Paul Carrack: "I'm not trying to reinvent the wheel, but just to have fun and enjoy my music."
Let’s start with the roll call. Ace. Roxy Music. Squeeze. Mike + the Mechanics. These are the bands of Paul Carrack. The soul singing keyboardist has been behind and in front of some of the greatest songs in pop history as a band member, a gun-for-hire, like when he recently backed Eric Clapton on tour, as well as a solo artist. His latest record, Soul Shadows, features simple and direct lyrics over some especially perfect grooves, which we got to dive into over an international phone call.
Listen to the interview above and then check out the videos below.