Music Video: Louie Bello - Shotgun
Louie Bello, a Boston native and unsigned award-winning singer/songwriter launches his anticipated album, "Long Way Home", for release. The release concert kicks-off in Boston, hitting the major cities around the country, with his unique sound sure to land him a bigger following as he hits each city. The launch event takes place at the Oyster Bar, in Quincy”s Marina Bar, June 15th, with doors opening at 6:30pm; the show starts at 7:30, so try to arrive early to catch a place. Often compared to early Motown artists, Bello, the melodic genius, has created quite the fan base in Boston with his diverse lyrics and creative spin on R&B. Musically rooted in jazz, pop and soul, he is acclaimed by his fans as the "King of Hustle" for his efforts to market himself independently. He says of his beloved project being worth the wait, 'The Long Way Home' is a labor of love for me. Its been a long road on my musical journey and I tried to incorporate that speak of life and love. I think there is something for everyone'.
His popular hit "Shotgun" gives you the free feeling of celebrating a hot summer romance. With edgy lyrics and a voice that touches your soul this song is a must add for your summer play list. On the album you can find songs produced by legends like Jordan Gatsby, engineering by Grammy winner Ken Lewis, and production by the sought after Al Watkins and Malik Williams. In addition to song after song of feel good music, in the wake of the recent Boston tragedy Bello's "Boston You're My Home" song drew a lot of attention to the city, the track being a celebration of the resilience of the Boston community, says Bello. He says he is all about making feel good music for the people; last year he was nominated for the Boston Music Artist of the Year award, and this year he is nominated for a 2013 Hollywood Media Award.
Make sure to catch him at this month's Soul Factory Presents show at DROM (NYC) along with AARIES, F.L.O.W.