Jacob Swann is a singer songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa. Deeply influenced by the rich musical history and aesthetic of the Southern United States, artists like John Mayer, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Marcus King and Ray LaMontagne have formed the musical base from which all live performances and songs have grown.
For the past five years, Jacob Swann has been playing in and around Cape Town, until 2020 brought a halt to live music. During this time, songs were born and recorded and now in 2021 we have a debut EP, Brother, to look forward to, containing the songs written during this time. Armed with his guitar, he is set to trigger the longing for something better in each of us.
Today sees the release of Jacob’s latest single, off the upcoming EP, a track titled “Two Blue Eyes”, which was self-produced by Jacob, recorded and mixed by Franco Gagiano at Upperroom Studio in Durbanville and mastered by Tim Lengfeld.
Jacob Swann explains “Two Blue Eyes”
“’Two Blue Eyes’ is an experience. Sometimes people cross our paths and it’s impossible to forget the influence that they had on us in that moment. In this song I tried to capture the goodness in someone and how it can heal.”
In case you did not know, Jacob Swann is a professional acoustic guitar player, schooled in jazz, funk, blues and swing music. It’s evident that he knows what he’s doing when you listen to the song.
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