‘Featured Artist,’ Rocky Votolato, “White Daisy Passing”

February 7th, 2012  |  by Nels Thoreson   |  Published in Songs of the Day

Photo by Bjorn Lexius

Today’s “Featured Artist and Song of the Day” showcases Seattle, Washington’s own, Rocky Votolato, with his song, “White Daisy Passing,” from his debut album, Makers, which was released in 2006, through Barsuk Records.   He has since released The Brag & Cuss (2007) and True Devotion (2011), and will soon be releasing his latest album, Television Of Saints.  All records can be purchased or pre-ordered here.  Songs from those albums will be sure to be featured in future articles of The Troubadour’s Road.

The new record will be a first for Votolato, as it will be self-released, which was aided by his fanbase, through Kickstarter.  The album also saw the talents of producer Casey Foubert, as well as his brothers, Sonny and Cody Votolato.

Votolato has an extensive Spring tour, with dates throughout Europe and the US.  Be sure to catch a live-show.

These words find there place in his song, “White Daisy Passing,”

“Please slow it down
There’s a secret magic past world
That you only notice when you’re looking back at it
And all I wanna do is turn around

I’m going down to sleep on the bottom of the ocean
Cause I couldn’t let go when the water hit the setting sun

Passing white daisies, taking turns
Close the door walk to the street
Catching raindrops on your tongue
And for a minute it all stops
But it won’t last man, just a passing moment gone…”

For updates, tour dates, and other news click on his website, you can get his music on iTunes, and follow him on his Facebook Page.   Until the next time you’ll be able to see him, or until the next time you’ll be able to listen to him, here is Rocky Votolato, with his song, “White Daisy Passing,” enjoy,

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