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Colton Ford will perform his new single, “Unity,” live at REBAR Chelsea (225 W 19) tonight.  The title track from his latest EP, the song is a celebratory Pride anthem about coming together as brothers and sisters of the human race.

“Freedom and acceptance are something to celebrate,” says Colton Ford, “especially in this season of Pride! We have come a long way in our fight to be seen, heard, acknowledged and respected and we have a lot to be thankful for, but there is still work to be done, and we are more powerful doing it together than apart.”

 

The song follows Ford’s previous releases: “Stronger,” about a relationship with self and “Stay,” about a relationship with someone else. “Unity” expands on the theme of relationship, but focuses on the power of our coming together, united in our demand for change. 

“It’s time that we work together and respect one another and our differences,” the 58-year-old continues from his NYC home.   “Standing at odds with one another only weakens us.”

Colton Ford has been in the music business for forty years.  He was signed to Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter Denise Rich's production company and had two deals with Virgin in the '90's. He’s released four full-length albums, two EPs, and numerous Billboard charting singles.    

He has also made his mark in film.  Ford was featured in Another Gay Sequel and John Schlesinger’s The Next Best Thing, starring Madonna and Rupert Everett, and was the subject of the acclaimed 2003 documentary, “Naked Fame.”

In 2019, he began a song producing collaboration with Ron Schrader and Spin Sista.  Collectively, they are Woop Woop Productions and the Unity EP is their first release.

For more information on Colton Ford, click here.

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