Slow Dancer Shares Songs That Put Him "In A Mood"
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:43:45
Melbourne, Australia’s Slow Dancer — the moniker of singer, songwriter and multi- instrumentalist Simon Okely — recently announced that he signed with ATO Records and made his U.S. live debut. Now there's another, fully fledged North American tour in support of his new album, In A Mood, — an album of smooth funky, sweet guitar licks and lyrics that opens hearts.
An album that echoes with the influences of Okely's heroes, In A Mood is a clear love letter to the indie rock rhythm and blues records heard in his parents' car — but this thing is served on a bed of more smoothly refined funk beds, and songs that sits above many peers in the contemporary scene.
ARTISTdirect caught up with Simon Okely to discuss his musical memories and gain some insights into the tunes that shaped In A Mood. Here's what he said...
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