“I sing for my supper” says Connecticut based singer-songwriter, Drew Angus who is just the kind of new blood that makes New Americana music so enduring. With indelible hooks, savvy craftsmanship and relatable lyrics, he brings a certain verve to his work that resonates with audiences and fellow performers alike.
Drew found his love for music growing up in a house filled with the sounds of artists like Tom Petty, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. He’s Influenced by these classic rock sounds mixed with artists of today like Ben Rector, The Lone Bellow, and John Mayer. Drew’s music is heartfelt, nostalgic, clever, and catchy, with some vocal fireworks, and harmonies that will give you the shivers. He describes it as the intersection of Americana and Rock ‘n Roll with a little bit of Funk and Retro Soul.
His work ethic and captivating nature have led him down some pretty amazing paths. Drew has shared stages with Harry Styles and Nile Rogers (on SNL), Pat Benatar, Ann Willson of Heart, Andrea Bocelli (on Live with Kelly & Ryan), and has toured with Marc Broussard. The up-and-coming artist is quickly gaining a following with his lively performances and soulful singing.
Drew’s latest release, a mashup of “Royals / Midnight Rider,” is the Alt-Country Rock version of a pop song that you never knew you needed. This is the first of four singles Drew plans to release this fall including two covers and two originals.
Drew is one to watch. Plus he’s got great hair.