California - Robert Ellis
For our next LCM featured artist we travel to Houston, Texas to meet US Singer-Songwriter Robert Ellis. Thanks for the recommendation Nick :)Our LCM #TrackOfTheDay is 'California' from Robert's self titled album released last year. https://youtu.be/m0apqw4zgVM
Robert Ellis is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist based in Houston, Texas, United States, who blends country, pop music and jazz. Robert began performing as "Eyes Like Lions" early in 2005, playing in Lake Jackson, Texas. The self-released LP 'The Great Rearranger' was sold at shows, but Robert found a higher level of success when American Songwriter magazine named his second album, 'Photographs', one of the top 50 albums of 2011.Robert is a New West Records recording artist he has also toured with Alabama Shakes, Old Crow Medicine Show and the Old 97's.Originally from Texas, in 2012, Robert relocated from Austin, Texas to Nashville, Tennessee to work on his third album, 'The Lights from the Chemical Plant', in Eric Masse's Casino recording studio under the direction of album producer Jacquire King. Robert has said that this album, influenced by his hometown, Lake Jackson, Texas, incorporates more pop influences. His self titled latest album was released last year.