PRESS: National Newswire Review of Cast Iron Letters

5.30.07

Article originally published on May 30, 2007

National Newswire 5 / 30 /07

PENNING ‘CAST IRON LETTERS ' THAT STAND THE TEST OF TIME: SINGER SONGWRITER ADAM ZWIG KEEPS THE LEGACY OF MUSICALLY TRANSPORTING,CONSCIOUSNESS LIBERATINGFOLK- ROCK ALIVE ON HIS FOURTH RELEASE FOR CONSCIOUS RECORDS

Currently Being Promoted To Adult Contemporary, Top 40 and College Radio, The Spiritually Powerful, Socially Incisive Collection Was Co-Produced—Like Zwig's Three Previous Solo Recordings—By Veteran Producer and Engineer Jon Plum (Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Melissa Etheridge, Blind Melon)

Prior To Rediscovering His Blues/Folk Roots, the Oregon-Based Zwig Was The Guitarist For The Popular Rock Band Shapeshifter, Which Released Four Albums On Pinch Hit Records

Adam Zwig may be a working psychotherapist when he's not recording or touring the U.S. and Europe, but like most brilliant, socially conscious blues and folk driven singer-songwriters, he prefers to let his songs and their titles speak for themselves. The title of Cast Iron Letters , his forth release on Conscious Records, however, is a perfect metaphor for his creative metamorphosis since launching his solo career in 2002 after four years with the popular commercial rock band Shapeshifter.

“Cast iron is something that's solid and will stand the test of time, while letters are about communication,” says Zwig, the originator, songwriter and lead guitarist for the group, which toured the country, produced an award winning video, released four albums on Pinch Hit Records and scored the national hit single “My Enemy,” at one point the most downloaded song on Napster.

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