It’s always nice to get random appreciation for your talents. Sometimes it’s even nice to get offers based on those talents.
Sometimes it’s just a bit odd, though.
Take Scottish singer Annie Lennox, for instance. On Thursday, she shared the following email from someone claiming to be a “New Music Coordinator” at a Los Angeles radio station.
Here’s a full transcript of that email:
“Dear Annie Lennox,
Kyle here from [BLANK] Radio Los Angeles!
I came across your music on line and really like what I heard! I’m the New Music Coordinator for a station that has over 100,000 unique listeners each month.
I find artists who I think have potential and get them in rotation on our station. If you’d like, please send over the MP3 for your latest single. I’ll forward it to Glenn our program director here at [BLANK] to see if he’s interested in putting it in rotation.
Also, what sort of support campaign do you have going for your single (press, video, licensing, etc)? I only ask because we are connected to an artist development firm that can also get you onto 150 radio stations worldwide and provide support for press, video, retail and licensing. The best part is, if they really like your music, they’ll cover all of the marketing expenses. You can check them out at [BLANK]. Please let them know Kylie referred you and you should be in.
Let me know your thoughts and be sure to send me that MP3!
There’s a lot to unpack there.
Two options: 1) either there really is a Kylie or Kyle working at a radio station somewhere in LA who isn’t much of a Euythmics fan, or more likely 2) it’s a fishing email that’s very unlikely to work.
Either way, Lennox’s response “I think I’m in with a chance ??!!” is just perfect.