Hi, I would like to announce that I'm going to release the first track off my new album in November 2017. The single is called Armchair Generals. The actual date in November will be announced very shortly. This will be available on iTunes, Spotify and everywhere you could possibly think of online. It is a download single only.
The album however will be available as a download and as a hardcopy in early 2018.
Armchair Generals is about how there are people who have become so judgemental over the lives of families who are crying for help as they flee from their war torn countries. It is a song pointing the finger back at these generals as they sit in front of their TV screens eating their dinner and ranting. I hope one day it is not the general who becomes the victim of these wars, as I'm sure he/she would be the first to cry for help to survive.
The song is very punchy and punky with a fractured dance beat, a menacing bass riff and infectious vocal hooks. I have introduced an instrument to my collection of sounds called the Cimbalom which in my opinion is very underrated. The cimbalom was used for many British spy movies and TV shows in the 1960s and 70s, such as The Ipcress File (Michael Caine), The Persuaders (Roger Moore), most of the soundtracks for these movies and shows were composed by John Barry whom was a genius in my opinion. The Numbers Station which is a more recent movie starring John Cusack also used a cimbalom, this film has the most stunning soundtrack, so moody and intriguing. The cimbalom is naturally a spy sound, full of intrigue and suspense..
Armchair Generals is to be the first track released from my album War Torn. I shall keep my blog updated with release dates and reviews.
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