19th June 2014 sees the long awaited release of ‘Ambitions‘ – The debut album of Gagan Sharma – One of the most exciting artists to come out of Canada in recent years!
Gagan Sharma first emerged to the masses with the release of ‘Ferarri‘ – a single that was produced by long time collaborator and mentor Nick Chowlia. ‘Ferrari’ and its accompanying video firmly set Gagan apart from fellow contemporaries. Ferrari showcased not only Gagan‘s remarkable versatility as an artist, but also his impeccable physique!
Gagan‘s route to the release of his hotly anticipated worldwide release of ‘Ambitions‘ has seen him take to the live stage for the past 3 years. Gagan performed as a backing vocalist for some of the biggest names in modern Punjabi music including; Malkit Singh & Apna Sangeet.
Gagan‘s new found popularity from the back of ‘Ferrari‘ & ‘Jaan Mangdi‘ has seen him perform at the Miss World Canada fashion show & Miss Universe “Smiles for Miles” Charity event. More recently, Gagan was in Las Vegas alongside global H Dhami for an energy packed live performance!
Gagan was first signed to Vancouver based Inject Media in 2011, where he went under the mentoring of Nick Chowlia (En Karma). It was only after 3 years of learning and that Gagan felt he was ready to unleash himself onto the global stage. Gagan has learnt under some of Canada’s top muscians; Manmohan Singh ji, Sarbjit Malpuri and Gagandeep Singh ji. This strong musical grounding has allowed Gagan to grow as a musician and all round artist.
With ‘Ambitions‘ being exquisitely produced by Nick Chowlia, the album was quickly signed up by global power house label Moviebox Records!
‘Ambitions‘ is a 10 track album that takes listeners of a eclectic musical journey. The lyrics for the album were provided by Manni Sekhon, Raja Khela, Bhanoki Jhujar, Jasvir Ghunchuriya, who each provide a modern contemporary feel to ‘Ambitions‘. An album that stretches musical boundaries, ‘Ambitions‘ sees Gagan collaborate with the likes of Raju Johal, Battlekatt, Kristie Young & Jagua.
The build up to ‘Ambitons‘ has seen Gagan introduce his #FridayJam series (Instagram @GaganMusic), showcasing his live vocal ability to his plethora of social media followers. To content with delivering two outstanding opening singles in Ferrari & Jaan Mangdi, Gagan gave fans a ‘Trance Anthem Remix’ of Ferrari as a free download!
19th June will undoubtedly launch the career of one of the most exciting acts to come out of Canada in recent times. An album that refuses to stick to the tired formula of Punjabi music, ‘Ambitions‘ will firmly stick Gagan Sharma on the map!
Watch the video for ‘Ferrari’ here
Watch the video for ‘Jaan Mangdi’ here
The 10 track album ‘Ambitions‘ will be releasing worldwide 19th June 2014 on Moviebox Records via iTunes, Google Play & Amazon MP3.