Dan Ashley’s new album Out There mixes topical issues with classic rock-n-roll riffs. Joyous melodies accompany every track, making each song easy to digest and something you want to listen to again and again.
Dan Ashley delivers track after track of Americana on his new album Out There. The eleven track album is a deep dive into Ashley’s personal life, his views on life in America, and the current cultural zeitgeist.
The album (Out There) is beautifully produced with an emphasis on rich and timeless instrumentation. Acoustic and electric guitars are used to great effect, complementing Ashley’s quintessential rock baritone.
“Could this all be true? / Did I really find you?” asks Dan Ashley in one of the more memorable junctures of his new single “Lucky Stars,” his vocal interwoven with the fabric of the background melody seamlessly.
Dan Ashley’s “Lucky Stars” begins in a fog of instrumentation but slowly transforms into a potent ballad as powerful as an ocean tidal wave and almost entirely driven by its singer’s dynamic vocal range.
Dan Ashley has certainly been making some great music in the last year, and with the release of his new single, titled “Lucky Stars,” he returns to the spotlight in 2020 with what might be his most distinctive sound yet.
Released this past February 3rd, the new release from Dan Ashley, “Lucky Stars,” starts off modestly, with nothing more than a single piano leading us through the dark silence, its melody seeming to reach out to anyone listening in hopes of finding a friendly soul.
The San Francisco Bay Area singer-songwriter delivers an emotional track with his patented positivity emanating straight from the heart. Lucky Stars” will be available on all digital platforms including Apple Music, iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and Amazon Music.
Meet Dan Ashley! On February 3rd, he released his newest single called “Lucky Stars.”When asked about the song, Ashley explains, “This track is about that undeniable feeling of love, connection and gratitude that comes with being with the perfect person for you- someone with whom there is an undeniable and unshakable bond. It also reflects that sense of gratefulness all of us should have for the many blessings in our lives. ‘Lucky Stars’ is what I count every day.”
Through buoyant beats and a supple melody that grows all the more sterling with each and every verse, “What Really Matters” does everything that its title would imply it should inside of a simple, four-minute jam.
Ashley’s honey-sweet singing isn’t the only spark to behold in “What Really Matters;” on the contrary, it’s probably one of the more understated examples of grandiosity that you’ll discover when taking a closer look at the track’s most refined details.