July 11, 2011

Rebecca Black's 'Moment' comes next Monday

Los Angeles (CNN) -- Rebecca Black hopes to step beyond her one-viral-hit-wonder status next week when she releases her second music video, which her publicist says is titled "My Moment."

Lady Gaga called Black, 14, a genius for her "It's Friday." The song and video became a viral internet sensation, getting more than 167 million viewings since it was posted on YouTube just a few months ago.

"It's Friday" celebrated the coming of the weekend and good times, but the follow up is "a fairytale story, but it happened in real life," a news release said.

The autobiographical "My Moment" will feature video from "a variety of real life events," including highlights of Black's life before her instant fame, it said. Director Morgan Lawley, whose resume includes Barbie commercials, also used Black's post-Friday highlights, including on movie premiere red carpets and at award shows.

The new video and single will be available for download next Monday night through Black's website, www.RebeccaBlackOnline.com, and on Tuesday at iTunes and other online retailers. Of course, it will also be posted on Black's YouTube channel.

While the first release was an independent vanity project that her mother paid $4,000 to a Southern California music studio to produce, her follow up is decidedly higher end.

The music was produced by Charlton Pettus, who's worked with Hilary Duff and Tears for Fears. His biggest success, though, might be the theme song for "The Sims 3" computer game.

Brandon "Blue" Hamilton, who penned a Justin Bieber tune, and Quinton Tolbert wrote it.

If you like "My Moment," then you can also look forward to more Black music next month when a five-song EP is released.

1 comment:

Stephen said...

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