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Gloriana freely celebrates Independence Day

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 – In celebration of Independence Day and military personnel, Gloriana will release Soldier Song from their forthcoming album as a free download for one week exclusively through Facebook from June 30-July 7.

The song is available at the band's Facebook page. Written by Tom and Mike Gossin and producer Matt Serletic, the song was inspired by the band's experience during their trip overseas to perform for the troops stationed in the Middle East and Europe in November.

Gloriana, whose current single Wanna Take You Home is on the charts, also asked fans to submit photos of friends and family members in the service for a special video that was created for Soldier Song. The video will also be available exclusively at Facebook from June 30-July 7.

"After our trip overseas we were so inspired by the military men and women we met," said Mike Gossin. "We wrote Soldier Song to show our gratitude and give something back to all the service men and women out there. The timing couldn't be better than 4th of July weekend to celebrate this song by releasing it to our fans."

Gloriana recently shot the video for Wanna Take You Home in Nashville, which will premiere in mid-July. The quartet are currently on the road performing across the country in support of their forthcoming second studio album on Emblem Music Group/ Warner. No release date was announced.

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