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IZ T-Shirts

Singer Mike Keale wearing an IZ t-shirt at a music kiosk on Kauai. (Mike is IZ’s cousin and the nephew of Moe Keale!) Get your own IZ t-shirt! ($14.99 to $16.99) http://izhawaii.com/store/

“Over the Rainbow” on Jon & Kate Plus 8


Jon Gosselin has roots in Hawaii, which is why he chose to renew his vows in the islands (on Maui), and play IZ at the ceremony. Unfortunately things haven’t turned out for the best, but here are 2 clips of Jon & Kate Plus 8 remembering the good times!

IZ T-Shirts – New Year’s Sales

We’re having some New Year’s sales!! First up, IZ’s classic Hook t-shirt! Small to XL $14.99 (was $18.99) – http://mountainapplecompany.spinshop.com… XXL to XXXL $16.99 (was $21.99) – http://mountainapplecompany.spinshop.com…

“Over the Rainbow” in Finding Forrester

As 2011 draws to a close, we leave you with a clip of “Over the Rainbow” from the closing scene in Finding Forrester, a movie about a young man, inspired by a talented writer to pursue and hone his own writing skills. Has IZ inspired you to pursue music (or anything!) in life?

We hope that you have a great 2012!! Happy New Year!!

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IZ: Voice of the People

If you’re looking for a great holiday gift for the IZ fan in your life (or for yourself!) the book, IZ: Voice of the People is now on sale for $9.98! http://mountainapplecompany.spinshop.com/details/63093 This is a full color, hard cover coffee…

“Over the Rainbow” in Dutch Insurance Commercial

This week’s IZ clip comes from a Dutch insurance company. This commercial shows the full spectrum of the human experience, the ups and downs and everything in between. “Over the Rainbow” is definitely in the soundtrack to life for many of us!

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of IZ’s fans!! 🙂

“Over the Rainbow” – Car commercial with Jeremy Irons

IZ’s “Over the Rainbow” is a song that really makes you stop and smell the roses in life. This Italian car commercial emphasizes enjoying the sights, sounds, and feelings that surround you while driving.

Where’s your favorite place to relax and listen to music? Driving in the car? Relaxing on the beach?

Another Free Download!

Aloha! For anyone who hasn’t added us at our new Facebook page, Mountain Apple Company, we’re offering ANOTHER free download for anyone who adds/Likes us there! After you’ve added/Liked us, just go to this link for a free download of…

Free Download!

Aloha! We’re currently offering a free download for anyone who adds/Likes us at our Mountain Apple Company Facebook page! After you’ve added/Liked us, just go to this link for a free download of IZ’s “White Sandy Beach”. http://www.facebook.com/mountainapplecompany?v=app_190322544333196 Share with…