Kassie DePaiva

One Life To Live" Star Kassie DePaiva Releases New CD "I Want To Love You" May 22, 2007

Set to Co-Host and Perform on "The View" May 22nd

ABC-TV star Kassie DePaiva, best known as Blair in the hit daytime series, "One Life To Live," will wow her fans on May 22nd when she releases a new CD, "I Want To Love You," a collection of catchy bluegrass-inspired tunes.

She is also set to co-host as well as perform on "The View" day of release and is scheduled to appear later that same week on "The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet" on May 24th.

The Emmy-nominated star, born and raised in Kentucky, sang back-up at Nashville's Opryland as a teenager. At age 18, she made her debut as a soloist at the Grand Ole Opry and sang back-up for Bobby Womack on several American and European tours. She has also performed with Kenny Rogers.
In 2000 DePaiva released her debut album, "Naked," followed by 2004's "No Regrets." Praising DePaiva's sophomore effort, a columnist for Country Weekly commented, "The album showcases Kassie's great vocals, which remind me of Faith Hill-meets-Trisha Yearwood."

"I Want To Love You" once again displays DePaiva's beautiful, country-style vocals on selections of upbeat tunes. Y'All Magazine described the new CD as "a mixture of Allison Krauss and bluegrass, (which) takes DePaiva back to her Kentucky roots."

In addition to co-writing two of the album's most memorable cuts, "Sweet Southern Love," and "Get On Over Here," many of the tracks are written by some of Nashville's leading songwriters, such as "I Want To Love You," the album's title track, co-written by Lisa Carver, whose credits include songs recorded by Willie Nelson, Julie Roberts, and Sugarland, most notably their "Good Morning America" theme song, "Everyday America."

In September, Kassie DePaiva will host a new PBS show, "Knit and Crochet Today." Known for crocheting and selling colorful wool hats, called "Kassie's Happy Hats," to help fund charities for the hearing impaired, DePaiva remains actively involved in raising awareness. Her son was born with a hearing defect and went on to be among the early recipients of the cochlear implant, the device which has since restored his hearing.

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 07, 2007 --
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"I Want to Love You" CD
Kassie DePaiva

• Audio CD (May 22, 2007)
• Original Release Date: May 22, 2007
• Number of Discs: 1
• Label: 5 Points Records

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"No Regrets" CD
Kassie DePaiva

About the Artist
Kassie DePaiva began singing at a very early age. By 18, she made her solo debut at the legendary Grand Ole Opry. After traveling with the USO to Japan, Korean, and Okinawa she later went on to sing backup for soul singer Bobby Womack during two US and one Great Britain tour. Kassie’s acting career took off with a part in Sam Rami’s "Evil Dead II". From 1986 to 1991 she played good girl Chelsea Reardon on "Guiding Light" She has made many appearances on television from "Melrose Place" to "Baywatch" In 1993 she joined the cast of "One Life To Live" where she has excelled as the bad girl Blair.

Product Description
"No Regrets", a straight-ahead country album by Kassie DePaiva, best known as Blair on the popular ABC soap opera "One Life To Live", is the follow up to Kassie's debut record "Naked". Songs from "No Regrets" such as the popular track "Sweet Angel Of Mine" are featured on "One Life To Live".

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"Naked" CD
Kassie DePaiva

• Audio CD (February 1, 2001)
• Original Release Date: January 15, 2001
• Number of Discs: 1
• Label: Nudgie Music Llc

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