Press and Radio DJ Comments

“MIDNIGHT SKY”

Written by Marty Rivers & Joe Spiteri
Performed by Marty Rivers

Ros Ray, Forest FM Radio, UK “Great Honky Tonk music; 10 out of 10”

Phil Walsh, CRMK Radio, UK “Marty is becoming a favourite on the show”

Rita Blackburn, Radio Star, Ireland “Excellent; 10 out of 10”

Paul West, Hope FM, UK “We all love this”

Al Field, Shoalhaven FM, Australia “Impeccable country; 10 out of 10”

Bjarne Hesselbjerggaard, Radio Sindal, Denmark “The No.1 of this month for me; 10 out of 10”

Rolf Hierath, Radio Rheinwelle, Germany “Brilliant piece of work; 10 out of 10”

Maurice Hope, RocknReel magazine, UK “Wonderful, loose and cheery
Texas borders tainted fare. Ideal music to get a party started. Drink and be merry as you toast a real country act”

Kjell Horlin, MCWC Radio, Sweden “Excellent; 10 out of 10”

John Murray, Leith FM, UK “Classic country”

Lucien Boes, VRW Radio, Belgium “Very good song and very talented singer”

June Williams, KHBW Radio, USA “Faultless offering; 10 out of 10”

Henry Garfath, Linedance DJ, UK “Great song; popular and much requested”

Jackie Blair, Country Music & Dance magazine, UK “First class song; 10 out of 10”

Per Rodal, Radio Midt-Norge, Norway “Brilliant; 10 out of 10”

Graham McLeod, Black Diamond FM, UK “Fantastic song - well done; 10 out of 10”

Etienne Berthels, Radio Terre Franche, Belgium “Very great performance. Really nice music; 10 out of 10”

Herbert Fischer, Midtfjord Radio, Denmark “Great country; 10 out of 10”

Richard Kirk, Linedancer magazine, UK “I rate this very high; 10 out of 10”

Barry Gower, Coast FM, Australia “Good piece of work”

John Andersen, Radio Maelkebotten, Denmark “This is a special track”

Mike Penard, ISA Radio, France “One of Marty’s best”

Barry Dixon, Now Dig This magazine, UK “Should do well for Marty”

Stuart Cameron, CMR Nashville, UK “Marty is growing in stature and this top three hit confirms it – looking forward to 2012 for more success”

John Brookfield, Pathfinder magazine, UK “Nice easy listening nice song”

Brian Sharman, Wycombe Radio, UK “Excellent; 10 out of 10”

Tommy Truesdale, West Sound Radio, UK “Top quality from him”

Allan Watkiss, UK Country Radio, UK “Great country and very good voice”

Ian Ashcroft, Linedance & Live DJ, UK “Nice track”

Sean Green, Shine FM Radio & TV, UK “Great sounding song”

Brian Ahern, Pure FM Radio, UK “Nice and bright”

Soren Andersson, Radio Avesta, Sweden “Nice bloke from Malta who delivers a good song”

Abel Stel, Radio Brandaris, Holland “Beautiful song; 10 out of 10”

Stewart Fenwick, Celtic Music Radio, UK “Really catchy”

John Morris, Trust AM Radio, UK “Top marks from me; 10 out of 10”

Brian Lewis, Hobart FM, Tasmania “Good clear voice, backing, beat and a great song”

Smoky Sheldrick, 2 Way FM, Australia “This is his best so far”

Peter Anderl, ORF Radio, Austria “Good uptempo song”

Paul Hazell, Radio Uckfield, UK “Well produced, sounds good”

Hans Mair, Radio Osttirol, Austria “Well done – I couldn’t give this less than a 10 out of 10”

Phil Roberts, KCR Radio, UK “He delivers this well”

Alan Staniland, Radio Warrington, UK “Brilliant song; 10 out of 10”

Sandy Watt, Waves Radio, UK  “10 out of 10”

Ray Grundy, Metro Radio, UK “Catchy Mavericks type tune. Very hard to keep the feet still too. Best yet from Marty!”

Goran Ohlzon – Enkoping FM Radio, Sweden “This is very good”

Erik Topholm, Country Kanalen, Denmark “Wow – his best so far”

Petur Rouch, Faroya Radio, Faroe Islands “Superb effort; 10 out of 10”

Alex Pijnen, Zuidwest Radio, Holland “Excellent; 10 out of 10”

Brette Dominique, Triangle FM, France “Very good country rock”

Erwin Schapendonk, Centraal FM, Holland “Very nice song”

Tom Robinson, Kingstown Radio, UK “Full uplifting song from Marty that just swings along fine”

Steve Snelling, Radio Hafren, UK “Good track well done”

ADDICT FOR YOUR LOVE

Written by Marty Rivers & Joe Spiteri
Performed by Marty Rivers

Dann Hansen, Radio Roskilde, Denmark “Good country, good lyric, very good country to the bone”

Tom Robinson, Kingstown Radio, UK “Another stylish performance from Marty who is building up a reputation for bringing us first class entertainment”

Kurt Gabriel, Radio Theben, Austria “Excellent song, excellent voice; 10 out of 10”

Lucien Knapen, Radio Ariane, Belgium “Terrific piece of music”

Maurice Hope, RocknReel Magazine, UK “Nice opening with lots of fiddle - it gets away nicely and with some nice story-ballad lyrics. Rivers makes good use of his talent”

John Andersen, Radio Mael Kebotten, Denmark “Top quality single”

Eric Montfort, Radio 101, Malta “A super mix of traditional and modern”

Stuart Cameron, CMR Nashville Radio, UK “Marty has a really strong voice with a lovely accent. This is a nice song”

Barry Gower, Coast FM Radio, Australia “Really impressed”

John Brookfield, Pathfinder Magazine, UK “Quite a nice song”

Gordon Davies, Radio Maldwyn, UK “Most enjoyable”

Hans Mair. Radio Osttirol, Austria “Very good – it will get played”

Rein Wortelboer, Peelgrass Radio, Holland “I’m impressed with this one”

Alex Pijnen, Zuidwest Radio, Holland “Excellent; 10 out of 10”

Arno Boerings, Eagle Radio, Holland “Very good”

Brette Dominique, Triangle FM, France “Great country feel”

Al Watts, Collingwood Radio, Australia “Could get addicted to this one”

Myriam Perdaens, Cool FM, Belgium “Airplay assured”

Steve Snelling, Radio Hafren, UK “Growing on me”

Steve Cherelle, BBC Radio Essex, UK “Pleasant offering”

Alan Staniland, Radio Warrington, UK “Interesting song, good vocals”

Henry Garfath, Linedance DJ, UK “Neat words nicely played and sung”

Pietro Scazzola, Radio Gold, Italy “Very Good genuine song”

Bjarne Hesselbjerggaard, Radio Sindal, Denmark “Great”

Gerry Warren, 974 Radio, Australia “Nice one Marty”

Etienne Berthels, Radio Terre Franche, Belgium “Great performance, nice song”

Urbain van Geerteruy, Radio Beeiard, Belgium “Ideal”

Brian Lewis, Hobart FM, Tasmania “Clear vocals, not overpowered by backing, good easy to listen to song”

Brian Sharman, Wycombe Radio, UK “10 out of 10”

June Williams, KHBW Radio, USA “Very good release”

Barry Dixon, Now Dig This Magazine, UK “Pleasant track”

Phil Walsh, CRMK Radio, UK “This is good”

Alan Potter, Tempo FM Radio, UK “Well written and good song”

Ian Ashcroft, Linedance DJ, UK “I like this song”

Veronica Capaldi, WHCR Radio, UK “Nice one”

Ray Grundy, Metro Radio, UK “Nice tune from this Maltese artist”

Graham McLeod, Black Diamond FM, UK “Nice voice, and song”

John Morris, Trust AM Radio, UK “I’m enjoying his music”

Abel Stel, Radio Brandaris, Holland “Loved it”

 

“Midnight Sky”

Album released September, 2011

Duncan Warwick, editor, Country Music People Magazine “A very enjoyable and varied record done so well”

Michael Schroeter, Herford Radio, Germany “This is a very good album with excellent production and great country music”

Keith Greentree, BBC Radio, UK “This is a very nice album”

Ricky Lee, Warminster Radio/CMR Nashville “Very good album”

Veronica Capaldi, WHCR FM Radio, UK “Some excellent tracks here - well-written songs make this stand out. A collection of good traditional country music”

John Morris, Trust Radio, UK “This is a classic country album which will get plenty of play from me”

Alan Potter, Tempo FM, UK “There is not a bad track on this album. I enjoyed Marty's work very much”

Peter Anderl, ORF Radio, Austria “This album has a very good sound to it” 

Graham Lees, HWD RADIO, UK “High standard of album”

Jackie Blair, Country Music & Dance Magazine “A very enjoyable album with a nice mix of styles on it”

Stewart Fenwick, Celtic Music Radio, UK “Really liked this album. A good set of songs which are well sung”

Tommy Truesdale, West Sound Radio, UK “Great vocals and good backing music”

Graham McLeod, Black Diamond FM Radio, UK “I was so impressed”

Phil Roberts, Dune FM Radio, UK “a pleasant collection of songs”

Brette Dominique, Radio Sensations, France “Enjoyable album”

Colin Thorpe, Erewash radio, UK “A well put together album”

Helen MacPherson, Moray Firth Radio, UK “A Pleasant album”

Friedrich Hog, Radio Free FM, Germany“I like this album a lot”

Sean Green, Shine FM, Ireland“A fine pure country album”

Bjarne Hesselbjeggard, Radio Sindal, Denmark“Fave tracks - Just about all of them - very impressed; I have never been disappointed with Marty's work”

Irene Tradewell, Country Routes magazine, UK“Most enjoyable album - I enjoyed all tracks”

Ann Hinder, Southern Country Magazine “Very Well presented album; A good mixture of tempos; this album would please most country music followers”

 “Run Angel Run”

Written by Marty Rivers & Joe Spiteri
Performed by Marty Rivers

Stuart Cameron, CMR Nashville Radio  “Marty has come from nowhere to achieve instant success in the Hotdisc charts. Being from Malta he is the first singer from that country to be released on Hotdisc. His music is excellent and this is a very impressive debut. I am sure he will go on in his career to gain many more fans through substantial airplay”

Graham Lees, Creative FM Radio, UK “Very impressive hotdisc debut”

Tom Lambert, Variety Radio, Ireland “My favourite track on Hotdisc this month”

Rita Blackburn, Radio Star, Ireland “Superb track and artist”

Brian Sharman, Wycombe Radio, UK “An excellent new act with a killer song”

Maurice Hope, Rock n Reel magazine, UK “Bright and breezy this is a hundred mile an hour affair that will have you up off your seat dancing and a good listen too”

Phil Roberts, Dune FM Radio, UK “Very interesting hotdisc debut from a man to watch”

Brette Dominique, Triangle FM, France “Country rock at its best”

Alex Pijnen, BRTO Radio, Holland “Excellent”

Graham McLeod, Black Diamond FM, UK “Very good piece of work”

Al Watts, Collingwood Radio, Australia “He does country well”

Kurt Gabriel, Radio Theben, Austria “Excellent song, interesting voice”

Etienne Berthels, Radio Terre Franche, Belgium “Excellent performance, good style”

John Morris, Trust AM Radio, UK “I will be following him closely in the future – more please from Marty”

Alan Priestley, Linedance DJ, UK “Nice song, singer very good too”

Erwin Schapendonk, Centraal FM, Holland “Sound pretty nice to me”

Bob Birch, Venture Radio, UK “Very impressive”

Tom Robinson, Kingstown Radio, UK “Liked this very much”

Peter Fairhead, BBC Radio, UK “This is very good”

Alan Potter, Tempo FM Radio, UK “Finger snapping song”

Barry Dixon, Now Dig This magazine, UK “Should do well for Marty”

John Brookfield, Pathfinder magazine, UK “Nice foot tapping song”

Mike Penard, ISA Radio, France “Very enjoyable release”

Herbert Fischer, Midtfjord Radio, Denmark “A great song to launch his career”

Ricky Lee, Warminster Radio, UK “Very good”

Hans Mair, Radio Osttirol, Austria “First rate effort”

Patrick Molis, IDFM Radio, France “Great Hotdisc debut from this Maltese singer”

Gerry Warren, 974 Radio, Australia “Like this a lot – catchy”

Friedrich Hogg, Radio Free, Germany “Airplay assured here”

Alan Staniland, Radio Warmington, UK “Good foot tapping tune” 

Pietro Scazzola, Radio Gold, Italy “Very good involving rhythm”

Tony Crooke, Stafford Radio, UK “Very good release”

 

 

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