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“Circle The Earth came from all walks of the globe to forage a sound as different as they are.” – BET

“Circle The Earth’s repertoire of songs is as diverse as the band members’ ethnicity…

Circle The Earth are not to be missed!” – Music Connection

“Circle The Earth blends worldwide musical genres into an eclectic rock stew.” – Grateful Web

“Unique blend of modern rock.” – Top Shelf Music

“[Circle The Earth] synthesizes the stylings of fiery pop anthems with everything from shred-heavy hard rock and emo to hip-hop in a manner that’s sure to energize the masses at first listen.” – Remezcla

“Polished pop rock that sparkles with a bit of 80’s glam.” – The Indy Review

Los Angeles, CA
April 24, 2024 – Female-fronted, multicultural band Circle The Earth, who creates modern rock sounds that offer cutting-edge new-wave beats to evoke energy and emotion, has released their new single “Stuck In The Middle.” PRESS HERE to listen. Written by Circle The Earth guitarist Kazuki Tokaji along with Gerina Di Marco and Adrian Jones and produced by Erik Ron (Staind, Godsmack, Bush), “Stuck In The Middle” exudes a pop vibe supported by intense driving musicianship.

“‘Stuck In The Middle’ is our anthem,” shares Circle The Earth. “It’s our favorite song because it has everything: a memorable chorus and dynamic melodies.”

“Stuck In The Middle” marks the follow-up to Circle The Earth’s hard-hitting single Maniac on Mute,” with both tracks to be featured on a larger collection coming soon. “Maniac on Mute,” written by 7-time Grammy nominee Lauren Christy (Avril Lavigne, Korn, Bebe Rexha), continues to rise on Mediabase’s Activator Chart (currently #53). PRESS HERE to watch the official music video for “Maniac on Mute,” directed by Henry Lipatov (Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson, Eminem, Fall Out Boy).

Known for their explosive live performance, Circle The Earth Michael McBay (bass), Kazuki Tokaji (guitar), Sandro Feliciano (drums), Sandy Chao Wang (keyboard), Khadia Handon (vocals) – will celebrate the release of “Stuck In The Middle” at their next Los Angeles show this Friday, April 26th at Harvard & Stone with Sarah and the Safe Word (PRESS HERE for more info).

Formed by McBay in 2018, Circle The Earth features a lineup of professional musicians from around the world – Japan (Kazuki), Brazil (Sandro), Taiwan (Sandy), and the U.S. (Michael and Khadia) – delivering powerful melodic songs that showcase hard, groove-filled licks and memorable lyrics. The group’s forthright attitude on stage and off is about ethnic inclusion, cultural understanding, international cooperation, personal integrity, and spiritual awareness. Their overall message has always been about bringing people hope, love, and truth through positive and uplifting music.

Circle The Earth officially debuted in 2020 with their single Could Be You and have since amassed more than 4 million views on their YouTube channel and over 1 million streams on Spotify in addition to media support from the likes of BET, Music Connection, Spectrum News, mxdwn, New Noise Magazine, The Indy Review, AntiMusic, The Rock Revival, and more. In 2023, the Los Angeles-based quintet released their debut EP Hey Goodbye, an 8-song collection, mostly produced by Ethan Kaufman (Avril Lavigne, Ryan Cabrera, DOROTHY), that includes fan-favorites Diamonds,” Dead, Sweetest Pain, and Too Many Pieces.”


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