WHAT THE ???? We did it! Thanks to you amazing and supportive fans. I MADE THE TOP 40! Yep #40 I can officially say ‘LOVELIGHT’ by the Lachy Doley Group was the 40th biggest selling Album in Australia for this week. That may not sound that big a deal to some people. But to me that’s HUGE
That also makes me
#14 Australian Only Album Charts
#2 Jazz and Blues Charts
Totally 100% Independent artists are moving in people. Just the beginning
Wooooooooo Hoooooooo!The new album LOVELIGHT came out today and I’m so crazy excited. It’s been a huge labour of love this album. Much tougher than the others even though it should have been easier. That’s life hey!
Man I really hope you enjoy it. It’s got so much of what I do all over it. Blues, Funk, Soul, Rock, Prog, Hammond drenched, Plenty of Whammy Clav and good old funky non-whammy clav too Plus I’ve really reached new heights with my voice. I tell you i’ll be working really hard at these gigs!!
Love you guys so much
If you gonna get a copy, please do RIGHT NOW because it’ll help me chart if all do it this week
Preorder my new album #LOVELIGHT before Jan 20 and receive the first single ‘Who Was I Foolin’ as a direct download right away. It’s available as a CD, or digital download as FLAC, MP3 and more. So if you wanna to help me possibly get on the charts PLEASE preorder it here www.lachydoley.com/bandcamp
This has been the hardest album I’ve ever made. And I’ve barely made it out alive. I’m gonna get into more about why it a later post.
Hey Guys. I’m so thrilled to announce my #LOVELIGHT Australian Tour. Yep the album is finished and I can’t wait to see you all again and play for you all as well Check the dates and PLEASE PLEASE book early at the ticketed shows. This is a pretty ambitious tour for me so I’m really gonna need your support with getting as many people through the door as possible. Woah!!! Here we go. I’ll be slowly releasing videos and songs to the world leading up to the tour. You know it’s a gonna be a killer show
Love you guys
Available as a digital download BUT only for 2 weeks (closes Oct 24) – AVAILABLE HERE www.lachydoley.com/bob2016
If you’ve been following me then you probably already know we are in the midst of recording the next studio album. As damn usual it’s gone over budget again and to get it out in time for Feb 2017. I’ve decided to release our LIVE AT BROADBEACH 2016 performance as a digital download for your iPhone or iPod or whichever device you like to use to help raise the funds.
HERE’S WHERE YOU CAN GET IT www.lachydoley.com/bob2016
It’s been our most celebrated performance over the internet. With a sum of over 2 million views spanning the 11 tracks we played. It’s a real turning point in my career and a show I’ll never forget.
Here’s a clip of ‘Use Me’ which has had over 1.3 Millions views www.lachydoley.com/usemefb
Make no mistake, this is our best captured performance EVER and it would mean the world to me if you could help me out on this one to keep the music coming.
Woo Hoo!!! We are returning to play the Camelot Lounge on Fri OCT 7 after selling it out in April. It’s gonna be just as rocking as ever with Jackie Barnes on drums and Jan Bangma on bass. I’ll be calling on a friend or 2 as a special guest so stay tuned for that. Also gonna have a few new tunes for too. Man I can’t wait
If you’re on my mailing list then you may have already got some early tickets otherwise all tickets can be purchased here at www.lachydoley.com/camelot Be sure to be QUICK as this show will sell out
Well I just got back from spending 2 and half weeks in Copenhagen Denmark recording with Glenn Hughes on his first solo album in 8 years. What an amazing time. A time I’ll never forget Myself, Glenn, guitarist Soren Anderson, drummer Pontus Englebert and special guest Chad Smith really worked in some kind of cosmic harmony and produced what I think will be one of Glenn’s best albums.
My rig was a great Hammond B2 with the TREK 2 percussion and reverb installed. We ran it through a beautiful Leslie 251 and also a Marshall combo for the nasty distorted and in your face organ sounds. Lots of organ and organ solos. I also used an original Mellotron with the Flute/Strings/Cello tape installed. WOW!!! That was a serious treat. We tripled tracked every mellotron part and it sounds simply gorgeous. I also flew my Hohner D6 Castlebar Whammy Clavinet over and it got used an absolute heap. In the tracks it doubles a lot of the guitar parts and riffs. There’s also a solo in there. I reckon most people will not even realise its a clavinet. But I reckon you guys will recognise it
Getting to play with Chad smith was an honour. He seriously came in and pumped us full of energy and vibe which was perfect for the tracks we recorded with him. Then I got to ride with him to Roskilde festival where he was playing with he Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Got the serious VIP treatment that night.
Lastly it was a dream to record this album with Glenn. He really understood me and what I do and wanted all of that on the album. His songwriting, singing and bass playing on this album is simply incredible and I reckon it should do really well I already miss the guys but it’s great to be back home with the family. I’ll see them all again when we tour the album in Europe Nov/Dec.