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Nothin' To Lose

by Horse Opera

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Cowboy Man 04:13
I'm Alive 03:14


Nothin’ To Lose (Will George) - The collection gets off to a rockin' start with this psychobilly-noir story of boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy murders girl and her lover in a jealous rage, gets chased in a car by police, and plunges to his death in a fiery crash.

I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down (Earl Randle) - The 70’s soul classic is given new life with a funky groove and powerful vocals.

Cutting Room Floor (Will George, Jon McGrath) - A timely tale of the dark side of Hollywood. Danceable 80’s pop-punk energy belies the dark lyrics of an aspiring starlet who gave everything she had, literally.

Cowboy Man (Will George) - Hick-hop meets Reggae on this song about a little green Martian who just wants to be a cowboy.

Queen of California (Will George) - Country-soul saga inspired by the life of legendary singer-songwriter Jackie DeShannon.

You Were Never Mine (Delbert McClinton, Gary Nicholson, Benmont Tench) - This emotional cover of the Delbert McClinton song is destined to become the definitive version of this classic soul tune.

Brand New Cadillac (Vince Taylor) - Echoes of X resonate on this fun take on the hot rod/rockabilly classic.

Dancing With Angels (Will George) - Psychedelic story of a man with multiple personality disorder and the woman who stalks him. Soaring, multi-tracked vocals brings to mind Chris Isaak and Roy Orbison.

Winter Is Near (Harvey McCormick, Richard McCormick) - Inspired by Vancouver’s downtown, this is a true tale of homeless street kids mixing with porsches and mercedes.

I’m Alive (Jon McGrath) - Funky blues about obsession and lost love.

Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down (Kris Kristofferson) - Classic country ballad is given a celebratory gospel performance.

Bad Romance (Germanotta, Khayat) - Bonus Track gives Lady Gaga’s catchy tune a western surf treatment.


released November 3, 2017

Horse Opera is:
Will George, lead vocals, guitar
Steve Wimperly, lead guitar
Harvey McCormick, bass
Paul Leeburn, drums

Special guests:
Darryl Havers, organ
Marc L’Esperance, guitar, backing vocals
Beth White, vocals

Produced by Will George & Marc L’Esperance
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Marc L’Esperance at Heavyosonic World Headquarters, East Vancouver, BC July-August 2017


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Horse Opera Vancouver, British Columbia

Horse Opera calls themselves Outlaw Country, but in truth, no genre can contain them - it just means they play whatever they want: rootsy Rock 'n Roll with a dash of soul, a touch of twang, a bit of blues, with punk energy and rockabilly attitude. Their sound has been compared to Blue Rodeo, Chris Isaak and the Mavericks.

Website: www.horseopera.ca
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