Posts Tagged ‘Candi Staton’

Candi Staton Returns With Shout Hallelujah

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Candi Staton gives people reason to Shout Hallelujah with the release of a new single.  Shout Hallelujah anchors Its Time To Be Free,  the new album Staton has been worStatonking on and is preparing for release.  The singer states emphatically, “It’s great to wake up and start your day off with a Hallelujah shout.”

The former disco diva whose Young Hearts Run Free earned her great notoriety rededicated her life’s work to the Lord and started Beracah Records in the 80s, recording hits that included “Sin Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,” “Love Lifted Me,” “Mama” “I’m Changed” and “The First Face I Want To See.”

Candi Staton on TV One’s Unsung

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Music legendStaton Candi Staton discusses her disco days as part of a special two-hour episode of TV One’s “Unsung” series. Unsung covers the 1970s disco era with interviews by Staton, Gloria Gaynor, Nile Rodgers (Chic), K.C. & The Sunshine Band and others.

Staton talks about the impact of disco music on popular culture and shares insight on the composition of her signature song “Young Hearts Run Free”. In the interview, Staton speaks candidly about how she grew tired of the disco lifestyle and found redemption in coming to know Jesus Christ as her personal savior.  The very special episode of Unsung airs this Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ 6:00 PM EST and Sunday, March 17, 2013 @6:45 PM EST.

I Will Sing My Praise To You is Staton’s personal testimony of praise to God for his many blessings as she reflects over her life. The song is gaining momentum at radio and an album is scheduled for a summer release.