And we are ready to roll!   It’s Release Day – and we are celebrating the release of my new album THE LEGEND OF LITTLE BRO BILLY!

I am so happy and proud to be sharing this very special album with you – as not only does it continue my gay song-cycle told in the Billy Saga – but it explores some of the wonderful and difficult stories that fill the lives of those who are outcasts in our society.

Special thanks to all of you for your love and support in making this album a reality.  And a big thank you to the incredible production team:  Gary and George here in California, Larry/Jim/Dave in Nashville, and all the amazing musicians.  I am so happy with how we moved this project up the mountain – and the wonderful results that this team created.

Thanks so much for listening.  Can’t wait to hear what you think of THE LEGEND OF LITTLE BRO BILLY!

Get the album now at:

   I-TUNES:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-legend-of-little-bro-billy/id957970404

   CD’s:  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alanguno6

BIG NEWS for the new year! 

I am so happy to announce that on January 27, we will release my 11th album: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE BRO BILLY.

This album of country music is the new chapter in the BILLY SAGA - my gay song cycle which began with "Exile" and "Infidel". But the story continues as we flashback to our young hero Billy's life as a teenager. We will meet his family, we will hear how he grew up - and we will encounter the situations that caused him to run away from home. And we will see many of the reasons he became the young man we know.

These 15 songs are very special to me. I loved singing the songs - but also their ability to share in telling the stories of young LGBT folks and all the brave people like Billy who try to live their lives openly and honestly.

Please join me on January 27 for this new adventure. I can't wait to share it with you...

INFIDEL IS HERE!

Today is the day! And I am so happy to present to you my 10th album, INFIDEL!

As you’ve all been seeing, this album continues to story of our young gay hero, Billy - and these songs reflect his life and thoughts as he emerges from a life on the street and discovers the passion and power in his own voice and actions.

I hope you enjoy the new album - It’s a new sound for me, and I am excited to hear what you think!

Thanks so much to everyone for your support in the release of this album, which is a very special milestone for me!

 

Alan G.

The news has been announced - and we are very glad to share that Alan's new album will be called INFIDEL !

The pop/rock album will continue the story of "Billy", the young gay hero from the "Exile" and "Exile Extended" albums - and feature his story as he moves past his life on the streets. More info as it becomes available.

We are happy to congratulate Alan on this new project - which is his 10th album!

Join the countdown to release day on Facebook at:
www.facebook.com/AlanGMusic

Today’s the day - and EVERLASTING is here!

I’m so proud to share with you this very special album - celebrating the music and legacy of Andy Gibb. Thank you to all who have helped me make such a terrific tribute - and who have the creation of my 9th album such an amazing experience!

And now, on with the show! Thanks everyone for your amazing support! It means the world to me!

Alan

Alan's new album-is called EVERLASTING - and will be available on February 11!

A tribute to the musical legacy and songs of Andy Gibb, EVERLASTING features 8 tracks - and pays homage to this very special musical artist.

"This is the first time I have recorded an album of cover songs," says Alan. "And it's very special to have recorded some of the songs that Andy sang - and which he wrote with his brothers... It was an amazing experience to create this album - and to honor Andy's legacy in the best way I can. As a vocalist, I hope that these versions of his songs are not only testament to some great music that helped defined that era in pop, but which also remind everyone of what a terrific singer and passionate performer Andy was."

Join the countdown to release day on Facebook at:
   www.facebook.com/AlanGMusic

EVERLASTING arrives on February 11!

 

THE WAIT IS OVER!
THANK YOU to everyone for joining me on this very special day!  Today, we release EXILE - which is a very special album to me.  In it, I have the privilege to tell the story of a very special young hero - while finding my own voice as an openly gay artist.
We'l be celebrating throughout the day - and invite you to stay with us in celebrating Release Day for EXILE!
You can purchase your copy now at:
ITUNES:      https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/alan-g/id315569863
CD BABY:   http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alang/alpal7

THE WAIT IS OVER!


THANK YOU to everyone for joining me on this very special day!  Today, we release EXILE - which is a very special album to me.  In it, I have the privilege to tell the story of a very special young hero - while finding my own voice as an openly gay artist.


We'l be celebrating throughout the day on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AlanGMusic) - and invite you to stay with us in celebrating Release Day for EXILE!


You can purchase your copy now at:


ITUNES:      https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/alan-g/id315569863

CD BABY:   http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alang/alpal7

 

 

Alan's new album will be available on August 27!
EXILE is the name of Alan's new pop-rock album - and tells the continuing story of runaway gay teen Billy - as he leaves home when discrimination and hatred become intolerable... As he comes to the big city, we will hear his stories as he ends up homeless, falls in love, deals with bigotry, confronts his darkest hour - and then sounds the rallying cry for himself and all others who are Exiles in the world.
"I am so happy and proud of this album - and the message of 'hope amidst struggle' that it holds," says Alan. "It is my first album to deal more directly with LGBT themes and perspectives, and I can't wait to share it with you!"
In the week leading up to the release,  Alan's Facebook fan page will be counting down to August 27 - introducing the songs on the album and their place in the story of Billy.  You can join at:   www.facebook.com/AlanGMusic
Stay tuned for more information on this exciting new release from Alan G.!

Alan's new album will be available on August 27!

EXILE is the name of Alan's new pop-rock album - and tells the continuing story of runaway gay teen Billy - as he leaves home when discrimination and hatred become intolerable... As he comes to the big city, we will hear his stories as he ends up homeless, falls in love, deals with bigotry, confronts his darkest hour - and then sounds the rallying cry for himself and all others who are Exiles in the world.

"I am so happy and proud of this album - and the message of 'hope amidst struggle' that it holds," says Alan. "It is my first album to deal more directly with LGBT themes and perspectives, and I can't wait to share it with you!"

In the week leading up to the release,  Alan's Facebook fan page will be counting down to August 27 - introducing the songs on the album and their place in the story of Billy.  You can join at:   www.facebook.com/AlanGMusic
Stay tuned for more information on this exciting new release from Alan G.!

Alan Guño returns with his 6th release – and his first album of sacred-themed music!

“Unconditional” is a celebration of the sacred and hopeful. In its 13 songs, Alan has again shown his talent for writing inspiring pop music – and now infuses that style with the joy and beauty that characterize faith.

“Many fans have told me that they had felt that songs on my previous albums had religious or sacred themes,” explains Alan. “And while these songs were not necessarily written with those specific perspectives, I do believe that as a religious person, the imagery and lyrics reflect who I am personally. But now with ‘Unconditional,’ I have had the chance to create a whole album that actually writes from a sacred and faith-based perspective.”

That imagery is immediately apparent in the songs as well as the cover art for the album. “I think it was wonderfully symbolic to shoot the album photos near the ocean,” explains Alan. “Water is one of the most powerful and beautiful of the sacred symbols – representing love, renewal, and redemption. It is no surprise that – like in my previous albums – water takes a special place in this album.” Indeed, from the redemptive waters celebrated in the song “Forgiven” to the storms in “He Will Find You There” – and through the constant falling rains and tears in “Little Man” – Alan continues to write with the sacred imagery of water being very prominent in his lyrics.

But Alan believes there is even more in these songs to explore. “The world is filled with many sacred perspectives,” says Alan. “And while as a Christian and person of faith, I write from a particular perpective, I do hope that many of the songs speak to the diversity of what is sacred. And at the same time, there is much that we have in common – faith, hope, and unconditional love.”

And that unconditional love was what eventually named Alan’s new album. However, it came about in a rather disturbing way. “I began production on this album a few years ago,” he remembers. “However, after Proposition 8 passed in California – denying marriage equality to couples in the state – I was devastated at the discrimination and prejudice that had reared its head. But I was equally disturbed that religion and faith had been used to bring about this terrible happening. In the name of religion, the fundamental tenet of unconditional love had completely been shoved aside – in order to treat one set of people unfairly from others.”

“I had to stop production on the album,” he continues. “I didn’t want to represent the religion and faith that had just been used to discriminate against the LGBT community – against me… How could I celebrate the joy of faith – when it had been weaponized to fuel bigotry?

“I thought about it for a long time – and decided that rather than not release the album, I would need to make sure the message of the album was very clear. I knew I needed to go back in the studio and record further – and that’s when ‘Unconditional’ was genuinely born and found its true sacred focus.”

Alan returned to the recording studio and recorded two more songs. The title song, “Unconditional” is a sad but motivating anthem – asking all people to question how a faith based on unconditional love can treat one set of people with discrimination – in other words, without unconditional love. And “Love Says ‘I Do’” is a wedding song – dedicated by Alan to the 18,000 couples who were married in California in 2008 before Proposition 8 came to the ballot box. “These special people who were married in 2008 in California – and certainly all the LGBT couples around the world,” explains Alan, “are wonderful living examples of what we hope for – and what we – especially people of religious faith – should all be working toward. Equality means equality for all – It means unconditional love for all. And sacred people of faith will understand that our religious perspectives encourage us to pursue that equality with all our efforts – not in spite of our religion, but because of it.”

“As a gay man,” continues Alan, “It has been very easy to see the hurt that the LGBT community feels because of what is being done in the name of faith. But the truth of the matter is that unconditional love is the foundation of these faiths. Therefore, there are no exceptions to that. Love all. Love all equally.”

But the stories in the “Unconditional” album do not end there. A few surprises wait in store for those who have noticed Alan’s talent for crossing into other genres. “Yes, our country fans were not forgotten!” explains Alan. “There are two country songs on the album! ‘Little Man’ is the story of a little boy who plays football and his prayers and dreams to be a football player. It’s about the power of prayer and faith… And ‘Beagle in Bethlehem’ is a song that I describe as a ‘Christmas Fantasy’- as it asks the question, ‘What if Jesus had a dog?’”

And those who are fans of Alan’s inspiring ballads will also not be left wanting. “Forgiven” and “Salvation” open the album exploring the joy of coming out of our darkness and finding redemption. “He Will Find You There” speaks to the comfort of faith and hope – and “Trust the Voice” is an anthem that sings confidently of where we can find God.

“I am so happy to bring this album to my fans,” says Alan. “I hope it is a source of hope and inspiration - and a reminder of what is so truly beautiful and foundational in our faith, in our humanity, and in ourselves: Love. Unconditional love. For all. And for all equally.”

Hi Friends!

Just wanted to say HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

I hope all your dreams are coming true as we enter 2012!

We are just about finished with the new album. The music is completed, and all the songs are finished and ready to roll! We have just a few things to complete to get ready for an official release, and then it will be available!

Thank you all for your patience as it took a bit of extra time to complete this album. When you hear it, I am hoping you will see what a special labor of love it was - and that the extra time needed was put to good use!

As many of you know, the name of the album is UNCONDITIONAL - and I am very excited for all of you to hear it!

It won't be too long before the album is released - but please keep in touch and let me know what you think! I love hearing from you!

Best wishes for an amazing and inspiring new year!

-Alan

Wishing all of you a wonderful holiday season!

I am so looking forward to sharing with you the long-awaited sacred pop album UNCONDITIONAL - which will be on its way soon!

In the meantime, we will be hard at work finishing the second country album: THE LEGEND OF LITTLE BRO BILLY.

It's been an exciting 2011 - and it looks to be even more amazing in 2012! Thanks to everyone for being there and for all your support!

Wishing you happiness, love, and equality-

Alan

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