Songs You May Have Missed #666

Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian: “Bells of St. Augustine” (2020)

The gently seductive music of Daniel Tashian’s band Silver Seas evokes 60’s pop with a combination of sunny harmonies and cloudy, melancholy melodies.

Thus a collaboration with venerable composer Burt Bacharach, whose head would be on a pop Mount Rushmore and whose tunes helped make legends of Dionne Warwick, B.J. Thomas, Jackie DeShannon, The Carpenters, Herb Alpert and Dusty Springfield to mention a few, is not an unnatural pairing.

“Bells of St. Augustine”, like the best work of both men, hits the bittersweet spot.

See also: https://edcyphers.com/2016/12/01/songs-you-may-have-missed-603/

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