(Los Angeles, CA – October 19, 2011) – Nick Carter, beloved member of the Backstreet Boys and accomplished solo artist, joined forces with online music creation site Indaba Music to give fans worldwide an opportunity to collaborate on his upcoming remix album, I’m Taking Off: Relaunched & Remixed. Now, the winning entries have been announced, and a whopping 14 tracks from Indaba remixers, plus two bonus tracks, will be featured on the album, which has been confirmed for digital release worldwide on November 15. Contest participants submitted remixes of five tracks (“Love Can’t Wait,” “Falling Down,” “I’m Taking Off,” “Not the Other Guy,” and “So Far Away”) from Nick’s second solo release, I’m Taking Off:
One grand prize winner was selected for each track, and these remixers were guaranteed inclusion on the album. They also were paid $1,500 for their work and had their remixes publicized on Nick Carter’s website and Facebook page. Two runners-up were also selected for each track. They also received $500 in compensation and features on Nick’s website and Facebook page.
The following tracks will be included on the album:
I'm Taking Off (DJ Kevin Larock Remix) – Grand Prize, by Kevin Larock (Rio Branco, Brazil)
I'm Taking Off (Approaching Nirvana Remix) – Runner-Up, by Approaching Nirvana (Miami, FL)
I'm Taking Off (B Sensei Remix edit) – Runner-Up, by B Sensei (Nancy, France)
So Far Away (Romey B. Remix) – Grand Prize, by Romey B. (Bern, Switzerland)
So Far Away (TinoK Dubai Remix) – Runner-Up, by TinoK (Edmonton, Canada)
So Far Away (Michiel van Erp Remix) – Runner-Up, by Michiel van Erp (Zoetermeer, The Netherlands)
Love Can't Wait (Stereothief Remix) – Grand Prize, by Eric de la Torre (Los Angeles, CA)
Love Can't Wait (Maxwell B Superstar Remix) – Runner-Up, by Maxwell B (Guadalajara, Mexico)
Not the Other Guy (Saulius V Remix) – Grand Prize, by Saulius V. (Dublin, Ireland)
Not the Other Guy (Incorporated Elements Remix) – Runner-Up, by Incorporated Elements (Nashville, TN)
Not the Other Guy (TonoVinco Remix) – Runner-Up, by Tono Vinco (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Falling Down (Savacan extended club Remix) – Grand Prize, by SAVACAN Y. (Kawasaki City, Japan)
Falling Down (Peaboo Remix) – Runner-Up, by Peaboo (Toronto, Canada)
Falling Down (Final Conflict) – Runner-Up, by Final Conflict (London, UK)
Just One Kiss (Dezzo & Tenenbaum Remix)-Just One Kiss (Dezzo & Tenenbaum Remix edit)
The release of I’m Taking Off: Relaunched & Remixed coincides with Nick’s upcoming tour of Canada and Japan in November. A U.S. tour is also in the works.
About Nick Carter
Sparking his career at the tender age of 12-years-old, Nick Carter toured the globe for the past fourteen years with the group that made him an international pop superstar, Backstreet Boys. He released his debut solo album,Now or Never, in 2002, which became a certified gold record in both the U.S. and Canada. In 2004, Carter starred in horror film, The Hollow, a remake of film classic Sleepy Hollow. In 2007, Nick reunited with his Backstreet Boys brothers for a new album and tour. The highly anticipated world tour kicked off in early 2011 with fellow boy band sensation, New Kids on the Block. In the midst of the NKOTBSB tour, Nick released the first single off his second solo album, I’m Taking Off. The official U.S. release of Just One Kiss was followed by a live, solo performance on Lopez Tonight which left Nick a trending topic on social media phenomenon, Twitter. After more than a decade in the spotlight, Carter’s life, both personally and professionally, are continuously thriving and evolving.
About Indaba Music
Indaba Music pioneered the online music collaboration space, enabling anyone with internet access to connect with musicians from around the world to create, edit and mix studio-quality music online. Indaba Music then expanded to provide musicians with opportunities from iTunes distribution and other sales tools to remix contests, original song contests and commercial music licensing. Indaba Music’s community has over 600,000 members from 205 countries and territories.