K-Jo’s “The Dilemma” music video premiered last night on YouTube. Wow, a live premiere is stressful! I had planned a string of posts leading up to the viewing and was hustling to send things out, share them, etc. when my laptop’s performance slowed to a crawl. I rebooted – which took a lot longer than usual – in time for one last post and a message to some WhatsApp pals. A minute later one of those pals (Matt, from Club of Suns) messaged back saying that he, along with much of Johannesburg, were without power. I laughed, relaxed and enjoyed the video.
“Once Around the Sun” by alternative rockers Club of Suns is the Songsmiths song-of-the-month. It’s a dynamic journey, so put on the ‘phones and strap in for a trip through the soul-are system. Continue reading “Club of Suns “Once Around the Sun””
Songsmiths’ new single is “Isadora” by South Afican alternative rock band Beautiful Losers. It recounts the true story of a young Egyptian woman (Isadora) who drowns while sailing across the Nile to meet her lover. Continue reading “New Single – Beautiful Losers – Isadora”
Catch Beautiful Losers live tomorrow night (June 4, 2019) at Rusty Hook
Here’s the first song (Temple) from Beautiful Losers’ one and only first gig ever. A big, sincere “thank you for your support” to each and every audient in the audience and to Jozi’s Showbar for the platform.
Listen to more of the Beautifuls’ original rock music here.
Fun fact: Hollow and Club of Suns last single, Liberosis, are siblings. For the full effect, listen to Hollow to the end, then click the in-video link to listen to Liberosis. Cosmic.
It’s Tulla who wasn’t in the shallow when we recorded this. Stepping into Lady Gaga’s shoes is definitely a step into the deep-end. We Beautiful Losers were content to just splash about in the kiddie pool behind her. Good song, good fun. Continue reading “Beautiful Losers with Tulla Eckhart – Shallow”
. . . When the winds of change are blowing in your face
No one there even wants to know your name
Know that you should never have to feel afraid
There is a place that you can still reclaim Continue reading “New Single – Beautiful Losers – Home”