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Affettuosos

Affettuosos

by Patrick Ames

Released 04/23/2018
Independent
Released 04/23/2018
Independent
Ames pursues a hip coffeehouse sound, full of Jobim-like standards, mellow, melodic, and wonderfully new sounding. Includes the hits: Yellow Pill, and Oh Penelope.
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PALO ALTO, California, April 2018

“For my newest project I wanted to slow life down. The past year has been filled with stress and bad politics. I wanted a soft, warm sound, what I call “hip coffeehouse,” in direct contrast to the barrage of rap, EDM, and hip-hop that is seemingly everywhere. I returned to one of my songwriting mentors, Antonio Carlos Jobim, for inspiration, and indeed there are warm afternoons, one-finger pianos, soft acoustic guitars, …
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