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Behind Every Word

by Steve Lawson

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Gregory Harper
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Gregory Harper These recordings transcend the bass guitar and it’s role in popular music. This music is fresh, honest, and expertly played. It’s ambient and funky, it’s soulful and progressive. It’s Steve Lawson to a tee. Headphones recommended. Favorite track: One Step.
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Ken Favourite track... Nobody wins unless everybody wins. Absolutely beautiful!! Favorite track: Nobody Wins Unless Everybody Wins.
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Tim Price Oh this just became my fave Steve Lawson track.. until the next one :-) Shades of 'Albatross' - tingles up the spine. Favorite track: Blue Planet.
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Retroprogressive While I love all of Steve's eclectic work I keep coming back to this album. Its late night feel, surrounds and nurtures you, melodies haunt you and I never tire of it. Its like a memory of some special event which moved you. Favorite track: Behind Every Word.
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Blue Planet 07:17
originally conceived as an homage to Ry Cooder's haunting 'Paris, Texas' soundtrack, it ended up sounding a little more expansive than the claustrophibic heat conjured up in Cooder's epic work, so the title was taken from the David Attenborough series of the same name, with it's glorious vision of the moist parts of the planet.
Jimmy James 06:13
Scott Peck 05:01
FRHU 02:42
Folksong 03:56
One Step 14:55
Deeper Still 03:38


released in 2006, Behind Every Word is my most recent solo album. It features two amazing special guests - BJ Cole plays pedal steel guitar on Scott Peck, and Julie McKee sings on One Step. I'm rather proud of it, and hope you enjoy it too!


released January 6, 2006

Steve Lawson - bass/loops/compositions
BJ Cole - Pedal Steel Guitar on Scott Peck
Julie McKee - vocals on One Step

Co-produced by Steve Lawson and Sue Edwards - www.sueedwardsmanagement.com




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