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Gig Alerts: Rocky Votolato

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Rocky Votolato
"Red River"
Playing at: City Winery
(155 Varick St., Soho)
Get: Tickets | Directions

Rocky Votolato's newest album, True Devotion, came out of a particularly dark time in the singer-songwriter's life. After the release of his 2007 record, the Seattle indie scene vet fell into a consuming depression and descended into self-imposed isolation, during which time he stopped touring and writing songs. After immersing himself in books on philosophy and spirituality, Votolato battled through his depression and began writing again, eventually recording the reflective and mostly acoustic Devotion. On "Red River," a track seemingly inspired by his early years in Texas and Washington, Votolato sings about escapism with deep yearning.


Download Rocky Votolato's True Devotion at Other Music

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