About Ryan Farish
Ryan has been a Weather Channel music staple for over a decade. Many of Farish's works can be heard on TWC's Local on the 8s. One of his songs, "Holding Hands" is featured on The Weather Channel's CD released in October 2007, The Weather Channel Presents: The Best of Smooth Jazz. This compilation climbed to the No. 1 on the Billboard Jazz Album Chart. Farish's work with on TWC led to the channel commissioning an original score/theme for their prime time TV show "Storm Stories".
Ryan's biggest accomplishment – no matter in what genre listeners discover him – is his ability to grab and keep listeners' attention with his unique brand of electronic/world music. Ryan Farish's song, "Pacific Wind," was featured in a popular YouTube video, entitled "Remember Me," created by a 15-year-old high school student named Lizzie Palmer. The video, a sentimental montage of soldiers in the Iraq War, was ranked as the 48th most watched YouTube video of all time as of April 26, 2008. As of August, 2011, it has received more than 30 million views. Palmer and Farish gained renown from the prominence of the video; the former was interviewed on news networks including CNN.
Another popular and best-selling song of Ryan's, is "Full Sail" from his Beautiful album. It has garnered more than 15 million YouTube views in a single video titled "THE MOST RELAXING MUSIC IMAGINABLE" which serves as an anchor in Ryan's expansive catalogue of music. Once listeners hear this song, they are bound to enjoy his earlier and most recent work. It steers them in the direction his music is heading. With electronic music being a vast pool of sweeping melodies and driving rhythms, Ryan's tunes maneuver in the waters distinctively, and the beautiful melodies Farish is now known for around the world, allow the music listener to enjoy the journey and discovery, with him.
To date, more than 3,000 fan contributed videos featuring Ryan Farish's music, have reached beyond 48 million views on YouTube.com as of 2011.
Amazon Top 100 Best Seller mp3 album – Upon A Dream and Movement In Light.
+48,000,000 million YouTube views , one notable is "Remember Me" video by Lizzie Palmer.
Grammy Nomination, 2007 Best Contemporary RnB Gospel Album, Trin-I-Tee 5:7.
#1 Billboard Chart Position, The Weather Channel Presents: The Best of Smooth Jazz.
#3 Billboard Chart Position, From The Sky.
#10 Billboard Chart Position Position, Beautiful.
2006 Selected iTunes Discovery Download, "Living Water" from Ryan's album From The Sky.
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