Rising Pop Star Tara Marci Releases New Single ‘This Crush’

Broadway sensation and rising star Tara Macri’s new summer single, ‘This Crush’, has been officially released and is now available for download on iTunes, at Spotify and other digital services. Tara’s previous hit single, ‘Prettiest Girl in the Room’, actually broke into the ranks of Billboard’s top 100 and received over 100,000 views on YouTube all within the first two weeks of its release. ‘This Crush’ is ready to prove that Tara Macri is not a one-hit-wonder by topping the charts this summer.  Everyone has had a crush and everyone will be able to relate to this catchy single.

Tara co-wrote the single with the extremely talented Andrea England and Eric Nicolau.  England is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose original songs have been featured on shows such as Joan of Arcadia and Dawson’s Creek and Nicolau is an accomplished guitarist/vocalist who has been featured on both stage and screen.

Together the three of them hit all the right notes with ‘This Crush’!  The hard to overlook and impossible to forget, single uniquely combines a modern synth with an up-tempo pop-vibe that will guarantee that it becomes a summer favorite at the beach and on patios everywhere.

This Crush is about when you get those uncontrollable butterflies when you set eyes on your crush. It makes you want to get up and dance – I can’t wait for everyone to hear it!”

Macri had a strong, supportive team of collaborators behind ‘This Crush.’ The single was produced by Greg Collins (U2, Gwen Stefani, Matchbox Twenty, Kiss) and mixed by Grammy Award-winner Chris Lord-Alge (The Rolling Stones, Chaka Khan, Carly Simons, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna), this record is sure to become part of the soundtrack of Summer ’16.

Tara has an extensive and impressive musical performance background. Her lifelong passion for music and the arts led her to try for and ultimately land pivotal roles on Broadway, including – HairsprayJersey Boys, and in one of the latest movie-turned-musicals to hit the Broadway stage, First Wives Club.

The talented singer/actress also reprised her role as Amber in Hairspray in performances at the Hollywood Bowl working alongside veteran musicians Nick Jonas and John Stamos. Tara’s talent isn’t limited to the stage, in fact, this dynamo was most recently cast as the voice of Young Tigress in the Kung Fu Panda prequel, “Secrets of the Scroll”, which also features Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Seth Rogan, and Lucy Lui to name a few.

‘This Crush’ is now widely available on iTunes, Spotify, and other digital services. The lyrical video can be found below.

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