Blessid Union of Souls has thus far clocked in a number one smash, a trio of top tens, five top 20 tunes and seven to hit the top 40, spanning the diverse likes of the iconic ballad “I Believe,” the quirky and colorful “Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me),” the acoustically framed “Light In Your Eyes”, plus romantic favorites like “I Wanna Be There” and “Let Me Be the One” (to name a mere handful). Add in the gold selling landmark debut disc Home, being featured on the gold selling Carole King tribute album Tapestry Revisited and the double platinum soundtrack for “Pokemon: The First Movie”, in addition to appearances on “Contact” (starring Jodie Foster), “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective”, & numerous TV shows, and Blessid Union of Souls’ fingerprints have literally encountered every facet of pop culture. This Friday (Nov 17), Blessid Union of Souls will be releasing a new version of “I Believe” featuring Building 429’s Jason Roy.
In this TCB exclusive, Eliot reminisces about the original release of “I Believe” in 1995 and the continued relevance of the song in today’s society. Eliot speaks on the message behind the track and how Jason’s involvement blends and meshes with his own. Finally, he shares the message he hopes this new release delivers to an expanded audience.