New York, NY (September 2, 2008)–Morgan Visconti, the son of Mary Hopkin and Tony Visconti, continues his parents’ legendary musical heritage as co-founder of and composer with the bi-coastal Human original music production company, whose clients include Levi’s, Nike, Coca-Cola, Sprite and American Express.
Visconti has recently produced musical tracks for the Coca-Cola “Olympic
Bird’s Nest” and the American Express “Member’s Project” TV spots currently airing, as well as the tracks for a Liberty Mutual online film for director
Laurence Dunmore. He also produced an original tune, “Shine,” for a new Pantene campaign, sung by newcomer Rosi Golan, that has become an online sensation.
Visconti’s latest projects come almost exactly 40 years after the August 30, 1968 release by Mary Hopkin of the international smash hit song, “Those Were the Days,” which was produced by Paul McCartney and was the first single release on The Beatles’ Apple record label. The song went on to became a #1 hit on the UK singles chart, and reached #2 on the U.S. singles chart.
Visconti’s father, legendary music producer Tony Visconti, has worked with a wide array of notable performers since launching his music career in London, also during l968. Tony Visconti produced many albums for David Bowie as well as The Moody Blues, T.Rex, Badfinger, Thin Lizzy and Adam Ant, among others. He won a 2008 Grammy Award in the Contemporary World Music category for producing Anglique Kidjo’s release, “Djin Djin!”
A Brooklyn native, Morgan Visconti has composed original music for over 400 high-profile TV commercials during the course of his career. His company, Human, has just entered its seventh year. His responsibilities include original composition and steering the company creatively. Additionally, he collaborates with–and produces songs for–many rising musical artists, including Leah Siegal, Sam Bonner and Rosi Golan.