Since his debut onto the Canadian music scene just over a decade ago, multi-instrumentalist, poet, and visual artist, Daniel Romano has been living every aspect of the word prolific. Now with close to 20 releases under his belt (including 10 in last year alone) the artist just dropped Cobra Poems, an album he describes as one of his most collaborative works with his dynamo band, The Outfit.
Just back from the states, we caught up with Romano to discuss the nee LP, his constant musical shapeshifting, the creative loss of memory, and recent praise from Bob Dylan.
Talk about making the most of the pandemic. Unable to continue his own never ending tour, the already-prolific Romano threw his weight into releasing albums—both newly and previously recorded—like never before. Nine full-lengths and one EP from the shape-shifting Canadian polymath and a handful of trusty collaborators—not to mention a book of love poems. Here’s Aquarium Drunkard’s guide to Daniel Romano’s year that was, as of the end of September.
Lagniappe (la ·gniappe) noun ‘lan-ˌyap,’ — 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. The music world lost a giant in […]
Honky tonk hero, Daniel Romano , released his third LP Come Cry With Me last month via Athens GA’s Normaltown Records . Imagine Lee Hazlewood decked out in Gram Parsons Nudie suit and you’re halfway there. . . […]