Marc Broussard Shares New Video Of Otis Redding Cover For Charity Album [Premiere]

first_imgBeloved soul singer Marc Broussard recently released S.O.S. 2: Save Our Soul: Soul On A Mission, an album filled with covers of songs from the 50’s and 60’s. The new release has a special function, as 50% of all proceeds went to City Of Refuge – an Atlanta-based charity that does groundbreaking work for the homeless population of the city.The S.O.S. album was actually the second in a series released by Broussard, with the first album mainly picking on upbeat soul numbers from Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and more. The second dug deeper into the genres and pulled out hits from its earliest days.“About a year ago, when we decided to do SOS 2, we tossed around several themes like blues, soul and even yacht rock,” explains Broussard. “But something about this song “Cry To Me” called out like it needed to be heard by the world again. I couldn’t get away from it. I’ve followed my gut at every step during this process and hopefully it pays off because we’re gonna help a lot of people.”From there, Broussard got to work on S.O.S 2, putting together a beautiful album in the process. But he’s not done yet! “The plan is to release an S.O.S. album every year along with associated video content and leverage those through licensing and sales to help those in poverty.”We’re honored to premiere the first video in support of S.O.S. 2. Watch as Marc Broussard covers an Otis Redding classic, “These Arms of Mine,” in the video below..Says Broussard, “This is the first Otis Redding song I ever heard. I was 8 years old and my dad had just joined a new band and was learning a bunch of new material. I fell in love with Otis’ music that day and have only grown to love it more through the years.”Broussard will be playing these songs and his original material on tour throughout the month of November. You can see the full schedule below, and head to his website for more information.Marc Broussard Tour DatesNovember 3 – Atlanta, GA – City WineryNovember 4 – Nashville, TN – City WineryNovember 17 – Austin, TX – Music and Memories Benefiting Alzheimers Texas- The Moody TheaterNovember 18 – San Antonio, TX – Sam’s Burger JointNovember 19 – Dallas, TX – Granada TheaterNovember 20 – The Woodlands, TX – Dosey DoeNovember 26 – Charlotte, NC – “Heart and Sou” benefit concert @ Amos’ SouthendNovember 30 – New York, NY – City Winery (Holiday Show)December 23 – New Orleans, LA – Southport Hall Christmas Show*Marc + Ted Broussard (acoustic)last_img read more

No action over Aguero challenge

first_imgManchester City striker Sergio Aguero is expected to escape any disciplinary action for a studs-up lunge on West Ham’s Mark Noble. Aguero’s challenge saw his boot go over the ball and connect with the Hammers midfielder but it is understood referee Martin Atkinson saw the incident at the time and decided to take no action. That would prevent the Football Association taking retrospective action against City’s Argentina striker and ensures he will not be banned for the Manchester derby. West Ham manager Sam Allardyce had complained about the challenge, saying: “It was a dangerous tackle and the referee was right in front of it.” Meanwhile, West Brom defender Craig Dawson is also set to escape any action over an elbow on Crystal Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni. Palace boss Neil Warnock called the incident an “assault” but referee Mark Clattenburg is understood to have seen the challenge and allowed the Baggies first goal to stand in Saturday’s 2-2 draw. Speroni required lengthy treatment before being substituted by Warnock,who said he wanted to protect the keeper from suffering any potential damage. Warnock said: “If officials can’t see a smash like that then I’ve got to protect my goalkeeper. “It’s almost an assault. He comes from two or three yards away and smashes him in the face. I don’t understand why at least one of the officials can’t see that.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more