New Releases: “Desmond Child & Rouge”, “Runners In The Night” And new Remake Of Their Top 40 Hit “Our Love Is Insane XX”
Original Members of NYC Cult Rock Band Include Co-founder Desmond Child, Grammy-Winning Hitmaker To The Stars and Songwriter-Producer Behind Iconic Collaborations with KISS, Bon Jovi, Aerosmith, Cher, Ricky Martin, Katy Perry, Ava Max and Many More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (October 23, 2020) – On October 23, 2020 the original members of the NYC cult band Desmond Child & Rouge will release their two remastered albums, DESMOND CHILD & ROUGE and RUNNERS IN THE NIGHT on DESTON/BMG.
Additionally, the band has reunited to release a newly recorded version of their Top 40 hit, now re-christened “OUR LOVE IS INSANE XX.” Desmond Child & Rouge proved ahead of their time with their eclectic fusion of rock, pop, girl group, dance, Latin and punk, and made their name at the legendary CBGB, the popular West Village nightclub Reno Sweeney, the Lower Manhattan Ocean Club and the uptown underground rock club TRAX.
Formed by Desmond Child, Maria Vidal, Myriam Valle and Diana Grasselli, Desmond Child & Rouge originally signed to Capitol Records and recorded two stylistically different albums that were both released the same year. The self-titled DESMOND CHILD & ROUGE features the Billboard Top 40 hit “Our Love Is Insane” which launched a national tour playing every major city. Their second album, RUNNERS IN THE NIGHT, followed just six months later and culminated in a musical guest appearance on Saturday Night Live.
Desmond Child & Rouge garnered a cult following that included George Harrison, Paul Stanley, John Belushi, Bill Murray, among many others. One of their biggest fans, Gilda Radner, invited the three women of “Rouge,” Maria Vidal, Myriam Valle and Diana Grasselli, to be in her debut Broadway show, Gilda Live From New York produced and directed by Lorne Michaels, where they are also highlighted in film director Mike Nichols’ acclaimed documentary of the show, Gilda Live.
Look for new Desmond Child & Rouge singles to be released in 2021.
About Desmond Child
From Aerosmith to Zedd, Desmond Child continues to hit it out of the park creating genre-defying collaborations with global superstars such as KISS, Bon Jovi, Cher, Barbra Streisand, Ricky Martin, Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Bolton, Diane Warren, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Alice Cooper, Mötley Crüe, Sisqó, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, and many more. Throughout his meteoric career, Child is credited with more than eighty Billboard Top 40 hits which have sold over 500 million records worldwide in addition to downloads, YouTube views and streaming plays in the billions. His current single with Ava Max, “Kings & Queens,” continues to climb the charts in the U.S. and has been #1 in European Radio for 5 weeks, making this his sixth decade of #1 hits. Desmond Child recently appeared on the season finale of The Real Housewives of New York City premiering his new single “VIVA LA DIVA,” featuring Countess Luann.
In 2021, Desmond Child will be publishing his epic autobiography LIVIN’ ON A PRAYER: BIG SONGS BIG LIFE with David Ritz
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