Hunter Reece

FRESH: ‘Only You’ – Hunter Reece feat. Holly Alison

Hunter Reece and Holly Alison team up for “Only You”

“Only You” is the first collaboration between Hunter Reece and Holly Alison. From Los Angeles to Australia, these two artists connect on a deep, spiritual dopeness! This is a song about falling into someone, as the world behind begins to slip away and becomes irrelevant when you are with them.

“I write songs that get stuck in your head”, says Hunter. Somewhere between the modern pop chill of Lauv, Shawn Mendes, and the catchy story telling of the Chainsmokers productions lies a niche for Hunter Reece. Sometimes entirely acoustic, sometimes built with complex synth arrangements, every song is fused with the classic melodies and harmonies a la ‘90s boy band pop. Hunter initially garnered attention while still a student at Colorado State University, performing extensively through the box state’s music scene.

After maneuvering a few different bands and even a few hip-hop mixtapes, Hunter Reece has created an inspired pop sound, influenced as much by John Mayer as Kanye West. Since early 2016, when Hunter chased musical passion and moved to Los Angeles, there has been no way to stop the melodic force as he continues to write, sing, and produce countless songs alongside talented collaborators. Look for plenty of upcoming shows, videos, and singles consistently through early 2020. It’s ‘Hunting’ Season!

For more about Hunter, check out his WEBSITE and his FACEBOOK page

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Written by Christopher Smith

So perhaps you’ve read an article or two that I’ve written and wondered “just who is this character?”! Well I thought maybe it would be time to introduce myself and what I’m all about. Well it’s all about the music! Having been born in the late 1970’s I was heavily influenced by my parent’s love of ‘popular’ music and rock and roll of the 1950’s and 60’s. My Mother always said she should of married Elvis and my father was, and is still, in love with Sandie Shaw! But while my Dad’s tastes stopped in about 1967, my Mum carried on loving music throughout the 70’s, 80’s and beyond. My first memory was playing on the floor whilst my Mother was ironing one day with the radio on, and hearing ABBA’s “Super Trouper” dancing my nappy off to it! Maybe that’s where it all went wrong…?! Having been subjected to all and sundry in my infant years, I finally found my feet in the mid-1980’s and began ‘partying’ to the likes of Culture Club, Stevie Wonder(!), Elkie Brooks and Bananarama to name but a few! The year 1987 would have a profound effect on my listening tastes and from thereon in my life would be dominated with buying and listening to music. Any number of outstanding songs were released and listened to that year, most notably “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “La Isla Bonita”. That Summer my mind was completely taken over with music and sounds I’d never heard before and I was totally taken in by it all. My father would say “whaaar rubbish you got on naaaaao?” (I’m from Norfolk!) but I was hooked. And it continued so for the rest of the decade and the next. At the beginning of 1988 I ‘met’ my true love and the singer I’ve worshipped more than any other artist or group. You may know of her. She’s from Australia…! Aside from pop music, my tastes are many and varied and continues to grow and expand as I ‘mature’ in age. I’ve always been heavily interested in films and in particular the mechanics of film making and of course film music, so scores and subsequently orchestral music takes up a lot of my tastes and collection. 90’s dance and club tunes also takes up much of the space in my head and I’m surprised my brain has stopped shaking from the years of abuse it took being dragged to nightclubs, often three times a week in my 20’s! I find with each year that passes I regress back to my youth and of course the 1980’s. 80’s music dominates and the lust to see as many 80’s acts and singers play live now is insatiable. I’m still getting into the groove as much as every breath I take, but I’m never gonna give up listening to my heart and pumping up the volume, simply because I LOVE MUSIC…any kind of music!
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