180 Gram Vinyl Record
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180-gram gatefold double LP
Californisoul sounds exactly as the title suggests — the latest from Supersonic Blues Machine is "the missing soundtrack to a summertime drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 1971!" Fabrizio Grossi explains. The album picks up right where the band left off on their well-received debut record, West of Flushing, South of Frisco.
Californisoul is all about great songs. "Cry" is a soul searching, simmering piece of poetry and Lance Lopez preaches it in the most righteous way. "I Am Done Missing You" is another number that reaches down deep with a message that will resonate with both spurned lovers and those who have left their bad habits and way in the past. "This Is Love" could be the lovechild of Bob Marley and War with some stinging guitar action spread on top. Blues, rock, reggae, soul, it's all here in a joyous abundance and a celebration of life. That's the nature of Californisoul.
Guests on the album include Billy Gibbons, Steve Lukather, Eric Gales and Walter Trout. Fabrizio adds, "Lots of people have been saying to me 'Why does Supersonic Blues Machine always bring guests around? You guys can stand your own ground', and there are three answers to that: 1) we're all super friends and we're having a blast, 2) most of them don't give lessons and for us this is the only way to learn their secret 'ways' and 3) because of the inspiration and the challenge they bring to the table!"
|I Am Done Missing You|
|Somebody's Fool (feat. Robben Ford)|
|Broken Heart (feat. Billy F. Gibbons)|
|Elevate (feat. Eric Gales)|
|Hard Times (feat. Steve Lukather)|
|What's Wrong (feat. Walter Trout)|
|This Is Love|