THE MTV just confirmed the return of the ‘Acoustic MTV‘, a musical project that received epic performances and gave rise to several successful albums by great artists from the national and international scene. And, to mark this new phase, James presents, for the first time, his new album, ‘Reconstruction‘. The exclusive show for guests will be recorded in May 30th. The presentation will be shown by the channel on a date yet to be defined.
The return of the project was made possible through a partnership between Viacom / MTV, a F / Simas (office that manages the career of the artist Tiago Iorc) and the Universal Music. Uniting the synergies of these three fronts, the project gained strength and strength, and at the end of May, it will be realized in a recording for guests, in São Paulo.
“Everyone has a favorite Acoustic, a personal story to tell about this project that marked MTV’s history. That’s why we’re so excited about the resumption of this project“, Comments Tiago Worcman, Senior Vice President of MTV Latin America. “Having Tiago Iorc, who is also returning after a period away from fans, is awesome. There could be no better partnership for that moment!“, He adds.
“Acoustic MTV occupies a very special place in the affective memory of all of us connected to the music industry in Brazil. Having Tiago as the first artist of this new generation to relive this project years later is a huge satisfaction“, Evaluates Felipe Simas, manager of Tiago Iorc.
“It is with great joy that Universal Music will participate in the re-launch of the “Acoustic MTV” project, which in its history has already produced anthological albums by important national artists. We are celebrating this new phase, and with even more reasons, because it now brings the repertoire of the talented artist Tiago Iorc. The moment is very opportune, as it marks the return of the singer and composer and also of this remarkable project of the station. It will be a historic day for Brazilian music“, Comments Paulo Lima, Universal Music President.
In Brazil, the ‘Acoustic MTV‘already received big names like Legião Urbana, Rita Lee, Gilberto Gil, Initial Capital, Charlie Brown Jr, Black City, Kid Abelha, Zeca Pagodinho, Ira, Titãs, Gal Costa, Os Paralamas do Sucesso, Lulu Santos, Cássia Eller, Roberto Carlos, Jorge Ben Jor, The Rappa and Sandy & Junior. The last Brazilian edition was recorded in 2011, with Arnaldo Antunes.
THE ‘Acoustic MTV‘by Kid Abelha, so far, is the best seller in the history of the project: more than 2 million copies in physical format only in Brazil. Acoustic of the Titans, was the former record holder, with more than 1.7 million copies. The project has won a total of six Grammys in the categories ‘Best Brazilian Rock Album’ (Paralamas do Sucesso, Cássia Eller and Lobão), ‘Best Contemporary Brazilian Pop Album’ (Lenine) and ‘Best Samba / Pagode Album’ (Zeca Pagodinho and Paulinho da Viola).
Among international shows, the ‘MTV Unplugged Nirvana‘recorded in 1993 in New York is the highlight. This was the band’s first live album, released in November 1994. The DVD version was released in 2007. The album debuted at No. 1 on Billboard and won number one in several other countries. In addition, it is among the posthumous works that have sold the most in history. Celebrated by critics, its main characteristic was the fact that it was able to disassociate the band from grunge, a movement with which it was always associated.
In addition to the band Nirvana, other international names who stepped on the stage of ‘Acoustic MTV’ were Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Florence + The Machine, Oasis, Stone Temple Pilots, Eric Clapton, Alanis Morissette, Lauryn Hill, Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Jay Z.
Tiago Iorc appeared on the music scene in 2008 when his first album, ‘Let Yourself In‘, was released. The disc featured ten tracks in English and reached seventh place on the Japanese Billboard. His second job was’Umbilical‘, also with songs in English. Tiago started composing in Portuguese only on the third album, ‘Zeski‘, launched in 2013, which brought partnerships with Maria Gadu and the singer Silva.
In 2015, Tiago launched ‘Change likes‘, his fourth work, which had as great successes the singles’Beautiful thing‘ and ‘I loved you‘. For that record, he had two Latin Grammy nominations. In 2016, in partnership with Sandy, launched ‘Wait for me‘and recorded his first album live,’Change Likes Live‘, winner of the 2017 Latin Grammy in the category’ Best Contemporary Pop Album in Portuguese Language ‘.
After a period away from the media, Tiago has just presented ‘Reconstruction‘, an audiovisual album that broke several performance records in the first 24 hours since its launch on streaming platforms.