Matt Stansberry & The Romance

Let's Brighten It Up (EP)

Let's Brighten It Up (EP) by Matt Stansberry & The Romance
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R&B/SoulRock
For fans of:Mayer Hawthorne, Fitz and the Tantrums, Amy Winehouse, Raphael Saadiq, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
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  1. Brighten It Up
  2. Tonight
  3. In Your Arms
  4. Bad World
  5. She's Got It
  6. Love Wins
  7. You Bring It Out
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Description
"Let's Brighten It Up" is the debut, seven song EP from Matt Stansberry & The Romance. These songs are inspired by 50s rock and 60s motown soul. This project isn't simply copying older music, but rather using those legendary sounds to fuel a revival of classic music with a modern twist. “A ten-piece homage to 1950s and 60s soul and blues that is an energetic, electric and absolutely earth-quaking musical assault. This is a big time sound from a big time band. Look for big things from Matt Stansberry & The Romance.” - Jivewired “The title track bridges the gap between ’50s pop and soul, beaming like sunshine with a good amount of shimmy. “She’s Got It” is similarly infectious. Other offerings play more like straight soul — “Tonight” and “In Your Arms” recalls what contemporaries like Mayer Hawthorne and Fitz and the Tantrums are doing.” - Oklahoma Gazette
Credits
Debut EP produced by Matt Stansberry, co-produced by Jon Schroeder – Two Grammy Nominations, Hanson, Other Lives, Gungor. Mixed by Darrell Thorp – Three time Grammy Award winner, credits include projects with Beck, Thom Yorke, Radiohead, Switchfoot, Paul McCartney, Gnarles Barkley, Jay-Z, Elton John, Brian Setzer. Mastered by Michael Fossenkemper – Numerous Platinum/Gold/Grammy Nominations. MATT STANSBERRY (GUITARS & LEAD VOCALS) JEFF HALL (DRUMS & PERCUSSION) BRINE WEBB (BASS) DAN WALKER (KEYS) LEE RUCKER (TRUMPET) CHRIS HICKS (SAXOPHONE) ERIC LEONARD (TROMBONE) JOE STANSBERRY (VOCALS) CHANDA GRAHAM (VOCALS) MYRA BEASLEY (VOCALS)
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R&B/SoulRock
For fans of:Mayer Hawthorne, Fitz and the Tantrums, Amy Winehouse, Raphael Saadiq, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
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