An Interview with San Francisco singer-songwriter Luke Sweeney [The Bay Bridged]


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…

Read the full interview on The Bay Bridged

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