Video: Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son “Lay It On Me”

Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son
Photo credit: Mark Ashkinos

‘Lay It On Me’ is an earnest slow burn of a song that builds to a rousing, anthemic guitar solo and finale.  Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son deliver a heartfelt performance that nods to their New Jersey forebears like Bruce Springsteen and Southside Johnny while forging their own 21st Century sound. The video features the band performing in front of a bright green background that some industrious fan will use to chromakey in additional imagery. The song is from their forthcoming E.P. on Telegraph Hill Records, ‘We Go On’.

Speaking of the emotional new single frontman Bobby Mahoney says, “It’s ultimately about recognizing our own boundaries, and how much each of us can take on at once without being burnt out, burned, or burnt alive.”

The band is currently Bobby Mahoney (Guitar, Vocals), Andrew Saul (Guitar, Vocals), Jon Chang-Soon (Bass, Vocals), and James McIntosh (Drums). The foursome released a string of singles including ‘Should Have Called You Up (Last Night)’, ‘Nothing for Nothing’ and ‘Roaring Twenties (Live)’, as well as ‘Lay It On Me’ which is available everywhere now.

The band will be playing shows on the East Coast of the U.S. throughout April and May 2022.

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Ed Donnelly is a multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer and record producer from Los Angeles. He has worked with Willie Nelson, Crowded House, Marc Cohn, Jools Holland, Matchbox Twenty, The Cult, BoyHaunt, Gladys Knight, Trent Summar and The West Coast Mob, Smashing Pumpkins, Del McCoury, OK Go, Exodus, Molly Leach, Tom Morello, O.A.R., Madness, The Crystal Method, DrunkHungry, Deadmau5, Zac Brown, CrysP Tyger, Bighead Todd and the Monsters, Jake Shimabukuro, Barenaked Ladies, Tsar, Killola and more. Donnelly regularly performs with Nathan Jacques as well as Little Silver Hearts and records with GhostsDream. Little known fact: He previously held Top Secret Security Clearance with the U.S. Department of State and Q Clearance from the Department of Energy. He currently runs The Barber’s Basement Recording Studio in Highland Park and is a partner in The Atmos at Lemontree Studio.

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