We don’t fit comfortably into any of the boxes that the music industry has created. But over time, I think we’ve been able to overcome that – and have essentially created our own genre of music. And this is how Alan Chapell feels and his band feels about the kind of music that they make. A pop amplified by rock energy, new wave soul, Americana vulnerability, and even Latin flavor.
you would get a better understanding of what Chapell means when you listen to GOLD which is the title of his new song. Alan Chapell grew up in Stamford, Connecticut, and started playing piano and trumpet before the age of six when he was in elementary school, he later played piano recitals at local Connecticut schools. By high school, he found a better soul mate ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll’ which he gravitated towards moving away from classical music. started moving away from classical and rock and roll.
he started writing his own music during his junior year I was recording an EP at Carriage House studios in CT. What’s more, his first studio session was with the iconic Jimmy Ienner as the producer, who also impacted his musical journey giving him more fuel to keep up with his great passion for music.
Although Alan Chapell spent his twenties he Mumbai India, he played with a popular east-west band called Kalki.
he later moved to New York City. Because he lived in India and Central America at different times in his life so he infuses mostly what he’s heard and experienced from those places during his music creation.
Alan Chapell came out with The Redhead’s Allegations, produced by Jerry Harrison of Talking Heads fame. Then later a pair of albums—Soul Man and Love in the Summer of Trouble—followed a year later. Along the way, the group emerged as a live phenomenon. Later in 2019, the ban reached a higher height with Penultimate. The Cinco album was then released in 2021.
Two Fishes was released in early 2022 which talks about his two daughters, Keily who is in her twenties, and Rose who is two how. RAised at two different times and how things were for Keily back then compared to what they are for Rose right now. the experience of raising a child in the aftermath of 911 with that of raising a child during today’s pandemic.
This is a little depiction of what Alan Chapell is able to do with his music in one of his quotes he said:
For me, the goal is always to draw inspiration from the collective – whether it’s during a more intimate solo concert or with my entire five-piece band. We want to bring the feeling of hope and we want to have a good time with you!”
Having shared the stage with Bighead Todd, Lisa Loeb, the Gin Blossoms, Edgar Winter, Everclear, Jackopeirce, 38 special, the Little River Band, this is definitely an act you have to keep an eye on. ALan Chapell intends to tell great stories with his much. Stay close to Alan to enjoy great music.