SINGER Carly Ryan, who shot to fame in the BBC Three TV show Autistic Superstars, has released her debut album.
The CD features a track penned by American songwriter Bryan Wells who wrote Yester-me Yester-you Yesterday for Stevie Wonder.Wells generously offered Carly the song when they worked together at a charity event in New York.
The rest of the album, At Last, is a vibrant mix of classic standards and modern pop, with Carly covering such greats as Etta James, Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee alongside Rihanna, Winehouse and Lady GaGa tracks, delivered in her own unique style. Other tracks covered by Carly include Sway, Rhythm is Gonna Get You, Disturbia and Summertime.
The CD, commissioned and recorded in association with The Heroes Project, is only available as a limited edition. It will also be available as a download in the autumn.
The Heroes Project is a learning disability arts development organisation offering creative opportunities to people with learning disabilities. It also provides a range of initiatives to promote inclusion within the wider community.
For advanced copies of At Last, email firstname.lastname@example.org,www.heroesproject.org.uk