#MusicExchange: Steve Louw releases new album Headlight Dreams | Biz Community

From Biz Community, by Martin Myers It’s hard to believe the last music we heard from Steve Louw arrived seven long years ago. With the wait now finally over, fans right around the world are already embracing the pop-rock icon’s return with arms wide open. The past year has been a rich and hugely rewarding… Continue Reading →

Steve Louw: Top Ten Tunes

Steve Louw and Big Sky were the opening act for the Rodriguez sold-out tour of South Africa in March 1998. Here is playlist of Steve Louw tunes, including some with Big Sky, compiled by Brian Currin.

BELOVED SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER / SONGWRITER STEVE LOUW RELEASES NEW VIDEO / SINGLE, “CRAZY RIVER”

April 6 2021, Capetown, SA: Today, much-revered South African singer/songwriter/guitarist, Steve Louw releases, “Crazy River,” the first track from his forthcoming album, Headlight Dreams to be released in May via BFD/The Orchard.  The song itself is an upbeat, transcendent ode to the beauty of a river, its timelessness against the impermanent world it runs through,… Continue Reading →

Illuminating Headlight Dreams

by Brian Currin, June 2021 Back in early April 2021, I read a press release announcing a new album coming from Steve Louw and it included the video of a song called “Crazy River”. I loved the big open spaces this song evoked (and enhanced by the video) and the subtle African guitar sounds reminded… Continue Reading →

Musicians (1998 Tour)

Steve Louw and Big Sky (Support) Steve Louw: Vocals, acoustic guitarWillem Möller: Electric GuitarRussel Taylor: KeyboardsReuben Samuels: Drums, percussionGraeme Currie: Electric bass, acoustic bassTonia Selley: Background vocals, percussion Rodriguez and Big Sky Sixto Rodriguez: Vocals, acoustic guitarWillem Möller: Electric GuitarRussel Taylor: KeyboardsReuben Samuels: Drums, percussionGraeme Currie: Electric bass, acoustic bassTonia Selley: Background vocals, percussion

Gallery

“… picture-talking tourist …” South African Tour 1998 Tour Programme | Tour Dates | Set Lists | Reviews | Tour Diary | Photo Gallery | Live Fact CD | Musicians | Dead Men Don’t Tour Film

Dead Men Don’t Tour Film

Dead Men Don’t Tour, Rodriguez in South Africa 1998 (TV Documentary) Footage from this documentary features strongly in the Oscar winning film, Searching For Sugar Man. Directed by Tonia Selley, Dead Men Don’t Tour, was first broadcast on SABC 3 at 9.30pm on the 5th July 2001 just after ‘Ripley’s Believe Or Not’. This film features… Continue Reading →

Live Fact Album

A live album recorded during the 1998 South African tour Tracks: Total time: 64.39 Releases: On the 12th June 1998 this CD was released by Sony Music South Africa on the Columbia label with catalogue number CDCOL 5542 H. A few weeks later the cassette appeared with MCCOL 5542 H as its number. Credits: Recorded… Continue Reading →

A Night To Remember, 7th March 1998

From Sweet Songs To Street Songs From the simplistic, yet instantly recognisable bass guitar intro of I Wonder, to the last fading echoes of Forget It, this was a show that enthralled everyone from the die-hard old fans with their balding heads and beer paunches to the new virgin devotees. From sweet songs to street songs,… Continue Reading →

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