Blake Daniels' demos hint at a fruitful 2019 for the Tampa Bay songwriter

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click to enlarge Blake Daniels, who released a collection of demos in 2018. - David Jenkins
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Blake Daniels, who released a collection of demos in 2018.


Blake Daniels: Demos The release is merely a five-song demo of songs St. Petersburg songwriter Blake Daniels wants to eventually work into a 12-song full-length, but the effort stands out thanks to songs like “Come Back To Me, which is built on bare-bones, beautiful guitar and synthesized bells ringing off in the distance, all working to propel a sad song about growing old alone.

Scroll through a slideshow of 2018's best Tampa Bay music releases or see and sample all of them here. Call your local record store to see if it is carrying the release.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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