Some months ago, during the COVID-19 lockdown, I found myself both extremely bored and hungry — for a new challenge.
So I taught myself the basics of musical theory, and began writing songs.
Over the course of the summer, working remotely, I co-wrote the music and words of three songs with Brooklyn singer/songwriter Duke Sims, who sang/produced the finished tracks. The resulting EP, CAHOOTS, is now available worldwide.
Here’s the track listing:
1. Somebody Take Me Home (Duke Sims/Rolli) [Alternative Pop/Hip-Hop]
2. Can’t Keep Me Down Now (Duke Sims/Rolli) [Alternative Pop]
3. When the Reaper Comes Along (Duke Sims/Rolli) [Alternative Pop/Rock]
Cahoots is available on Spotify, Apple Music/iTunes and other popular outlets. Check here for all the options.
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“Can’t Keep Me Down Now,” a song I co-wrote with Brooklyn’s Doobie Duke Sims, has been selected as the week’s featured single by Sask Music, a Canadian music industry organization. You can listen to the track here.
“Can’t Keep Me Down Now” is from the EP Cahoots, available on Apple Music and other platforms.
I hope you like the song, friends. It pairs well with a hot cup of coffee. ☕
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