‘Steampowered Blues’ is the first single from Phil Cook’s upcoming second solo album ‘People are my drug’, which is due in June. It’s n appropriate choice as it was also the first song recorded for the album. It’s a groovy footshuffler as Phil says “I’ve long been drawn to the swing and swagger of New Orleans’ step rhythms. The left-right bass lines get my feet stepping, whereas the drums channel my hip movements and the weightless carefree melodies often coax my arms from my sides toward the sky.” Us too Phil, us too.
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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?