Brian Dunne

Brian Dunne

About a year and a half after his first session, Brian Dunne recorded another session. This time in the extraordinary surroundings of Soesterduinen, a sand drift East of Utrecht. The New York-based songwriter played the title track of his stunning latest record Loser On The Ropes and a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s Make Me Cry.

“Christine McVie was one of the greatest who ever did it.”

You’ll Never Make Me Cry is a song Christine McVie wrote for Dennis Wilson and I have always thought it was a beautiful and unique song. Christine McVie always had a way of finding the beautiful poetic moments amidst the madness of her life and her band and it’s not a controversial statement to say that she was one of the greatest who ever did it.”

“Equal parts cynicism and optimism.”

Loser On The Ropes is the title track from my new record and probably the closest thing I have to a mission statement. Equal parts cynicism and optimism, it is a song about traveling through a chaotic world with a chaotic mind and learning to live with that (and even have fun from time to time). It’s my favorite song to perform on stage because it cuts right to the heart of what I want to say.”

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Never Make Me Cry
(Christine McVie / Fleetwood Mac)
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Brian Dunne

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Filmed & edited by Matthijs van der Ven.
Audio recorded & mixed by Matthijs van der Ven.

Soesterduinen, The Netherlands

Danny Vera
Excelsior Recordings
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Rachel Huneker

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