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Thee Sacred Souls

www.theesacredsouls.com/

Artist Bio

What better way to christen Daptone’s fledgling imprint Penrose Records than with “Can I Call You Rose?,” a sumptuous and serendipitously titled mid-tempo premier by San Diego’s blossoming young soul serenaders, Thee Sacred Souls. Stepping off the stage after their very first club date, Josh, Sal, and Alex were tugged aside by producer Bosco Mann whose seasoned ears had been tickled by their set. Backs were patted, hands were shook, and three days later heads were bobbing in Mann’s Riverside studio, as the Souls laid their first notes to tape.

Inspired by the souldies around which they were reared, Alex Garcia and Sal Samano found chemistry when they began cutting bedroom demos of rhythm tracks together in 2019. Multi-instrumentalists both, Alex migrated from the guitar to the drums where he discovered the sensitive touch and unique feel that would be the pillowy pulse of the band’s sound, while Sal learned to carve winding bass lines through the deep spidery grooves of their vamps. Though the jams they created together were scintillating, it wasn’t until they connected with vocalist Josh Lane that the real sound of Thee Sacred Souls came into focus. Josh had recently relocated to San D. from Sacramento where he had studied singing, honing his voice into a weightless vehicle that could carry the Smokey-esque lyrics and Marvin-ous melodies he had bubbling within him. The connection was electric, Josh’s mellifluous poetry floating weightlessly atop Alex and Sal’s rhythms, and Thee Sacred Souls were born.

Their debut is backed by “Weak for Your Love,” a cold-blooded cruiser with a haunting refrain, and a likely contender for that last-call spin before the lights come on. Nothing left after this one but hitting the dusty.

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Agency - Crossover Touring

Tour Dates

Sep 25 2021
Pilgrimage Music Festival 2021
Franklin, TN
Oct 08 2021
The Novo by Microsoft
Los Angeles, CA
Oct 14 2021
Moe's Alley
Santa Cruz, CA
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Oct 15 2021
Huichica Festival 2021
Sonoma, CA
Nov 11 2021
Freakout Festival 2021
Seattle, WA
Dec 30 2021
Casbah
San Diego, CA
Dec 31 2021
Casbah
San Diego, CA

News

01/22/2021

THEE SACRED SOULS – “IT’S OUR LOVE”, NEW SONG ON DAPTONE IMPRINT PENROSE RECORDS

THEE SACRED SOULS “IT’S OUR LOVE” NEW SONG ON DAPTONE IMPRINT PENROSE RECORDS LISTEN TO THE TRACK FROM THE SAN DIEGO SOUL GROUP HERE  & WATCH THE NEW VIDEO HERE…

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