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Amazon Introduces New Original Music with Two Children’s Albums from GRAMMY-Nominated Artists, The Pop Ups and Lisa Loeb—Prime Members Stream Exclusively on Prime Music

Now available for streaming on Prime Music is the new album from GRAMMY-nominated children’s musical duo, The Pop Ups, titled Great Pretenders Club

GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb’s newly recorded album Nursery Rhyme Parade!, featuring classic nursery rhymes and songs, is now available for digital pre-order—releasing on Prime Music on October 16

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 30, 2015-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Amazon customers and Prime members in the U.S. and U.K. have access to original children’s music with the debut of two new children’s albums— Great Pretenders Club by The Pop Ups, a GRAMMY-nominated children’s musical duo, and Nursery Rhyme Parade! by GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb. The Pop Ups album, Great Pretenders Club is available for kids and their parents to listen to starting today; while Amazon customers can now pre-order Lisa Loeb’s new album, available for digital release on October 16. Both new original albums are available for exclusive, unlimited ad-free listening on Prime Music for Amazon Prime members at no additional cost to their membership. And both albums are available for purchase as either download or physical CD format.

“We want to make Prime Music the destination where people of all ages go to discover and listen to great music, whether that’s the latest indie band, chart topping pop or the best in children’s music—we know that kids and parents will be delighted by the fun, original and exclusive songs on these two new albums,” said Steve Boom, VP of Digital Music for Amazon. “GRAMMY-nominated artists like The Pop Ups and Lisa Loeb are a great addition to the Amazon family – Prime members will love listening to these great new kids’ songs, anytime, anywhere.”

“We’re excited to bring our new album to Amazon, and can’t wait for families to listen, dance and have fun with these songs together,” said The Pop Ups’ Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein. “We love making kids happy through music, know that Great Pretenders Club will do just that!”

“I’m a Prime member and Amazon has always been one of my favorite and go-to destinations for everything from music to shoes, diapers, movies, and more; and as a mom that convenience is truly unbeatable to me,” said Lisa Loeb. “I am thrilled to now bring this new collection of songs to the Prime Music platform, where kids, and even their parents, can sing along and enjoy.”

The Pop Ups’ Great Pretenders Club marks the Brooklyn musical duo’s fourth full album, bringing together a collection of 11 original songs. Through danceable electro-pop beat and smart lyrics, the album looks to engage children in imaginative play as a means of exploration and learning with their environment and others. Guest artists include GRAMMY nominated multi-instrumentalist, composer and lyricist Jarle Bernhoft and children’s voices and characters from The Pop Ups’ puppet family also contribute to the joyous wall of sound. Amazon will also be releasing music videos to accompany each song on the album, starting with the video for ‘Bird and Rhino’ available today, here http://www.amazon.com/dp/B015WZZZW0.

Lisa Loeb’s fourth children’s album, Nursery Rhyme Parade!, is a collection of more than 30 familiar nursery rhymes and songs. The album includes guest artists such as singer-songwriter Renee Stahl, with children’s voices rounding out the inviting and joyful tone of the album.

The full track listing for The Pop Ups’ Great Pretenders Club:

  • Pretend We Forgot
  • We Live in an Orchestra
  • On Air
  • Googly Eyes
  • Indoor Picnic
  • Bird & Rhino
  • Stuff (feat. Bernhoft)
  • Animal Birthday Party
  • Treasure Hunter
  • Make A Rainbow
  • Great Pretenders Club (feat. HAERTS)

The full track listing for Lisa Loeb’s Nursery Rhyme Parade!:

  • ABC (A Cappella)
  • Jack and Jill
  • The Muffin Man
  • This Old Man Introduction (Declan)
  • This Old Man
  • It’s Raining, It’s Pouring
  • Itsy Bitsy Spider
  • Little Bo Peep
  • London Bridge
  • This Little Piggy
  • Oh Where, Oh Where Has My Little Dog Gone?
  • Sing a Song of Sixpence
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat
  • Skip to My Lou
  • Pop! Goes the Weasel
  • Peter Piper
  • Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
  • Humpty Dumpty
  • The Farmer in the Dell
  • I Had a Little Nut Tree
  • Baa, Baa Black Sheep
  • Ring Around the Rosie
  • Three Little Kittens
  • Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
  • Hey Diddle Diddle
  • Hickory Dickory Dock
  • A-Tisket, A-Tasket
  • Pease Porridge Hot
  • There was a Crooked Man
  • Diddle Diddle Dumpling
  • Yankee Doodle
  • Star Light, Star Bright (Lyla)
  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
  • Hush, Little Baby
  • Little Boy Blue
  • ABC

Prime members can listen to the entire collections in Prime Music, which can be accessed through the Amazon Music app on iOS, Android, Fire devices, Amazon Echo, or on the Web at www.primemusic.com, with tracks available to download for anytime, anywhere listening. Prime Music is included in the Prime membership for $99/yr.—less than other streaming services, with much more than music available to enjoy.

About Amazon Music

Prime members in the U.S. can listen to more than one million songs, over a thousand Prime Playlists and hundreds of Prime Stations available ad-free on Prime Music. Prime Music can be accessed through the Amazon Music app on Fire devices, Amazon Echo, iPads, iPhones, Android devices, laptops or online at www.primemusic.com, with tracks available to download for anytime, anywhere listening. Eligible customers who are not already Prime members can try Prime Music with a 30-day free trial by visiting www.amazon.com/prime.

Prime members and customers also have access to tens of millions of tracks to purchase and download in MP3 format in the Amazon Music store www.amazon.com/digitalmusic and can enjoy exclusive performances and artists interviews by visiting Amazon Front Row www.amazon.com/frontrow.

More to Prime

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