Divas and three Kardashian shows - none of which Robert has ever watched!
- 2010 BILLBOARD WORLD SONG CONTEST (Honourable Mention)
- 2011 and 2013 DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION SONGWRITING CONTEST (semi finalist)
- IRL MIDEM FRANCE 2011 Contest (finalist)
- iSTARS TALENT CONTEST 2011 (runner up)
- Inclusion in two feature films
- In-store radio licensing deal for the territory of Italy through Machiavelli Music
- Inclusion in the Post Media National Playlist
- Inclusion in the Songwriter's Association Canada (SAC) CBC Radio 3 Member's Playlist
- Selection in the libraries of various Music Licensing Companies
- Radio airplay in various countries and radio features and interviews on the CBC, ABC, BBC, and NPR
- Inclusion in the DIVERSITY MUSIC GROUP After Dark Compilation CD and the ARKATONE MUSIC GROUP Chill/Ambient Compilation CD (amongst others)
- Inclusion in the "Sounds Like Cafe" Compilation CD (across Australia)
- Inclusion in the UE3 Artist Sampler CD Austin Spring 2012
- Extensive press and blog coverage (see "Reviews" above)
You can listen to the album and/or download it here: