‘Roy Shakked’ releases beautiful, sublime, melodic and majestic new E.P ‘I’m Telling Everyone’ on 6 July 2020.
Roy Shakked’s music career has taken many turns over the years. After graduating from college, he worked as a video game composer in NYC.
NEW SOUND EXPRESS PREMIER SONGWRITERS AND COMPOSERS OF 2020: ‘I’m Telling Everyone’ is a beautiful ‘Rufus Wainright’ meets ‘Alan Parsons’ esque EP with a timeless, classic and ethereal pop rock atmosphere. – New Sound Express UK
His next job was a record label A&R manager in Los Angeles.
He followed that up by starting his own label, releasing eclectic underground grooves produced by himself and fellow friends, and finally releasing his songs featuring his vocals & lyrics, often playing all instruments.
His original albums have been released under different pen names including Holmes (over 3 million music streams to date), The Bright Wild, Orb Roybison and The Tao of Groove – all released under his Groove Gravy Records label.
Through the years, Roy’s music has been featured on dozens of television shows, including Teen Titans Go!, Sex and The City, Nip/Tick, Beyblade, CSI Miami, and Greenhouse Academy.
He has also written and produced music for multiple advertisements & trailers in the US, Japan and Europe and has composed scores and contributed songs to a host of films.
Oblivion – Vintage keys, lush strings, smokey vibes. A slow & soulful track about life changes, ambivalence and love.
I’m Telling Everyone – Dark & funky, piano-driven electro-pop song about submission, admission and life lessons.
Natalia – A Beatles-esque piano waltz dedicated to Roy Shakked’s girlfriend
Five Days a Week – Tracked live, this anti-workweek anthem, originally recorded on the first Holmes album in ’08, has now been re-imagined.
In Winter – An acoustic singer-songwriter ballad written in anticipation fo Roy daughter’s birth which happened this past winter.
The new E.P ‘I’m Telling Everyone’ by ‘Roy Shakked’ is out on all good digital retailers on 6 July 2020.