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BABYLON A. D. Frontman Derek Davis Follows # iTunes Blues Success!

Fresh off the success of Derek Davis’ #1 iTunes Blues Songs chart single, “Mississippi Mud”, comes his latest Single and Video release.

PANDEMIC BLUES (The Summer Days) Via WTF Sci- Fi Records. By Derek Davis & The Revolutionary Souls.

“His songs reveal an honesty, as well as a range of emotion and power” – Rock And Blues Muse

“Davis has done it again, producing a record that is a real joy to hear” – The Rock Pit

Derek Davis has demonstrated the rare ability for moving between various musical styles and delivering his artistic vision convincingly in each form. – Indie Shark

For his new release, Derek Davis has put together a hand-picked band of enormously talented musicians from the San Francisco Bay Area and named the band Derek Davis & The Revolutionary Souls!

The new track “Pandemic Blues” (The Summer Days) is about the new world we wake up and face every day as we as a community of people work our way through the ongoing crises. The song takes a tongue in cheek approach on the very serious problems we all face.

The single and video content portray a realistic yet satirical and sometimes funny look at the way we all are effected. The songs style and sound is that of Reggae, Rock and Soul, fused together by the bands unique sound. The video images reflect the tracks lyrical content and piece together a futuristic 1950s B movie Sci-fi tale of the world.

“I went down to the market took my place in line

Seen a purple haired lady hoarding huggies and wine

I said, oh No! It’s getting out of control

Every hour every minute I’m dreaming ‘bout the summer days”

Singer/Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist “Derek Davis” penned and produced the track just a few weeks ago and the band members deliver their unmistakable playing ability, talent, energy and professionalism into the making of this very catchy memorable song.

The new single/video is available through all online distribution sites and can be seen at:

Listen and buy! https://derekdavistherevolutionarysouls.hearnow.com/pandemic-blues-the-summer-days


About the band:

“Derek Davis & the Revolutionary Souls” band members are veteran world renowned players with many years of recording and touring. The band has its own unique sound blending Soul/Funk/Reggae/Blues and Rock which completely dominate their explosive live shows.

Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, the band consist of Derek Davis – Vocals/Guitar, Kyle Bates – Guitar, Christopher Patton – Keyboards, Kenny Brown – Bass and Mark Viada – Drums. Derek Davis,Vocalist/Front-Man, is a former Arista Records Recording Artist with hard rock band “Babylon A.D.’ and signed by the  legendary music mogul “Clive Davis”. Derek has released 12 records to date including his three solo records, ‘Revolt‘ , ’Revolutionary Soul’ and last year’s critically acclaimed  release ‘Resonator Blues’ which produced the #1 iTunes Blues single ‘Mississippi Mud’!  He is the consummate songwriter, musician, producer and showman and has done extensive tours across the U.S and Europe.

Kyle Bates has played professionally on the west and east coasts for more than 20 years. He is a gifted guitarist and session player for many bands throughout the U.S including the MC Hammer label RWI.

Christopher Patton comes from a large family line of musicians, tracing his roots all the way back to one of the blues founding father’s, the great “Charles Patton”. He is an accomplished Piano/Keyboard player, singer and producer and was a former member of ‘John Lee Hookers’ band for nine years. He also leads his own super charged band, ‘The Chris Patton Jazz Trio’.

Bassist, Kenny Brown  has performed and recorded with many S.F. Bay Area solo artists and groups; “Lenny Williams”, “Joyce Cooling”, “Ledisi”, “Bits & Pieces”, “Impulse Band”, and “Bobby McFerrin’s “Voicistra” to name a few”.

Mark Viada, is in high demand as a drummer, he is versed in multiple styles: Prog, Fusion, Funk, Rockabilly, Latin, Soul, Reggae, Rock and Blues. Mark has also played on records for “Outrider”, “Time Circus”, “Blue Diamond Fill-Ups” and “Julie Courtney”.


Contact/Info: WTF Sci-Fi Records

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