Order 3 or more physical items and get 1¢ shipping
Hans Mayer | Looking for Something

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Abbott Brothers Mumford and Sons Nickel Creek

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
Pop: New Romantic Easy Listening: Adult contemporary Moods: Type: Lyrical
There are no items in your wishlist.

Looking for Something

by Hans Mayer

Lyrical acoustic-based tunes that fuse blues, pop, and swing into richly layered soulful ballads about love, loss and redemption.
Genre: Pop: New Romantic
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
cd in stock order now
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
clip
1. Closer to You
3:14 $0.99
clip
2. Traveling Blind
3:34 $0.99
clip
3. Fading Away
3:16 $0.99
clip
4. Looking for Something
3:48 $0.99
clip
5. Seasons Change
3:29 $0.99
clip
6. New Day
3:11 $0.99
clip
7. Stand Up Tall
5:37 $0.99
clip
8. Long Road Short Time
5:21 $0.99
clip
9. Tomorrow Never Comes
4:40 $0.99
clip
10. I'm In Love With You
2:46 $0.99
clip
11. Going Home
4:48 $0.99
clip
12. I Think It's Time
3:33 $0.99
clip
13. Take a Little Time to Smile
3:05 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Hans Mayer (vocals, guitar, mandolin, and Native flute) and Hot Sauce (Larry Dalton on upright bass, Wayne Beezley on mandolin and octave mandolin, and Dan Sebranek on lead and slide guitar) bring their tightly crafted and richly layered playing to a passionate collection of soulful songs including the title track, “Looking for Something,” the blue-collar blues tune, “Traveling Blind," and the deep-hearted “I Think Its Time (to Lay This Burden Down)". Their accomplished acoustic sound (a cross between the Abbott Brothers, Mumford and Sons and Nickel Creek) features a blend of blues, pop, swing, folk-rock and a little bit of bluegrass. The collection also includes fan favorites, “Going Home” (a song of longing that culminates in a great mandolin jam) and “Long Road, Short Time” (about the fleeting nature of life). The last song on the album, “Take a Little Time to Smile,” was recorded live and included Hot Sauce members and a crowd of over 25 friends and fellow musicians.

Before Hans began playing with Hot Sauce he toured and recorded (playing bass guitar) with Native American artist and three-time grammy winner, Bill Miller. Appearances with Miller included the Michael Martin Murphy West Fest, the Philadelphia Folk Fest, Austin City Limits, The Today Show, a tour with Tori Amos and an appearance at the Ryman Theatre in Nashville (original home of the Grand Old Opry). Hans can be heard on Miller's “Raven in the Snow” (1995), "Hear Our Prayer" (2000), "A Sacred Gift" (2002), “Spirit Rain” (2002) and "Spirit Songs: the Best of Bill Miller" (2004) CDs. “You are the Rain,” a tune co-written by Mayer and Miller (and appearing on the “Spirit Rain” CD) was selected by Rick Schroder for the soundtrack of his film, “Black Cloud."

In the late nineties Hans began to tour and record extensively for kids and families - although he has always continued to record and perform for adults. Hans has also written, performed and produced two instrumental albums for the adult audience: “Nana’s Waltz” and “Eastsound” on which he plays guitar, mandolin, bass guitar, and Native American flute. His current band, Hot Sauce, was featured on his award-winning children’s recording, “It’s Our World: the Green Album” (2009).

Read more...

Reviews


to write a review