Kicking 2017 off with a bang multi-instrumentalists and reggae king Reuben Stone spent the Australian summer touring with iconic english supergroup UB40. Quickly followed up with back to back national runs with Tash Sultana and Pierce Brothers. Now Stone is ready to bring us his shining new single Brighter Than The Sun.
Produced by Tom Larkin & Reuben Stone at Homesurgery in Melbourne’s musicians mecca Brunswick, Stone’s latest single is a testament to his celebrated live performance and artistic individuality. Brighter Than The Sun features piercing horns, soothing vocals, and an infectious toe-tapping melody “Brighter than the sun was written about love, life, the highs and lows of existence. Struggles that come out of nowhere can be fixed with self reflection while looking deeper inside yourself you can mentally step back and take an outside perspective” Reuben Stone.
Known for his incredible live show and individual style, Stone has proved a formidable artist. Carving his own unique sound, merging influences from various acoustic and electronic codes, layering guitar, bass, trombone, beat boxing, and a synthesizer in loop sections to create entire songs on the fly.
Thursday September 21 Oxford Arts Factory Sydney
Friday September 22 The Cambridge Hotel Newcastle
Saturday October 14 Birregurra Festival Birregurra
Saturday November 18 Brown Brothers Spring Wine & Food Festival Milawa
Thursday December 14 Waywards Hotel Sydney **Brighter Than The Sun Single Launch**
Friday December 15 The Penny Black Melbourne **Brighter Than The Sun Single Launch**
Saturday December 16 Noosa Oval W/ Tash Sultana Noosa
Brighter Than The Sun is out now