Murray A. Lightburn as the lead singer of the Montreal Chamber-Pop band The Dears has released what might be the Soul album of the year with his latest solo effort Hear Me Out. With his street corner vocal style and an expressive voice that at times brings to mind Bryan Wilson and at other times Scott Walker to complement his Curtis Mayfield vibe, a new star is forming before your very ears.
St. Paul Peterson is best known as the keyboard player that replaced Jimmy Jam for Morris Day and the time. Discovered by Prince as a teenager, Peterson is know a much in demand session player having tickled the ivories for the likes of Steve Miller, Stevie Wonder, Boy George, Lionel Richie and many others.
After a highly successful crossover career Darius Rucker, aka Hootie, has reassembled his band The Blowfish and will be releasing an album in early 2019.
It’s hard to get my ears around the fact that next week, September 7, 2018, our ears will be treated to new records from Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, and Lenny Kravit. It is true. Stay tuned for Raise Vibration, In The Blue Light, and Egypt Station.
The new record, Love Is Here To Stay is out soon. In the meantime, check out this one from the duo.
Recorded live in 2015 as part of the Jools Holland annual new years eve annual Hootenanny.