"One Hot Summer Ago" is one of the most beautiful ballads of the last years. A song to love and cry that works deep inside your heart, thanks to the wonderful and technically perfect voice of Rustie Blue. She is one of the most exciting female vocalists in today's country music scene," Rafel Corbi, Radio RPEM-FM
Nashville, TN (February 5, 2009) - Center Stage Productions recording artist Rustie Blue continues to gain International popularity with her unique style of country music. Blue has reached the top of the European Country Music Chart once again with her sultry ballad, "One Hot Summer Ago." This is Rustie's third #1 on the European CMA Chart. "One Hot Summer Ago" was the lead single from Blue's latest album, "Stronger Than Steel" One Hot Summer Ago" is a song that looks back to that first love when it was innocent and perfect, written by Gilles Godard and Willie Mack. Rustie is also climbing the Country HOTDISC Chart with her third single, "Shape Up Heart, " (Larry Wayne Clark, Sherry Garland) which is sitting at #4; It has been released via January's, Country HotDisc Compilation, and is on it's way to U.S. Radio via February's M-T-M. Compilation, Nashville.
"I believe in Rustie and her music and she deserves the best"., Promoter & Radio Personality, Nikos Garavelas, CMA award winning "Best International Broadcaster from Greece."
"Her vocal is stronger and more forceful, and her delivery excellent. The songs suit her raunchy style and with great guitars fiddles and steel its like listening to a female who is more like Gretchen than Dolly.," Gerry Ford, Country Music & Dance, Scotland.
Rustie- An Award-Winning Recording Artist, and a full-time Entertainer, has come a long way since her first album ,"That Oughta Do It." Blue has graced the pages of many high profile publications such as Country Weekly, Music Row Magazine. Music City News, Country Stars Online, Up Country Magazine, and has had 4 hits singles, Shape Up Heart, One Hot Summer Ago, Chip Chip, (duet with Bill Anderson), and Jones On The Jukebox (Becky Hobbs). She has performed at the Ryman, CMA Festival in Nashville, WSM Midnite Jamboree, won an award with Bill Anderson by the European Country Music Association for "Vocal Collaboration Of The Year", has been nominated for "Female Artist Of The Year" by Music Box France along side of Reba, Shania, Gretchen Wilson, Alison Kraus, Martina McBride, and Mary Chapin Carpenter. She has enjoyed tours in Europe, Australia and New Zealand and is looking forward to her return! Rustie is currently in the tour planning stage and planning her first music video. Fans from around the world will also have a chance to meet Rustie in June at the CMA Fest 2009.
Fans can also hear both "One Hot Summer Ago" and "Shape Up Heart" at http://www.rustieblue.com or http://www.myspace.com/rustieblue. Rustie's latest CD "Stronger Than Steel" is available via Rustie's website, which will be signed by Rustie if requested, ITunes, CDBABY, Amazon, several of Super D's partner companies and many other on-line digital retailers .