The Josh Ramsay Present contains an all-star listing of collaborators and showcases Ramsay’s astonishing musical versatility. The album’s first single, “Girl Mine,” is a blistering laborious rock monitor that options Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger. Ramsay additionally ventures into trendy nation on “Greatest Of Me” (that includes Dallas Smith), ’80s funk on “Beat The Satan” (that includes Serena Ryder), and dreamy, anthemic pop on “Can’t Give It Up (that includes Tyler Shaw).
“I actually wished to put in writing one thing upbeat, enjoyable, and irreverent, so I simply hope it’s an uplifting pay attention for folks,” he says. “I don’t assume anybody wants to listen to a sad-sack album proper now. Shedding your dad and mom is a tricky factor – one thing everybody will undergo – however I’m in a constructive place. So, even songs about that, I wished them to be uplifting. I didn’t need it to really feel like grief. I wished it to really feel like love.“
Writing The Josh Ramsay Present was a possibility for Ramsay to step exterior of his consolation zone and dig deep, reflecting on his experiences of affection and loss, and the confusion that may come up when the 2 coincide. Over the previous two years, he’s skilled the ache of dropping each his dad and mom, together with the jubilation of getting married. All of these feelings come out on the songs “Miles And Miles” (that includes Ramsay’s sister Sara), “Spellbound” and “Like You Do”.
As with each venture he takes on, Ramsay wished to push his private limitations and problem himself as a songwriter, singer, participant, and producer. In a real solo effort, Ramsay wrote, produced, and performed all of the devices on the brand new album, except orchestral elements. Ramsay’s hands-on, experimental method has at all times been a defining attribute of his output as with Marianas Trench, and in his position as producer and songwriter for artists like Carly Rae Jepsen, whose worldwide hit, ‘Name Me Perhaps’ garnered Ramsay a Grammy nomination and a SOCAN Award for “Most Carried out Tune” in SOCAN historical past.
Ramsay has toured with Marianas Trench extensively in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. When not on the transfer, the multi-instrumentalist runs his personal recording studio, The Umbrella Manufacturing unit, in Vancouver, BC.
Ramsay will embark on a solo tour subsequent month in help of The Josh Ramsay Story.
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