Upcoming gig
Attendance is free

Bobby Angel isn’t saying …

That he’s as big as the Beatles.

Bobby Angel talks “upcoming gig”

Nor will his upcoming performance rival the Beatles American debut at Wembley Stadium, even if Wembley Stadium is in London. The truth of the matter, the Beatles broke up only months after I was born, therefore — and sadly — the only thing I know about them is from history books. The incredible thing about the Beatles is they were only together nine years, although most of it in the limelight. Compare that to Bobby Angel who’s been going at it for almost twenty years and has yet to find a smash hit or popular appeal. The reason: It might have something to do with my failure to master a fourth chord. Whatever the case, I make my long awaited debut at FGCU on February 12th. Hope to see you there.

Green Album Drops

And not just dropped …

This album is totally – to quote my son – “drip.”

But what’s the story behind the album’s name?

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Bobby Angel Principle
And why songs are like old friends

What’s the most important principle in writing a song?

Answer: Not to let it slip by.

Listen to Not Sure

Songs may not always click. But if you dwell on them too long, they never see the light of day. That’s why my philosophy is to go with what you got. Figure out the words, play it, play it again, change around the chords and add more words. Forty-eight hours later you have a song. I’m not saying it’s perfect, and you can always revisit the song down the road, and most of all with repeat playings to yourself and others. How do you know when to quick tweaking? The surest sign of that is the song is finally talking to you, like an old friend, to the point that you’re not sure whether you wrote the song at all, or if it was always out there waiting to be found.