Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

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Radio Songs - solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by rich » 13 Jun 2022, 23:36

something new from Dave?
https://www.daverowntree.com/
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Re: something new from Dave?

Post by vitekm » 14 Jun 2022, 06:54

an album, first hinted last year - his first "proper" solo effort after several soundtracks

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Re: something new from Dave?

Post by vitekm » 28 Jun 2022, 19:53

First single, called "London Bridge" is coming 5th July. Dave shared a short teaser today on his social media.

https://twitter.com/DaveRowntree/status ... 1933408257

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Re: something new from Dave?

Post by Neal Zeal » 29 Jun 2022, 10:58

Wow! Does anyone know if this means we get to hear Dave sing?

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Re: something new from Dave?

Post by vitekm » 01 Jul 2022, 18:16

First single premieres Tuesday with official video, here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwlXJ1mC3x0

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by aldamasta » 05 Jul 2022, 17:04

Just gave it a listen. Dave's vocals definitely suit this style. Album is promising!

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by baxter » 06 Jul 2022, 05:18

This is really good! Drummer from Blur releases brilliant solo album shocker?

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by stephen » 06 Jul 2022, 09:03

Wow this is really good and catchy

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by Caitlin » 06 Jul 2022, 09:06

Really enjoyed it. Co-written with Gary Go who did one of my favourite songs of all time. If the rest of the album sounds similar I'm really going to be looking forward to it. Go Dave!
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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by Neal Zeal » 06 Jul 2022, 10:51

Am I right in thinking that Dave never really contributed to the Blur songwriting?
Thought it was mainly Damon with some involvement from Graham?
Odd but impressive that he's actually writing songs now. Best of luck to him!

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by stephen » 06 Jul 2022, 14:42

Neal Zeal wrote:
06 Jul 2022, 10:51
Am I right in thinking that Dave never really contributed to the Blur songwriting?
Thought it was mainly Damon with some involvement from Graham?
Odd but impressive that he's actually writing songs now. Best of luck to him!
I'm not sure now, there's some structures and sounds in there that sound very blur like...did he have more influence than we realise or have the other members rubbed off him?

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by JackS » 08 Jul 2022, 13:51

I remember a comment from Damon a few years back that new Blur was difficult because only Damon and Gra were regular musicians / regularly writing. I wonder if this changes things on that front!

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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by rich » 08 Jul 2022, 14:14

JackS wrote:
08 Jul 2022, 13:51
I remember a comment from Damon a few years back that new Blur was difficult because only Damon and Gra were regular musicians / regularly writing. I wonder if this changes things on that front!
…or (like George Harrison) all Dave’s best songs are going to be on his new solo album!
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Re: Solo album by Dave Rowntree

Post by jonathas » 08 Jul 2022, 14:40

Anyone got a handle on whether Dave started from scratch with this record or whether he's using songs (and perhaps even recordings, in part) from the Ailerons sessions?

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