Marianas Trench frontman Josh Ramsay unveils the new single and lyric video, “Spellbound,” a heartfelt tribute to the musician’s mother and a cut off his upcoming debut solo recording, The Josh Ramsay Show. The album is due via 604 Records on April 8th and was co-mixed with longtime Marianas Trench collaborator, Dave “Rave” Ogilvie.

Commenting on the single, Ramsay shares:

“My mom was quite silly and magical, so that’s why that song feels a little bit goofy, a little bit like Disneyland. My mom came up musically in the late Sixties and early Seventies, so I was thinking about The Beatles’ style of songwriting: a simple pop song but all recorded with symphonic overdubs, songs like ‘Eleanor Rigby’ or ‘All You Need Is Love.’ So I thought that was really suiting for that song.”

He continues, adding:

“I really wanted to write something upbeat, fun and irreverent, so I just hope it’s an uplifting listen for people. I don’t think anyone needs to hear a sad-sack album right now. Losing your parents is a tough thing – something everyone will go through – but I’m in a positive place. So, even songs about that, I wanted them to be uplifting. I didn’t want it to feel like grief. I wanted it to feel like love.”

The Josh Ramsay Show Track Listing:

1. Lady Mine (feat. Chad Kroeger)
2. Blame It On The Beat
3. Best Of Me (feat. Dallas Smith)
4. Army Of One
5. You & I (feat. Fionn)
6. Delirious (feat. Fefe Dobson)
7. Painted Faces
8. Spellbound
9. Try Me
10. The Ballad Of Cheeky Valentino
11. Beat The Devil (feat. Serena Ryder)
12. Like You Do
13. Perfect Mistake (feat. Ria Mae)
14. The Deep Woods
15. Reckless Heart
16. Like There’s Nobody Watching (feat. DJ Sharkpocalypse)
17. Can’t Give It Up (feat. Tyler Shaw)
18. Miles And Miles (feat. Sara Ramsay)

Artwrok for the album ‘The Josh Ramsay Show’ by Josh Ramsay

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