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"TWILIGHT DREAMS" SINGLE RELEASED!

I'm happy to announce the release of Twilight Dreams, the 3rd & final single from Bella

I wrote Twilight Dreams as a lullaby for every child, young or old, who finds solace and peace in slumber. It's one…

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BELLA RECEIVING STELLAR REVIEWS!

As we enter the 3rd month of Bella's release, I am so appreciative of the great response to the album from reviewers around the world. Here are a few brief excerpts to date: 

"The purity of the music that

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BELLA AT #3 IN ZMR JULY SPIN COUNT!

BREAKING NEWS: At only the halfway point in July, I am excited to report that Bella is currently #3 (out of 75 albums) on Zone Music Reporter's July spin count! 

While spin count (number of plays) doesn't necessary show monthly

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BELLA #5 ALBUM ON NANMC's JUNE TOP-10 ELITE CHART!

Excited to report that Bella is #5 on New Age Notes Music Chart's "Top-10 Elite" albums for June!

I'm very ​grateful to Dyan Garris at NANM for honoring Bella with inclusion in this wonderful group of songs & artists. It's

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BELLA AVAILABLE NOW!

BELLA IS HERE!

A striking 1890's portrait of an Italian girl in prayer was the inspiration behind Bellamy 7th album since 2014. No one today knows who she was, so I gave her the name "Bella" (Italian for

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"HIGHLAND ROAD" TOP-10 SINGLE ON OWMR'S MAY CHART!

BREAKING NEWS: Highland Road reaches #9 on OWMR's May singles chart! What a thrill to have a top-10 single from Bella just before the release of the album! Many thanks to our friends at OWMR, Europe's #1 radio station for…

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3-D ANIMATION OF BELLA'S CD!

Bella's official release is just weeks away (June), but Disc Maker's cool 3-D animation of Bella's CD packaging is available now! I know, CDs are old-school and largely redundant in our modern age of streaming & downloads, but…

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ALBUM PROFILE: The Songs of Bella

BELLA Album Profile by Rick Sparks  

(Greenville, SC) – I am so pleased to announce the impending (June 1) release of Bella, my 7th album since 2014. The songs of Bella became an oasis of beauty & peace…

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"HIGHLAND ROAD" SINGLE RELEASED!

NEW SINGLE RELEASE: I'm very happy to announce the advance single release of the song Highland Road from Bella (Summer 2021). 

I loved composing this wee bit of the bonnie brae ("pleasant hill") with Celtic-tinged flute, strings, voices &amp…

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"BELLA" IS NEARING FINISH LINE!

Just a quick update on the new album - Bella is nearing completion, with 9 songs recorded & 1 more to go! For the album's cover art, I chose a portrait of a little girl praying, by 19th-century Italian

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"MY VALENTINE" SINGLE RELEASED!

ANNOUNCING THE RELEASE OF MY VALENTINE, A NEW SINGLE FROM RICK'S 2021 ALBUM, BELLA.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we're excited to release my first 2021 single, My Valentine.

I've wanted to do a cover of…

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