Poignant songwriters carry a brilliance of capturing heart piercing stories in real-time while reflecting deep-seated emotions and a lust for life that uplifts. Nick Africano’s poetic storytelling bears unflinching intimacy and releases our imaginations to dream of love’s abundance of emotions. The debut single “Mirador” featured on his forthcoming full-length studio album, Gossip of Flames (Spring 2021), brings the sweeping views of Granada, Spain atop the Mirador de San NicolÃ¡s to Nashville’s Sound Emporium Studios for an idiosyncratic post-Americana composition. Gossip of Flames is a masterpiece featuring Africano in collaboration with Nashville’s rising star Lera Lynn; who serves as the producer and co-writer (7 of the 10 songs) of Gossip of Flames.
Gossip of Flames culls an identity from Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” though the recording is rooted in the experience of a performing artist based in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. // Continue to the full article