Brian Hazard claims that he started learning music “relatively late” in life at the seasoned age of thirteen. Though it’s true that many musicians pick up their first instrument at a younger age, Hazard’s supposed disadvantage hasn’t set him behind his peers. After being trained in classical piano and listening to a lot of Depeche Mode, Hazard has used his musical abilities in combination with his love for computers to create a style of music that he calls “electronic indie piano pop” and performs under the name Color Theory.
Since the mid-1990’s, Color Theory has released eight albums: “Sketches in Grey” (1994), “Tuesday Song” (1997), “Perfect Tears” (1999), “Life’s Fairytale” (2001) “Something Beautiful” (2002), “Color Theory Presents Depeche Mode” (2003), and “The Thought Chapter (2008). In addition to this prolific track record of album releases, Color Theory also earned a Lennon Award in the 2008 John Lennon Songwriting Contest for the Electronic song, “If It’s My Time To Go.”
Color Theory is set to release another album, entitled “The Sound,” this week, but this record sets a new standard for the artist’s creativity; in addition to giving buyers “The Sound,” Color Theory also made available a limited edition, personalized CD of unique mixdowns of each of the songs. Only twenty copies of “The Individual Edition CD” were released, making the album a true collector’s item.
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