Lynne Taylor Donovan's new hit single "The Strong One" hit Number One on the European/UK charts today. This is Lynne's first European number one.
Strong One was the highest new entry of any song in April and entered the UK/EU DJ charts on April 9 at number 10. Within 3 weeks, it rapidly climbed from #10 to #7 to #2 and then #1.
Strong One is being played across Europe, the UK and parts of Australia. The song will be released in the USA/Canada and Australia/New Zealand May 16 with Japan getting the song on May 23.
"The Strong One" has entered the iTunes TOP 100, Amazon UK TOP 20, and the Australian DJ airplay chart TOP 40. The song started showing up at Australian stations prior to release as soon as it hit the TOP 10 in Europe.
Articles are appearing in magazines in Germany, France, the UK and eastern USA. We have included some comments below. All of the great comments to date are on Lynne's website.
"Notable writers and the singer milks the lyrics beautifully with her strong and clear vocal. A song that true country fans should lap up"
- Adrian Clark, Country Routes News Magazine, UK -( 9 out of 10)
"Another heart wrenching ballad from Canadian songbird, Lynne T Donovan.
Awash in impassioned tones she holds the attention of the listener throughout."
- Maurice Hope, RocknReel Magazine, UK - (7 out of 10)
"Have always loved Lynne’s songs. This is no exception"
- Bjarne Hesselbjerggaard, Syndicated shows, Denmark - (8 out of 10)
"First class record"
- Jacques Dufour, Radio Lyon 1, France - (8 out of 10)
- Rene Hofmann, Country Music Radio, Switzerland - (10 out of 10)
- Luciene Knapen, Radio Ariane, Belgium - (9 out of 10)
"Strong voice, excellent song"
- Kurt Gabriel, ECMA Radio, Austria - (10 out of 10)
- Rory Heath, Country Barnyard 305 Radio, UK - (10 out of 10)
"Her best since ‘Half heaven’ – she really does suit traditional country songs"
- Stuart Cameron, East Coast FM, UK - (10 out of 10)
We send our thanks to everyone who is buying the song and all the DJs/Presenters who are playing the song. We sincerely appreciate your support for Lynne's new number one hit "The Strong One".