A new release from Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real is always cause for celebration. Nelson writes such open, romantic lyrics so effectively. When he sings: “You’re the best one for the part to play the one I give my heart,” it’s authentic, believable and easy to relate to. He constructs beautiful melodies and … Continue reading “Video: Lukas Nelson & Promise of The Real “Movie in My Mind””
What do we love most about Lukas Nelson ? Is that his band name combined with his song titles are guaranteed to over-run the line length? Well, that’s cool, but it’s not it. Is it that Promise of the Real rock hard like a younger Crazy Horse? Well, that’s cool too but….you know what we … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real “Turn Off The News (Build A Garden)” – Listen”
A great live performance on Colbert by Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real of ‘Bad Case‘, from his album ‘Turn Off The News (Build A Garden)‘.
Leaving you this weekend dear readers with this lovely little clip from yesterday’s Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing annual Grammy Week celebration in LA. The event chose to recognise Nelson’s “artistic achievements and creative genius” where Kacey Musgraves praised Nelson’s role as someone who transcends differences: “He has this really unique ability to unite and really … Continue reading “Willie Nelson performs with Lukas Nelson and Dave Matthews”
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (bassist Corey McCormick, drummer Anthony LoGerfo and percussionist Tato Melgar) have had a busy schedule being Neil Young’s band, touring their own album, and working through a summer of high profile festival appearances including getting ready for Lukas’ dad’s Farm Aid later this month. Not to mention the … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real “Forget About Georgia EP” (Fantasy Records , 2018)”
The Garage at Highbury Corner is one of those large black sheds which holds around 600 people and it was sold out on Tuesday night for Lukas Nelson’s first big headlining gig in the UK. Already making waves after backing Neil Young on several albums and tours, Lukas Nelson was one of the standout performers … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real + The Americans, The Garage, London, 10th July 2018”
Taken from his eponymous album, out now, this is a great groove with soul to spare from Lukas Nelson.
Ok, yes, we admit it. You’re right. That is the genre hopping artist still known as Lady Gaga singing with Willie Nelson’s boy Lukas. But, there’s really no denying that this is a very funky slice of Southern Soul, just listen to that guitar work as it chips away at your resistance. Now admit it … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real “Find Yourself” – Listen”
Lukas Nelson is, of course, the son of Willie Nelson and the Promise of the Real has been his band for the past 10 years at least; this is their first studio album since their epic stint as Neil Young’s backing band on his redemptive world tour of last year and the one before. I … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real “Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real” (Fantasy Records 2017)”
Just signed to Fantasy Records and for the last two years the backing band for rock royalty in Neil Young, Lukas Nelson, son of Willie Nelson, and his band are releasing an album at the end of August. Described as country soul, the self titled album is the band’s third full length release and features … Continue reading “New album release from Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real”