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Theresa Longo: New Original Song “Waiting for the Weekend”

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Canadian Musician Theresa Longo releases NEW SONG
“Waiting for the Weekend”

Actress, artist, Theresa Longo debuts a new, original song! “Waiting for the Weekend” written and performed entirely by Theresa Longo and produced by Music Mentor ProductionsRecording Artist Theresa Longo  is recently in studio to record a brand new song called “Waiting for the Weekend“.

Music Mentor Productions (MMP), a CCMA nominated recording studio & Independent Record Label, owned & founded by Peter Linseman. For over 20 years, Peter wears every hat imaginable in the music industry. Peter is President of YOUTH DAY Global (Celebrations of Youth Organization Inc. COYO)! Peter produced the song “Waiting for the Weekend” written and recorded by Theresa Longo.

In addition, Theresa Longo is a talented musical artist who plays drums, bass, guitar and keyboard since the young age of 8. Theresa performed concerts to a modest crowd of 400 people. She has studio time with some of the biggest names in Rock and Roll. Likewise, Theresa has found herself playing keyboard (Life with Luca, 2023) and guitar (The Cocksure Lads, 2016) in feature film. She also gets opportunities to jam in sessions with some of the most respected and well known names in Rock and Roll.

Theresa Longo Interview by Ashley
Waiting for the Weekend” 

Ashley: How’d you write this song and what is your inspiration? 

Theresa: “Waiting for the Weekend” is written super quick. It’s an easy “three chord” type of song and one I want to be catchy and simple. I actually start writing it after waking up sweating with mid-afternoon sun on my face through window blinds. That day inspires the first line of the song “Woke up hot with the city on my face”.

Further, I wrote this song almost ten years ago. As I play this song for a couple people for feedback, funny enough, a couple people thought I must have wrote this song about them (unbeknownst to me). There’s a line in “Waiting for the Weekend” goes:  “I, wish we could be more than just friends”, so it really made things awkward as I eventually explain to my test audience it was just a song, no hidden message. This hilarious scenario repeated itself twice when I was working out the song, playing it for people to get feedback.

Now, I instantly think of the iconic song by Carly Simon “You’re so Vain”, almost any time I think about the back story of my own song. So, “Waiting for the Weekend” always compels me to note the absolute brilliance of Carly Simon’s “Your so vain”. Because a couple people actually did think “Waiting for the Weekend” is written about them! Really, it was just written on the fly as a catchy tune! 🙂

Ashley: I was in the studio with you when you recorded this one, you recorded other songs that day too, will you release more originals as well?

Theresa: Thanks, yes you were in the studio that day! I work under Peter Linseman’s expert direction and when we have a few more solid tracks produced there may be an album in the near future! For now we are just having fun making great music.

Ashley: What are some of the most memorable moments in your music career? 
Theresa: I’ve seen many concerts and performances. I used to have a contract with FORD Canada to be at every “Air Canada Centre” Concert promoting their vehicles. Pretty awesome to be a part of almost every concert to roll through the venue for 3 solid years.

Moreover, my most memorable music moments are jamming with artists I grew up listening to. I won’t name them, but their advice and mentorship helped me believe in myself and grow as an artist.

Lastly, a moment I’ll never forget? Being back stage at a show watching Slash warm up right in front of me. He asks me, point blank, a few important heartfelt questions, all the while he never stops wildly playing the fretboard as he warms up for his set. A surreal moment, one I’ll surely never forget!

Give it a listen! Do you find the song “Waiting for the Weekend” catchy? Comment below!

 

 

 

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Canadian Feature Film Actress & International Model. Qualifications include live television, feature film, radio experience, TV Host, event production, & PR. Theresa flexes her knowledge of brand development and marketing while pursing a career in the arts industry in the heart of downtown Toronto. Skilled as a strategic marketing & planning expert, Theresa Longo travels nationally and internationally as a Corporate Brand Ambassador and loves to write and record original music.