CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb 7, 2013) - Country Superstar Paul Brandt is pleased to announce his upcoming Just As I Am Tour, taking place between May 15 and June 7, 2013, and hitting 20 cities throughout Canada.
The album Just As I Am was released on Brand-T Records in October 2012 to critical acclaim, and features a collection of well-known Gospel songs personally selected by Paul.
"This album and tour has special meaning for me; it''s a journey back to my musical roots and the songs that have always inspired me," says Brandt. "The feedback we''ve received from the album has been phenomenal, and I look forward to performing these songs in some great venues this spring."
Just As I Am was recently named one of the top Country Albums of 2012 from iTunes Canada, in the company of Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and the Zac Brown Band.
The Just As I Am Tour will take place in a number of churches across Canada, and tickets will go on sale on Tuesday, February 12 at 10 a.m. MT via www.paulbrandt.com or www.uniteproductions.com. Special VIP packages will be available for purchase as of Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. MT at www.paulbrandt.com.
Recorded in the former sanctuary at Ocean Way Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, Just As I Am was produced by Brandt, Gaither Homecoming artist Gordon Mote, who will be joining Paul on the tour, and Grammy Award-winning engineer Ben Fowler. The album includes the well-known songs "I''ll Fly Away", "Amazing Grace" and "Just As I Am."
Paul will also be performing on the legendary stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, March 12, alongside Grammy Award-winning artists Ricky Skaggs and The Whites.
About Paul Brandt
Paul Brandt is the most awarded male Canadian country artist in history. His 1996 debut RIAA certified Gold album went on to sell one million albums internationally, propelled by the #1 R & R single and wedding standard "I Do". He''s written songs for Johnny Cash, Dave Matthews and others, and produced tracks for new Canadian supergroup High Valley. His 2011 release Give It Away was named iTunes'' Canadian Country Album of the Year, and the accompanying NOW Tour successfully criss-crossed Canada, generating 5.2 million impressions via his @paulbrandt Twitter handle. Paul released his 11th album, Just As I Am, in October 2012. Paul and his family enjoy using the platform of celebrity to raise funds and awareness for causes they believe in through their Build It Forward Foundation.