Demarco’s recent musical exploits in Europe is already bearing fruit after the entertainer’s 2009 release ‘Standing Soldier’ has made a comeback, debuting at No.9 in March this year on the Austrian iTunes Reggae Chart despite being released on the continent almost four years earlier.
In 2011 the song also topped the Reggae Chart in Norway and peaked at No.29 in Canada respectively.
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In a release to the media Demarco says he is very pleased but not surprised by the renewed attention the song has been receiving.
“I am very happy, but not surprised, this is the result of outputting good music that can cross boundaries coupled with solid promotion.” – A spirited Demarco said.
Back in Jamaica from last week’s stint in Bahamas, the ‘I Love My Life’ singer is now making final preparations for Toronto, Canada as headliner for a concert in Victoria Park. The event unfolds on Saturday, May 18th at the Hickory House. From there Demarco will turn his attention to Atlanta, Georgia for the Atlanta Caribbean Unity Festival to be held at the Wade Walker Park, the bill also features Soca sensations Rupee and Kerwin Dubois. The triad of concerts will culminate with a performance in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) city of Dubai.
For Demarco, Dubai is very significant as this denotes his first time plying his trade in the Persian Gulf while introducing his brand of music into that marketplace.
Meanwhile, after partnering with Energy Drink Company – Liquid Herbal Nitro for the project, the international Dancehall star is expected to premier the official video for the DJ Frass produced ‘Continue Whine’ this week.