Doveman's 'Footloose': The Lillywhite Session

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  • "Footloose"
  • "Dancing in the Sheets"
  • "Almost Paradise"
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hide captionThe album cover to Doveman's Footloose.

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Doveman, the brainchild of Harlem-based keyboard maestro Thomas Bartlett, has just released a front-to-back cover of the Footloose soundtrack. While Doveman is normally a one-man act, Bartlett gets the multi-track treatment with Steve Lillywhite behind the boards at Avatar Studios for a unique Lillywhite Session.

Doveman's sophomore effort is a tribute to a friend who died at the height of the film's popularity. With Bartlett's understated delivery and beautiful piano work, he's crafted a heartfelt homage to the joys of youth. Stripped of those pop-infused dance tracks, the music has unexpected emotional depth.

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  • Album: With My Left Hand I Raise the Dead
  • Artist: Doveman
  • Label: Brassland
  • Released: 2007
 

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