All Press Releases for June 29, 2021

"Beautiful" and "Western Jewel" New Original Songs & Video to be Released July 10th by Buffalo, NY singer Melissa Kate

Don't miss this release!

Someone will always see you as beautiful, whether or not you see it yourself.

    BUFFALO, NY, June 29, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Melissa Kate is a Buffalo-based vocalist, arts educator, writer, and actress. While her career has included two decades with the 18-piece George Scott Big Band and international tours with Taylor Made Jazz, Melissa is established as an original songwriter with her previous albums Blind Faith and Kissed by Kate. At last, Melissa is delivering new music – and more to come! – with a re-release of her song "Western Jewel" from the Kissed by Kate album, accompanied by a new music video produced by Green Tater Productions; and a new dance song called "Beautiful."

Both songs and video will be released the weekend of July 10th at 8:00 pm DST through Van Taylor Production - TM International. Songs will be available on Spotify, Apple Music, and most streaming platforms and on the artist's website at The video will be available on YouTube.

For inquiries, please contact Mr. Van Taylor at 716-855-1754. Information is also available at

"Western Jewel"
Beautifully shot in Buffalo, NY, by Green Tater Productions (Doug Cashell, Ryan Crowley-Hughes, Theodore Selden) the new music video gives the song a fun mysterious story that leaves open for viewers the question of what *really* happened. Actors Guy Ventoliere and Sevin Ceviker bring the song to life.

The lyrics were written with a critical eye to the perception of Western culture's exceptionalism when viewed through a lens of ancient global history. It cynically points to a dystopian future where it's safer to "stay in." The song was written in 2006. Prescient? You decide.

"Beautiful was originally inspired by a kindergartener who was struggling in school, and the author wanted to convey the message of self-confidence that the young child would likely struggle with in later years. It morphed into the message that while you may not fit into society's construct of beauty, someone will always see you as beautiful, whether or not you see it yourself.

Message aside, it's a dance tune. The club beat and groove will stick with you. A Donna Summers-style intro leads to a heavy dance disco groove reminiscent of the '70s but modernized for today. Enjoy "Beautiful"!

Melissa Kate Productions is a performance arts and education company. Melissa Kate is an international singer, songwriter, stage and voice actress, and teaching artist. Van Taylor Production is a music publishing and performance company. They are all based in Buffalo, New York. Green Tater Productions is a film and video company based in New Jersey.

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"Western Jewel" Trailer