PLATINUM-SELLING NEW ZEALAND POP BAND GOLDENHORSE MAKE THEIR U.S. DEBUT ON ABC FAMILY'S "THE LYING GAME"
Hit Song "Jump Into the Sun" Available to Smartphone Users
for Free for 24 Hours on ABCFamily.com
Burbank, CA (August 15, 2011) - Known down under for their ethereal vocals, warm atmospheric guitars and steadfast rhythm section, alternative New Zealand pop band Goldenhorse is still a relative mystery to most music fans in the United States. Until now. Their melodic, highly infectious song "Jump Into The Sun" is premiering on ABC Family's new original series, "The Lying Game," on Monday, August 15th (9:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT). Smartphone users can go to ABCFamily.com and get the song for free between Monday, August 15 at 2:00 PM (PT) and Tuesday, August 16 at
2:00 PM (PT).
"ABC Family's millennial fans love to discover new music," said Beth Johnson, Vice President, Digital Media for ABC Family. "This is one of many ways we continually strive to bring them unique and special content on the devices they use the most."
Goldenhorse scored huge success in New Zealand with their first two albums, Riverhead and Out of the Moon, both going platinum. For more information about the band, including music videos for their popular hit songs "Run Run Run," "Golden Dawn" and "Maybe Tomorrow," go to www.abcfamily.com/lyinggame.
"The Lying Game" tells the story of identical twins Emma Becker and Sutton Mercer, who having been separated at birth have led very different lives, each oblivious to the other's existence until circumstances bring them back together. Yearning for the family she never had, Emma agrees to help Sutton with her plan to find their birth parents, setting in motion a web of secrecy and lies.
Based on the novel series and produced by Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television, the 10 all-new scripted hour long episodes star Alexandra Chando ("As The World Turns"), Andy Buckley ("The Office"), Blair Redford ("90210"), Sharon Pierre-Louis ("Lincoln Heights"), Kirsten Prout ("Kyle XY"), Alice Greczyn ("Lincoln Heights"), Allie Gonino ("10 Things I Hate About You") and Helen Slater ("Supergirl").
"The Lying Game" is executive-produced and written by Charles Pratt, Jr. ("Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives," "All My Children," "Melrose Place"). Leslie Morgenstein ("Pretty Little Liars," "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," "Gossip Girl," "The Vampire Diaries") and Gina Girolamo ("The Nine Lives of Chloe King") will serve as executive producers as well. Produced by Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Television, the series is based on the novel by author Sara Shepard (Pretty Little Liars).
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