The songbook of acclaimed singer songwriter Brad Cole addresses the ups and downs of the human condition with both wit and raw insights. Cole delivers soulful renditions of songs from his 3 albums with an eclectic blend of Americana over a grooving bossa/rock foundation. Cole will be accompanied by Philip Sterk on Pedal Steel and Craig Akin on Upright Bass
Brad Cole has just released his third solo album, Down The Line. Recorded in Nashville, the album captures a soulful Americana sound—the product of late night bossa nova jams and soaking up his host city’s country roots.
Compared to Cole’s previous albums, Exile (2010) and Highway 200 (2008), Down The Line is a quiet record, abundant with space. “I think it’s a reflection of being able to empty a lot of the noise from my head and run directly with what my muse was giving me,” says Cole. “It addresses the emotions of being uprooted and unstable, but somehow a message of hope prevails.”
The last 12 months have been fruitful for Cole, playing over 100 shows and sharing the stage with great artists like Dan Navarro, Ellis Paul, Lisa Loeb, Shovels and Rope, Amy Speace and Muriel Anderson. http://www.bradcolemusic.com/