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Peter Vilinsky This is the sound I love. I put Alex up there with my modern favorites like Joanne Shaw Taylor and Samantha Fish along with my eternal favs like Tedeschi Trucks, the Allman Brothers, Butterfield, Elvin Bishop, Sonny Landreth, Blind Faith and Al Kooper. Keep on rockin, dude!
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1.
Nervous 03:38
‘Nervous’ I’m a nervous kinda boy, don’t cha spook me, I might run I’m a nervous kinda boy, don’t cha spook me, I might run Well, my mind it ain’t that jumpy – just my heart might come undone When I see you walking honey, kinda shake deep down inside When I see you walking honey, kinda shake deep down inside There’s a crash and flash of lightning – zipping round my bones I’m holding out for someone, take it easy on me Well, I’m holding out for someone, take it easy on me Just calm some of these jitters – zipping ‘round my bones Well I’m nervous, well, I’m nervous Well, I’m n, n, n, nervous I see a crash and flash of lightning, it’s zipping ‘round my bones
2.
I'm Your Man 03:03
‘I’m Your Man’ (Alex Haynes) You might be crying in the street Wishin’ the world was at your feet You think you’re done, feelin’ beat Just hold on, ‘cause I’m coming I’m your man – I’m on your side I’m your man – no need to hide I’m your man – I won’t fail I’m your man, I’m your man All your troubles, they’re my troubles I’m gonna work, we’ll see this through I do declare – I won’t fail I can’t stop, don’t know how I’m your man – I’m on your side I’m your man – no need to hide I’m your man – I won’t fail I’m your man, I’m your man There been times, I been alone I know the ups – I know the downs I know you need, a helping hand You feel like runnin’ – nowhere to go I’m your man – I’m on your side I’m your man – no need to hide I’m your man – I won’t fail I’m your man, I’m your man
3.
Howl 05:25
‘Howl’ (Alex Haynes) Shaking like a leaf, cracking like a whip Feel I’m in a spiders grip, bouncing on a web Rattling like a tambourine Looking up and down - I have to howl I see the moon up in the sky - looking down from on high Love it when you hold me, love it how you tell me Now I have to howl for you Moving up and down, creeping back and forth Something’s on the prowl, stuck inside your web I have to howl for you, baby I see the moon up in the sky - looking down from on high Love the way you tell me, love it when you hold me Now I gotta howl for you – I gotta howl I see the moon up in the sky - shining down from on high Love the way you hold me , love it how you tell me Now I gotta howl for you – I gotta howl I gotta howl for you, baby I have to howl for you, baby I have to howl for you, honey I gotta howl
4.
Shake it Up 04:02
‘Shake it Up’ (Alex Haynes) Well, come on now, now don’t act so tough Each in us own way we’ve all had it rough You show me one face I might show you the same Nothing lasts forever – it’s a crying shame Well, come on now, the world will come in And if you let it, you’re the one who’ll win You’ve got what’s yours and I could use what’s mine Come on, shake it, help me sing my song Shake it, darling – shake it for me Shake it up – see what we’ll see Come on now, now don’t act so tough Shake it up, ah, shake it for me Ah, shake it for me – come on and shake it for me Oh, shake it for me Talking trash, I’ll show you the door I see a window, man, you see the floor Poor on money but we got plenty of time You’ve got what’s yours and I could use what’s mine Shake it, darling – shake it for me Shake it up – see what we’ll see Come on now, now don’t act so tough Shake it up, ah, shake it for me Ah, shake it for me – shake it for me Come on and shake it for me Poor on money but we got plenty of time You’ve got what’s yours and I could use what’s mine A little down at heel but still moving along Come on, shake it, help me sing my song Shake it, darling – shake it for me Shake it up – see what we’ll see Come on now, now don’t act so tough Shake it up, ah, shake it for me Ah, shake it for me – come on and shake it for me Oh, shake it for me – shake it, shake it
5.
‘Lonesome Shadows’ (Alex Haynes) Lonesome shadows on the wall Left by no-one there at all Tears rise up, and they fall Left lonesome shadows on the wall Lonesome shadows long and tall Thought I saw you in the hall Glimpse, but no-one came to call Just lonesome shadows on the wall If I had my chance again Well, I’d only be with you If I got back all that time Could I say it was really mine These empty moments do unfold Leave a heart that’s growing cold Tears well and they do roll Leave lonesome shadows on the wall If I had my time again Well, I’d spend it all with you If I got back all that time Could I say it was really mine Lonesome shadows on the wall Left by no-one there at all No-one to answer if you call One lonesome shadow on the wall Shadows on the wall, shadows on the wall On the wall, on the wall
6.
‘All I Got in This World’ (Alex Haynes) Rolled up this morning, from a dream that won’t let me be I rolled up this morning, from a dream that won’t let me be Seem the whole world, don’t know right from wrong Well, I told my best friend, as I headed outta town I told my best friend, as I headed outta town Keep my home happy, it’s all I got in this world Feel lonesome, don’t leave me too long I get so lonesome, don’t leave me too long Keep my happy home safe, it’s all we got in this world Rolled this morning, from a dream that won’t let me be I rolled up this morning, from a dream that won’t let me be Seemed like the whole world, don’t know right from wrong Hush, do you hear me call Hush, hush now, do you hear me call Keep my happy home safe, it’s all I got in this world
7.
Bad Honey 03:19
‘Bad Honey’ (Alex Haynes) Using bad honey, sugar don’t taste no good no more Using bad honey, sugar don’t taste no good no more That don’t work for me no, that don’t work for me, alright I’m getting tired of envy, sure don’t work for me no more Well, I’m getting tired of envy, sure don’t work for me no more Well, that don’t work for me no, sugar don’t taste no good no more Well, there’s something kinda funny, sneaking ‘round while I been gone There’s something kinda funny, sneaking ‘round while I been gone I know this room has not been empty and I think I heard that back door slam I’m getting tired of envy, sure don’t work for me no more Well, I’m getting tired of envy, sure don’t work for me no more I know this room has not been empty, I think I heard that back door slam This room has not been empty, And I think I heard that back door slam Something kinda funny, sneaking ‘round while I been gone There’s something kinda funny, sneaking ‘round while I been gone Well, you’re using bad honey, sugar don’t taste so good no more
8.
Solid Sender 04:17
‘Solid Sender’ (Alex Haynes) You’re a solid sender, and you got me – you do You’re a solid sender, and you got me – it’s true If you need me, I’m around When you want me, I’m always in town You’re a solid sender, and you got me – you do If you need someone, I’ll be there You can call me, I’m always in town You’re a solid sender, and you got me – it’s true Oh, tied to you, oh, tied to you Oh, tied to you, oh, tied to you You’re a solid sender, and you’ve got me – you do You’re a solid sender, and you got me – it’s true
9.
‘From Time to Time’ (Alex Haynes) Won’t you check up on my baby, from time to time Won’t you check up on my baby, from time to time Well, if you ever come around sometime, You might find, find I’m not around I been out here all alone, while you been gone I been out here all alone, while you been gone Now the urge done come and taken me now, honey, And I’m just bound to roam Well, I tried to be the one, who’d never turn away, Just gimme one reason to stay You know I tried to be the one, who’d never turn away, Now gimme one reason to stay Well, if you come around here sometime, You’ll find, find I’m not around Well, my heart caught a flat, while you’re motorin’ around You shouldn’t let your eye look the other way Well, my heart caught a flat, while you’re motorin’ around You shouldn’t let your eye look the other way Now if you ever see my face, darling, You’ll see there’s nothing but this frown Come on, from time to time, from time to time From time to time, from time to time
10.
Shed My Sin 06:57
‘Shed My Sin’ (Alex Haynes) Wanna get out and shed my skin Wanna get out and just shed this skin Just can’t stand this crawling ‘round in sin Ah, sometimes I feel I just can’t win I just can’t stand this state I’m in I said I gotta get out and just shed this skin Moving slow and drenched in sin Well the Devil’s hand is reaching out for me Wanna get out and I just don’t know how Moving slow and drenched in sin …can’t stand this state I’m in Just so tired of crawling round my sin I said, I gotta get out and just shed this sin Crawling slow and drenched in sin Crawling slow and drenched in sin I wanna get out and shed my skin I wanna get out and just shed my…

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released February 5, 2018

Alex Haynes - vocal, electric and acoustic guitars, percussion
Alessandro Diaferio - bass
Pablo Leoni - drums and percussion
Richard Coulson - piano and electric piano
Ernesto Ghezzi - organ
Andy J. Forest- harp

All songs written & produced by Alex Haynes
Mixed by Alex Haynes & Alex John Ives, Dropped Pin Studio, London
Mastered by Martin Smith, Mu Studios, Sheffield
Photography by Lee Thompson

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Alex Haynes & the Fever UK

A UK blues act playing stripped-back blues with a fresh, rock’n’roll sound.

Haynes' song-writing draws influence from old school blues, Sun/Chess-style R&B and Soul and the Brit-Blues of the 60s.

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