Nadine Sutherland's high energy dancing and powerhouse vocal style are sure to be just the right potion to rock the Philadelphia Caribbean Festival as she closes the show this coming Sunday (August 19th) at Penn's Landing. The reggae diva is looking forward to performing old favorites along with material from her new hit album, Call My Name. The festival takes place from noon to 8pm and admission is free of charge.
Call My Name has spent more than 20 weeks on Billboard's Reggae Album Chart and spawned three hit singles; "Keep Me Safe", "Cyan Tek It", and "Big Tings". Her newest single "Remedy" was only serviced to radio last week and is already in heavy rotation at Florida's Mystik Radio. The song has been a popular track since the album's release, and response to the new single release mix has been immediate. Eight76 Records plans to shoot a video for the song with Nadine sometime in September.
The new album combined with her spot as a judge on the enormously popular Digicel's Rising Stars has created a new surge of success for one of Jamaica's most enduring talents. This year marks the anniversary of the first Tastees Talent Competition which, incidentally, was won by a nine-year-old wonderkind named Nadine Sutherland. That win resulted in her contract with Tuff Gong International and launched her career. Thirty years later Nadine continues to fulfill the potential evidenced by that early victory and shows no sign of slowing down. The lyrics of Call My Name's lead track It's My Day" sum it up best; "I never ever EVER stop Movin'..."