Long Tall Deb and Colin John continue their genre-bending and refreshingly original sound with their new full-length album, DRAGONFLY.
Following up on the themes of their 2015 EP, Streets of Mumbai, DRAGONFLY incorporates a bedrock of blues and soul sensibilities with rock and roll, surf, spaghetti western, noir jazz, pop, Americana and world roots inluences gleaned from their travels throughout America, Europe, India and Nepal.
With the exception of "Lungs", The songs are all original compositions, featuring Long Tall Deb’s signature soulful vocals and her multiple-threat partner Colin John on duet vocals, backing vocals, all acoustic guitars, electric guitars, baritone guitar, baby sitar, lap steel, and the occasional bass and piano track.
Together with a cracking band of top musicians and guests including Michael Hill, Jeff Jensen, Mick Kolassa, James Cunningham, Bill Rufino, Chris Stephenson and Claudia Hernandez; the core band of Nate Holman, organ; Cliff Starbuck and Melvin Powe, bass; Jimmy Castoe and Jo El on drums, brought together with producer Michael Landolt (Coldplay, O.A.R) at the helm,they have crafted a forward-thinking record.
Together they have performed across Asia, Europe and North America and continue to license their songs in TV and film. Past credits include TNT's "Good Behavior" Season 1 pilot and indie film "Contrast".