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Brian Seymour, Announces LP American Courage


Alt-Americana veteran artist Brian Seymour is the most sincere performing songwriter that you have never heard of…think David Gray hailing from Asbury Park. Inside Seymour’s heartfelt folk-pop gems you can feel all the feels and stop the world from spinning four minutes at a time. Carrying a Ph.D. in the history of art, Seymour brings a unique perspective to the creative process, informing his finely-crafted lyrics that pack a punch without any pretense. With a career spanning 20 years, Seymour is a confident, seasoned performer who charms audiences and draws everyone in close with his whisper to a roar emotional vocal delivery. At the piano or the podium, Seymour guides us to our better selves with wit and wisdom.  Now, he is proud to welcome his album American Courage.

 

Brian Seymour has released four albums in his 20+ year musical career including his debut A Thousand Tarzans (2000), When I Was Blonde (2002), Perfectly Wrong (2005) and Speak to Me of Young Love (2011). Seymour’s Select Discography Playlist on Spotify.   


“American Courage” is his first album release in over 10 years.  The album began writing itself during the COVID-19 pandemic “American Courage is a shot at reconciliation. It pushes back against hopelessness brought on by the pandemic and relentless social injustice. The core idea of this project is that love ain't easy but it's everything. I can't imagine a world without the promise of America.” States Brian. Seymour’s forthcoming LP American Courage is a career-defining moment of honest songwriting and powerful performances.

Photo by Joe del Tufo, Moonloop Photography | Used by permission
Brian Seymour

His live performances have lit up intimate venues from Boston to Atlanta as Seymour shifted time to family, grad school and art history education. Along the way, Seymour landed key placements in film and TV, as well as covers by diverse artists including Dan Tyminski of Union Station, party band Cowboy Mouth, and Philly punks Foxy Contin.  Don’t get him started telling stories how he turned a pair of shows at the Viper Room into a lucrative national TV ad campaign, or about his month-long residency playing Tom Waits covers at the House of Blues in Shanghai.

 

Stay tuned for more announcements leading up to this summer release.

 

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