You Shine Like the Sun
Danny Rood songwriter performer, launched his new album after 30 years of performing music in Quebec, Canada and the United States. You Shine like the sun marks the return to his solo career. He is offering us twelve original tracks inspired by rhythm & blues and some British essence, a mix of compositions taken directly from his guitar and piano. Original texts inspired by his everyday life. Danny Rood and his guitar have traveled a long way before going solo. After being part of many groups such as Flash Back, Tunisia, Imagine, Together etc., he accompanied performers like Francine Raymond, Norm Brunet, Nanette Workman etc. In 2001, he contributed to the successful show British Invasion at the Montreal Casino. The show ended with his ultimate performance for the Loto Quebec Celebration 2002 at the Théâtre St-Denis. While playing other people's music, Danny Rood continued to compose his own original material. In 1992, he recorded Naître en amour. This song figured on the CD Compilation MIDEM Cannes 1993 which was distributes in 17 European countries. He continued to demonstrate his multiple talents in France when the OFQJ chose him as the representative of Quebec at St Malo. He then participated in contests and was semi-finalist twice at Ma première Place des Arts in Montreal, 1995 and 1996. In 2002 and 2003, Danny Rood returned on stage to present his new solo project: a rhythm & blues repertoire 100% original, which he decided to record at the public's request. In 2004, You Shine Like the Sun was entirely realized by Danny Rood. In 2005, the song Home from his new CD which he wrote for his mother was chosen by the Canadian Cancer Association to raise some funds for research. His latest performance at the International Montreal Jazz festival 2006. Danny Rood is gaining more and more in popularity and as an established songwriter and singer. Presently working on his second CD, he is looking forward to share his new songs with everyone around the world.