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Seasick Steve strikes hot with new album 'A Trip A Stumble A Fall Down On Your Knees'

Seasick Steve returns with his latest offering, A Trip A Stumble A Fall Down On Your Knees, out today via SO Recordings. This album marks almost two decades since his breakthrough performance on Jools Holland's Hootenanny, which catapulted him from obscurity to global recognition. With his iconic three-string Japanese guitar and wooden stompbox, Steve's rustic charm and authentic blues sound have won over millions of fans worldwide.

Credit: Andy Willsher

A look back at the album's singles:

  • 'Internet Cowboys': A gritty commentary on the digital age, this track combines Steve's raw vocals with a rugged, down-home blues rhythm. The lyrics reflect a critical yet humorous take on modern online personas, grounded in Steve's signature storytelling style.

  • 'Backbone Slip': This single showcases Steve's exceptional guitar work, delivering a foot-stomping, high-energy blues-rock anthem. Its infectious groove and rebellious spirit make it a standout track that’s bound to be a crowd favourite.

  • 'Funky Music': True to its name, this song introduces a funky twist to Steve’s traditional blues. The bassline is irresistibly groovy, and the track's upbeat tempo invites listeners to move and groove along.

  • 'Let The Music Talk': A soulful, reflective piece, this single highlights Steve’s lyrical prowess and deep emotional resonance. It’s a powerful reminder of music’s ability to convey feelings that words alone cannot capture.

From start to finish, A Trip A Stumble A Fall Down On Your Knees is a testament to Seasick Steve's enduring talent and unique musical vision. The album feels both spontaneous and meticulously crafted, a paradox that Steve himself acknowledges: “This album was made by mistake, as the title suggests we just tripped and stumbled into it, and it became my favourite album ever and the piece of work I’m most proud of to date.”

Each track carries the raw, unpolished quality that fans have come to love, while also exploring new musical territories. The album blends traditional blues with elements of rock, funk, and folk, creating a diverse yet cohesive collection of songs. Steve’s gravelly voice and masterful guitar playing remain the focal points, supported by rich, textured instrumentals.

A Trip A Stumble A Fall Down On Your Knees is a compelling addition to Seasick Steve's discography. It captures the essence of what makes Steve such a beloved figure in the music world: his authenticity, his storytelling prowess, and his unparalleled musicianship. For fans old and new, this album is a must-listen, offering a raw, heartfelt journey through the ups and downs of life, all delivered with Steve’s unmistakable style.


Hear the album in full HERE.

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