They are one of the most sought after artists when it comes to kids music. Their Disney show is known world wide and they have amassed a huge following. Four guys on a mission to inspire young kids and bring joy through the love of music.
It has been just over two years since their last release and this one is proving to be a super awesome collection. There are 13 fun filled songs for kids and parents alike, to enjoy. The songs promote healthy eating with cool snacks, positive play with friends and over coming obstacles of childhood fears life turning in at bedtime.
Their story is the super hero story of the power of our imagination. All four members, Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche, and Scott “Smitty” Smith are from the beautiful city of New Orleans. Inspired by the stories they told their children at bedtime they began brainstorming about how they could use them to inspire positive kids shows, and songs that would encourage confidence and realistic goals for kids of all ages.
During the disaster of Hurricane Katrina their lives were topsy turvy but even amid the chaos and clean up it only made them stronger. Their motto is “ Reach high, think big, work hard, have fun!”
Crowds are lining up down the streets to get in to see a show. One of their recent concerts, part of their “In a Big Warehouse” tour the show brought over 150,000 fans and was ranked as one of Pollstar magazines top 100 tours of that year.
live performances have appeared on “Good Morning America,”
“The View” and “LIVE with Regis and Kelly.” They
have been featured on NPR’s “American Routes” and “Morning
Addition, and their music has become a solid fixture on SiriusXM Kids
Place Live for nearly 15 years.
The Movers have written and recorded roughly 200 songs. Their music was featured on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “Wipeout” and “The Today Show.” Their songs are also heard at Disney parks, cruise ships, etc.
Over the last decade, the Movers have performed for more than a million fans across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. They are the top-rated and best-reviewed major touring act according to Ticketmaster.com for families. Their show has aired in over 55 countries across the world and can be heard in over 12 languages.
The Movers have had the pleasure to perform at the White House entertaining two different presidents and are currently active roster members for Armed Forces Entertainment and Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
The first track “Sock”s is something most of us deal with every day. We have all kinds of socks, socks with no mate, long socks, short socks, socks with toes.
“Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” is so cool. It talks about a cool tea party under a tree and a cast of characters who will mesmerize you as you become part one of the special guests at the “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.” It has a rocking groove to it and your gonna want to move along.
“Prized by many parents for non-condescending lyrics and music that evokes the Beastie Boys or Red Hot Chili Peppers” – The New York Times
A mix of new wave, old school funk, and super cool grooves, you’ll say it’s a great blend of cool pop and hippity hop country/folk that keeps your feet moving.
“Kindergarten Graduation” is bright and exciting with the electronic synth vibes. It brought back memories of my
“[The Movers have] a dash of rebellion and songs that are fresh and
And last but certainly not least the final song I would like to mention is only 46 seconds, but it is the funniest and coolest little song on the collection. My granddaughter loves our cats and this one made her laugh so hard. She now sings it every day to her not so little cat, “Little Dude”. I truly enjoy what these guys are doing. They are bringing the love and laughter of music to so many kids around the world and it’s amazing. To see their face light up and hear the laughter as they sing along is so worth it all.
“The Movers will win kids over with their silly antics, but they back up the silliness with positive messages about teamwork, respect for others, and creative problem solving.” – Common Sense Media
This is a must have collection wher you’ll find Rich Collins on drums, guitar, bass, keys, Scott Durbin on keys, and mandolin. You’ll find Dave Poche -on bass and Scott “Smitty” Smith on guitar. The Imagination Movers would slide into the style of Kids music, idie pop, and power pop and they have been likened to artist such as Blink 182, They Might Be Giants, and Barenaked Ladies.
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