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Lions Ambition

February 17, 2011 11:17 ET

Lions Ambition, the Reigning Seattle Indie Band, Invites You to Listen to Their Newest Album -- The Application

Seattle Band Breathes Life Into City's Rich Music Legacy

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2011) - Lions Ambition is a band of charismatic individuals who blend acoustics and live instrumentation. They reign from Seattle, WA and are out to light a fire in the city's music scene. Their vibrant rock sounds with dynamic rhymes create an undeniable sound leaving music fans with no choice but to take notice -- this time wowing the crowd with their newest creation, The Application.

The band now enters their second year of creating high energy and motivating music together, though separately they have been pursuing their own musical endeavors for over five years. Each year as they grow their music grows with them; they challenge each song and album to be better than the one before. The Application is no different. This time around the group pushed their talents to the max, breaking the mold with a complex album to showcase the many personalities that make them Lions Ambition, utilizing 95% organic instruments in their songs. Their new album reveals their internal aspirations and dreams through their lyrics, experiments with synthesizers, and caters to multiple audiences with aggressive rap-rock compositions, in addition to smooth vibes and traditional hip-hop melodies.

The new album was produced and engineered at the well-known Seattle recording studio, Jupiter Studios, where notable musicians including Kings of Leon, Dave Matthews, Death Cab for Cutie, REM, Modest Mouse, Blue Scholars, and Amber Pacific once worked out of to realize their own musical visions. "These guys were a blast to work with," said Producer, Joe LaRosee at Jupiter Studios. "I am very proud to have been a part of this record." LaRosee said the guys have a "great work ethic and willingness to try new things they maybe would not have thought of before and took ideas into the studio allowing them to develop organically -- they have truly made something special."

The Application is the band's first professionally produced album following their latest, Fruition of a Dream, produced in their own garage. "This album will appeal to everyone. It's a fusion of several music genres like aggressive rap-rock, mainstream sounds, as well as hip hop elements with modern rock," explained Frankie Yaptinchay, one of the band's leading MCs. Lions Ambition will reveal their newest album, The Application; live in Seattle at the ShowBox in SODO on February 26 with support from fellow bands Eclectic Approach, Eli Porter, and Ben Union. The album will also be released and available on iTunes and CD Baby. As the band would say at any one of their concerts, get ready to "Bang-A-Rang" with them as they unveil their newest project. The show is all ages; tickets can be purchased online at

Lions Ambition consists of band members David Beukema, Frankie Yaptinchay, James Lobbett, Kenneth Jose, Marlon Turner, and Richard Austria. Together they create a fusion of traditional hip-hop with modern rock melodies integrated with organic instruments and powerful relatable lyrics. The band was officially founded in 2006 however many members have known each other since childhood. Larry the Lion is the official mascot of Lions Ambition. For more information on Lions Ambition please visit

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