Luke Sital-Singh has shared the title track of new 'Just A Song Before I Go'.
The songwriter returned with a fine studio album earlier this year, and he's clearly in a creative mood.
New EP 'Just A Song Before I Go' was largely spurred by a spell on the road, and features some of Luke's favourite songs.
The release will feature new recordings of Neil Young’s classic ‘Harvest Moon’, Big Star’s ‘Thirteen’ and Jackson Browne’s ‘Late For The Sky’, amongst others.
The title cut is online now, a gilded, Autumnal gem, that falls easy on the ear. Luke explains:
“Music and travelling is one of life’s great marriages. Nothing beats a good musical road trip. It’s perhaps why us touring musicians can put up with the more negative aspect of this life. It just feels right. This connection is never felt more acutely than when driving across North America, which I got to do on my first US tour this year.”
“The drives were long and as such, so were the playlists. I couldn’t help spinning my favourites of the late 60s and early 70s as we drove down the Californian coastline. Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, CSNY, The Beach Boys to name a few. With such great songs and great sights I knew I wanted to document this experience in some way. So, as we travelled, in motels and dressing rooms I began to record my own versions of the songs that were soundtracking the tour.”
“The first of which is ‘Just A Song Before I Go’ by Crosby, Stills & Nash. I just love this song. It’s an effortlessly good driving song, perhaps owing to the fact that Graham Nash wrote it whilst in a taxi to the airport after his driver bet him he couldn’t write a song during the 15 minute drive.”
Tune in now.
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