An Interview with San Francisco singer-songwriter Luke Sweeney

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The first Luke Sweeney song I heard started with crickets. It begins like a warm summer evening: the chirping, a simple solid baseline, a soft, kind voice. Then the song erupts and and opens into a cabana meets Harry Nilsson. It’s a pretty fabulous experience the first time you hear it and the next, next and so on. A lot of the songs off Sweeney’s new Peace Meal album have a smorgasbord of influence: there’s Kinks and T. Rex, there’s Mungo Jerry and the smallest touch of Latin vibes, waltzy beats. Above all, the lyrics are clever, kooky and funny and god bless him, they’re…

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