Soul exists just below the surface. When you peel back the layers and strip away the bells and whistles, that spirit shines in its rawest form. Whether accompanied by a lone acoustic guitar or sweeping electronic orchestration, BRIT® Award-nominated UK-born and Jerusalem-based multiplatinum singer and songwriter Alex Clare exudes the same passion, prowess, and power. Collecting favorites from his three previous studio albums and a cover of Bill Withers’ “Hope She’ll Be Happier,” his first-ever acoustic album Three Days At Greenmount [Red Music] sees him get back to basics, while roaring louder than ever.
“Even when I write electronic music, I start with the basis of acoustic guitar,” he says. “That’s where every melody comes from. I took the songs I have the deepest emotional connection to and rendered them in a way my heart always intended them to be heard. It’s minimal and stripped back, which is the secret of songwriting. You take everything else away, and you’re left with the song.”