David Rogue - A victim of his circumstance
Singer/songwriter David Rogue talks about his new album 'Victim of My Circumstance'
- Duration 8:54
- Date Nov 8, 2012
Singer/songwriter David Rogue talks about his new album 'Victim of My Circumstance'
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And as beautiful piece of music there from our new friend.
David Rowe who was performing at Joe's pub they are new York and now he's here on -- Through the magic of -- you know Clinton clips that we can play for you from YouTube.
And -- here today did -- drug thank you so much for being with us Cincinnati you learn pretty well that wasn't really cool -- and I understand that that's.
Clip that we saw was just it was a sold out gig.
And it has a celebration of the day you -- that you're gonna talk about tell us a little bit about it hasn't put up on screen so people can know what looks -- Fairness David -- a victim of -- Thanks thanks so much -- -- appreciated thank -- that was -- Joe's pub that was last month I release my debut album about a month ago and and I'm very excited and it's my first full length album wouldn't and the show was sold out very successful show on Saturday night and I'm looking for doing a lot more of -- Rock on -- is like sold out venues in New York that's always so much -- and gives so much energy.
Moving forward and momentum.
And as we listen to that -- and as we encourage people to pick up this album which they can do on iTunes.
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So you describe your music because when I was listening through some of your tracks from your website which we want people to -- -- as well.
You know it sounds like you've got a lot going on got a lot of different musicians.
A lot of different fields throughout the Yahoo! how would you describe your.
That's a great question and I and I get that question a lot and over the course of the last.
You know couple months trying to answer that question different people I realize that it's it's it comes down to being -- road album it's a little bit of everything we can't and each song really.
Is this an adventure on the -- what will be tried to do this is stay -- David Rhode.
And as result it really reflects the eclectic influences I have.
My mother -- the -- I was eight years old I wonder girl finals.
In ever since and I want to be a singer.
She played me throughout my childhood various sixty's music.
From game the Americans the Jimmy Hendrix.
To appear in the pacemakers.
And I also love French rap and reggae in over the course of my life -- have developed interest in various genres so ma'am kind of reflects on that and we have found.
You know some some balance and a lot of love songs but you know different songs.
Have all reflect that their retro flavor that I that I like.
Yeah I'm not a dig your mom's style for sure and I definitely.
-- we have going on on the -- he has is that I was listening to some of the tracks I practiced some of your music has been featured in several award winning -- it's.
I can you tell us what films those are so we can maybe keep our ear open.
Yeah most recently last year there was an independent film did quite well in the film festivals -- the -- Command another version -- the movie version of victim of my circumstance -- the name of my album.
Was featured in that song played in the opening scenes and over the credits and with the -- -- from -- and various other well known actors.
And they won best film of the number of film festivals like Anderson detention camp and that's something from my circumstance -- on -- our fans and YouTube.
Over the last couple years I have a video just to have a live show at the Mercury -- during your -- over forty -- -- So.
As a result they have attracted -- people to my shows one of which my producer -- -- who came unexpectedly to one of my Mercury are -- in 2011.
And -- heard of him he's been nominated for Grammy couple -- as an engineer.
On the approach me after the show and have some ideas and we we men really at all.
That is awesome now is looking at this is I mean.
That the resume of people that you have -- went.
And including -- on this album and you've got a lot of musicians tell me about some of these names.
Hey maybe people under the names of actual musicians -- know the prod the other projects they've been affiliated Clinton.
Absolutely who have.
And for me is that these guys my new a lot of them because of being on the scene here for the last few years but even if you don't know then you definitely have -- music in Iraq yeah.
-- -- include basically got really excited them and -- vision forward and.
He like he's very likable guy and very talented so a lot of the all time -- contributed to the album thanks in.
-- -- people excited because -- can Kilmer who plays drums he's played drums I don't independent projects for comparison John Lennon.
Basically and hits from the 70s90s.
-- albums and -- -- one of the greatest FaceBook times' Peter Gabriel's longtime bassist plays and all the tracks.
You know Phil -- hormone produced the big valid.
Do it ballad called the -- And Phil -- came in and produce the locals on that found sung self played before the show it's beautiful so that's just a few people but we have over fifteen.
World class legendary musicians on this on this record and that for me was.
You know someone will orchestrate -- album but to the experience of working with these people really.
That's so that's a lot to squeeze then into one -- to get -- -- musician yes going how long did it take you to create the south.
-- that she six month process much of it was recorded in New York on Sunday it was in LA.
The drums may go to a way to -- can kill which comes from and we recorded -- Murano and other very well known drummers.
Home studio for that you can that's that was -- great experience we had.
The unique experience of having Rick -- engine -- both of which you played with Paul Simon booklet complete with Steely Dan.
And they hadn't seen each other in an unknown number of years that -- you know that you're gonna talk about your experience in a row with Eric Clapton on the road with.
You know Carly Simon it was just it was just amazing to -- here -- how cool -- witty repartee between each other.
Yeah well as people pick up the CD and I know that you will he'll pick it up the physical CD which we have here in studio game -- Victim of my circumstance.
You've got a variety of tracks of course a victim of my circumstance talked to me.
Breaking the law free fall in love that was one that I found on your website that I found some nice thank you tell tell me a little bit about that song about writing.
I'm -- that's a very -- song that I did not read it I wrote all the songs on the album.
Except -- pharma and that was a huge story that was written by and for Matt Morrison from the television show please replace teachers wouldn't it was written by Matt.
And two well known not songwriters noxious garbage -- for it you know and Jason Mraz and and Jeff -- treatment for sure land in the band -- lot of countries and there's no big deal yes I'm happy he's got he wrote this song for his album and for various reasons it didn't make the album but they were very excited about it.
Roman once again my producer had a -- in mind when he saw me play.
And we got -- approval and Sasha suggests approvals be the first person to release on and it's actually turn out to be.
You know pretty.
Popular among the fans so far so.
Wow that is so exciting and that's something we'll -- in -- are hearing police say that you never know you know how we had years of a lot of people right now and and I just -- featured on the -- safer while.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- All right we'll David Bradley out to let go -- and take a break but we want to encourage everyone.
I had to check out -- wrote in a variety of ways you can follow him on Twitter.
And that's what we're gonna probably find out what your next set of shows will be -- -- Twitter David -- ROG we.
-- -- wrote dot com is only updates as well as a lot of things you can get guests at such as the book if you by the song on iTunes.
Put a lot of time into the booklet and it's available as a free download -- -- website -- that's great I.
Well David -- it was a great Cindy and congratulations.
Debut album that's came out last month thank you and continued successful look for your next gig here in New York thank you so much all right thank you very much we're gonna take a quick break while we come.