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So I’m talking about Adam Levine again… but did you hear that new song

Locked Away“??

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Singer Adam Levine attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)   from: http://weblog.ws/2015/06/29/adam-levine-debuts-new-song-locked-away-listen-now/

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Singer Adam Levine attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) from: http://weblog.ws/2015/06/29/adam-levine-debuts-new-song-locked-away-listen-now/

On June 29th of this year, R. City released a new single featuring Adam Levine.  You might not have noticed it then, but by now it’s peaked at 35 on the US Billboard Top 100 and has become yet another catchy song of the summer.

“If I got locked away and we lost it all today / Tell me honestly would you still love me the same?”

I listened because I heard Adam’s instantly recognizable voice on the record and got excited.  This is nothing new for me personally.  I probably never would have gotten into “Stereo Hearts” if Adam wasn’t also on the track.

Something nuanced about this group… they’re from St. Thomas island of the Virgin Islands, well-known for its beaches. And hey…

photo credit: http://www.bluetangyphoto credit: Bluetang Yacht Charters ~ http://www.bluetangyachtcharters.com/destinations/st-thomas/

photo credit: Bluetang Yacht Charters ~ http://www.bluetangyachtcharters.com/destinations/st-thomas/

What I wasn’t aware of was the fact that Rock City has been penning hits for other artists for quite a while (which seems to be the way to get into the business nowadays… think Bruno Mars, Meghan Trainor, etc.) and now they’re coming into the spotlight in a big way, with either an EP or an album in the works.  If you like “Locked Away,” be on the look out for that!

Interested in reading up on R. City and what inspired the song (their dad actually got locked up but the family held it together)?

Check out this interview from The Boombox:

http://theboombox.com/r-city-locked-away-interview/

 

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