Michael displays his artistry as a singer-songwriter with a distinctive vocal style and lyrical imagery, which transposes his audience through a musical repertoire of heartfelt songs. He is a performing songwriter influenced by multiple styles of music including pop, rock, rhythm & blues, soul, and world music. We introduce Michael's new 2010 CD release of 13 songs from Global Fish Records & Publishing; an Indie-label dedicated to promoting musical stylists with lyrical and musical expressions that communicate in a deeply emotional and thought provoking way. Michael's writing is influenced by both personal and social themes reflective of our daily lives. A songwriter who strives for the creative balance between lyrical content, melodic structure, and rhythm. Michael's original touring group the Esquires toured through out Europe in the early 90's following the single song release 'Here I Am' which charted well on Euro radio. The group toured for three years creating a cult following marked by lead singer and writer Alan. The folks at Global Fish Records & Publishing believe that music is truly the world's universal language capable of bringing our hearts and souls closer together. A well-composed song recorded by fine musicians, embodied with honest and heart felt lyrics and spirited rhythms, would eventually be heard by music enthusiasts all around the world. Foot Note: 'Studio Musicians' on Michael Alan's recordings [to mention a few]: ?Ira Ingber, guitarist & bass player, recording credits with Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Carla Bonoff, and Captain Beefheart. ?Tom Kellock, piano and synthesizers, recording credits with Manhattan Transfer, Al Jarreau, Heart, and Melissa Manchester. ?Brian Griffin, piano, composer & arranger, recording credits with Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Barbra Streisand, and Syndicated radio music productions. ?Big Brother Ernie Joseph, guitarist, recording credits with Strawberry Alarm Clock (SAC), Brian Faith Band and Black Angel Band. Global Fish Records & Publishing and Michael Alan are a registered third party fundraiser for the American Heart Association. A portion of the revenue from our music CD sales is donated to the American Heart Association affiliate office located at 710-2nd Avenue, Suite 900, Seattle, Washington 98104-1742.