Rock News

SEVENDUST’s LAJON WITHERSPOON Has 13 Songs Ready For His Upcoming Solo Album

todayMarch 24, 2022 12

Background
share close

In a recent interview with Midwest BeatdownSEVENDUST frontman Lajon Witherspoon spoke about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions for his long-in-the-works debut solo album. He said (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “I’m still working on it. I was just recently in Nashville. I got to write some music with my buddy Jimmie Allen, which is a country artist. Yeah, man, I’m just taking my time on that. I’ll be doing some more stuff on that once I get off [the road with SEVENDUST]. Actually, I’ll be going back to Tennessee in April and finishing up some work. There’s some interest in it. And I’m excited. I’ve probably got 13 songs now. And it’s good.”

Earlier this month, Lajon told the 96.7 KCAL-FM radio program “Wired In The Empire” that he expects his full-length solo debut to arrive “probably this year.”

Most of the early sessions for Witherspoon‘s solo LP were overseen by RA‘s Daniel “Sahaj” Ticotin.

In January 2021, Lajon released a solo single, a cover of British singer Jacob Banks‘s 2017 song “Chainsmoking”.

In September 2020, Lajon told Talking Metal that working on his solo LP has been fun. “I’ve not had any pressure,” he said. “It hasn’t been something that, ‘Oh, I have to do this.’ This is something I’ve done on my own.

“I’ve been working with a very close friend of mine, Sahaj, [who] is the lead singer from the band RA, which I think a lot of people out there would know,” he continued. “[He’s] an incredible friend and artist, and we write well together.”

Asked about the musical direction of his solo material, Lajon said: “You can be on the avenue and hang out with my solo stuff. It’s rock. It’s a little bit of heavy, but I think it lends more towards a bluesy, soulful, more radio friendly… I’m not saying SEVENDUST isn’t radio friendly, but I think this is more of a radio friendly… I don’t know. It’s a lot, a lot, a lot of melody. It’s cool.”

Witherspoon released the standalone solo single “Love Song” in 2017.

SEVENDUST‘s 13th studio album, “Blood & Stone”, was released in October 2020 via Rise Records. The follow-up to 2018’s “All I See Is War” was once again tracked at Studio Barbarosa in Gotha, Florida with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette, who has previously worked with ALTER BRIDGE and SLASH, among others.

Source:  www.blabbermouth.net

Written by: Andy

Rate it

Previous post

Rock News

METALLICA And THE CODA COLLECTION Announce Slate Of Upcoming Live Performance And Documentary Films

METALLICA and The Coda Collection have unveiled an extensive upcoming slate of live performance and documentary films set to arrive exclusively on the platform this spring. The partnership will bring seven titles to streaming for the first time ever, establishing a career-spanning catalog of content that sheds a light on METALLICA's four-decade history together and allows fans to relive some of their most iconic performances to date. Kicking off today with the release of "Cunning […]

todayMarch 24, 2022 13

Post comments (0)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recently Played

0%