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Album review: The Overtones by The Overtones

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Bringing some swing music magic to their latest album, The Overtones are back and just as brilliant as ever. It’s been a tough year for the band, with the unexpected death of their band mate and lead singer Timmy Matley in April. The newly minted four piece have put a lot of emotion and passion into their sixth studio album, one they had started recording whilst Matley was still alive.


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To our brother…💚

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The songs on the album feel like they’ve all been specifically chosen as a tribute to Matley. Starting off with ‘I Say A Little Prayer For You’ and ending with ‘Love Is In The Air’, all their energy, their hearts, go out to him in this album. They’ve managed to put their signature old fashioned 1950s style of singing into the songs and it’s nice to hear the voices of some members come to the forefront in these songs.

A very poignant and lovely touch to the album is that they keep some of Matley’s vocals. To any Overtones fan this will be a beautiful way to honour his memory. A beautiful, emotional swansong for Matley and a way to show the world that The Overtones will carry on, even if they’ve had to say ‘Goodbye’ (my friend) to one of them.


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This is it, we are so proud to finally present our brand new album. Available now, everywhere! Link in bio.

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The Overtones’ new album, ‘The Overtones’, is available to buy now. Tickets for the Christmas tour are also on sale.

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