Her name is the title of the second track on the album. Remembering time spent with a lover,“I still got the shoes that walked the streets of Le Havre I still got a picture of me and you in some bar…My summer has gone honey it’s bitter cold here”.words taken from the song ‘Stay’. ‘Regret’.“Baby on a night like this, when heaven opens its eyes baby you come to mind and our golden times”. In July 2010 Kete finished recording his first album “ROAD” and is now planning to promote his album in 2011.
Her loss is deeply felt and incomprehensible, “And I don’t want the flowers to see you cry”. Bowers has a poet’s heart and a musician’s sensitivity. Already he has had excellent reviews from radio stations across the world, from music journalists and his fast growing fan base on Myspace, Facebook and Jango Radio.
Kete's close bond with Isobel harkens back to the bounty of records which she would play for Kete on her old record player, while her husband was working long shifts late into the night.
Great songs by Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Johnny Ray, Roy Orbison, Jimmie Rodgers, Slim Whitman, Dolly Parton, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Jim Reeves.
Kete Bowers was born in Liverpool, and first picked up a guitar to teach himself to play at the age of sixteen.
But, his real musical roots began at a much younger age, especially on weekends which he would spend with his Grandmother, Isobel.
The list of songs is intriguing, and draws us closer, one by one, song by song into the singer's inner soul. The most surprising aspect about this, is that a lot of international country artists are more authentic than the ones here at home. His background is shrouded in mystery, but he sounds like he might have been a rock singer before he went the country route.His music crosses many genres from Country, Rock, Americana, Folk and Blues.Liverpool born singer/songwriter makes a confident début with this joyous and well produced CD.His music crosses many genres from Country, Folk, Rock, Americana and Blues. Recorded his debut album “Road” in 2010, and in April 2013 he released two songs, White River Road and Ghosts.“ A top – notch songwriter, up there with such other rootsy country tunesmiths as Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell and John Prine.
One of the finest debuts I've heard in many a moon.”Alan Cackett: Maverick Country Magazine.
If you buy only one CD this year, I heartily suggest that you make this collection your first choice.