Based on the singles and B-sides she's put out so far, this is going to be one heck of an amazing album.Alex Winston shuns love songs for debut album
Alex Winston has revealed that her forthcoming album does not feature any love songs.
The New York based singer-songwriter releases her debut 'King Con' early next year and she has told NME that she is not taking inspiration from the usual sources.
She said: "There are no love songs on the album. No hate songs either, most of the songs aren’t about me either. There’s a lot of social commentary. I’m really into documentaries and a lot of the songs are inspired by that. It wasn't a deep personal album about myself."
Of her choice of subject matter, she continued: "I wanted to focus on the drifters, the sleazy people who are always looking for the quick buck or want to manipulate you. I have a song called 'Velvet Elvis'. An Elvis Impersonator is the biggest con man, convincing you they’re something they’re not, so 'King Con' is like a false prophet. So on the cover I'm wearing an Elvis suit. It’s about the seedy people of America, the people you don’t really write songs about."
Locomotive (Feb 2011)
Sister Wife (May 2011)
Velvet Elvis (August 2011)