Madness News: Drummer releases debut ELO/Supertramp-inspired solo album 6th July on DW Records

Madness News: Drummer releases debut ELO/Supertramp-inspired solo album 6th July on DW Records

WOODY WOODGATE

‘IN YOUR MIND’

Debut album released 6th July on DW Records

‘In Your Mind’ is a complete and joyous affair with an eye for childlike wonder and pop sensibility.

The bouncy breezy ‘In Your Mind’ bursts with a rich sense of brotherly love – an ode to a younger brother battling with his demons. ‘Come To Me’ continues the theme – idiosyncratic and undeniably catchy, it stings the senses in all the right places including a bristling brass section.

 

‘We’re All Going To Brighton’ shares childhood memories with an easy going, seaside feel while the ska-tinged ‘Friday Night To Sunday Morning’ recollects the nutty boy’s slick, big production pop.

 

The most reflective moment on the record belongs to album closer ‘Thank You’, a soothingly melancholic ballad complete with strings and horns, Woody’s most intimate and affecting song on record to date.

 

With a little help from some close friends including South London born singer-songwriter Dan Shears (vocals), Tim Maple (guitar/keyboards), Dan Drury (bass), The Brass Monkeys (Madness’ brass section), wife Siobhan Fitzpatrick (vocals), and brother Nick (Oohs, Aahs, and guitar solos), ‘In Your Mind’ floats along on a sea of nostalgia and sing-along appeal.

Video to new single ‘In Your Mind’ here:

Look out for Woody Woodgate solo shows soon.

www.dw-records.com / http://www.rethink.org/ / www.woodywoodgate.co.uk

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Madness News: Drummer releases debut ELO/Supertramp-inspired solo album 6th July on DW Records