Giancarlo & The Scarfones Take The Money And Run

The Niagara retro pop-rockers choose love over gold in their nostalgic new number.

Giancarlo & The Scarfones blow off work and head back to the ’70s with their new single and video Take The Money — showcasing today on Tinnitist.

Taken from their sophomore album Frame Of Mine, Take The Money was written as a love letter to the music of the ’70s, with a deep focus on horn arrangements and an undeniable melodic/lyrical hook. The track’s energy celebrates the preciousness of life and is a beacon of sonic optimism in a world still reeling from the pandemic. Take The Money makes you just want to skip the office and hit the beach with an uplifting message about taking chances and appreciating life’s special moments no matter what age.

The Niagara band came together when Giancarlo Feltrin connected with friends and collaborators the Scarfone brothers after returning home from the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Starting as a retro cover band, Giancarlo & The Scarfones recreated the hits of ’70s legends like ELO, Elton John and The Bee Gees, but quickly moved on to original music.

Their sophomore album Frame Of Mind is an expertly produced collection of songs from that cleverly utilizes a myriad of bright sounds with thematic purpose. Produced at Groundloop Studios in Ridgeway, Ontario, the disc features tightly crafted horn sections, sweeping strings, and multiple of musical embellishments that expand their already-diverse pop-rock soundscape.

The album represents a rhythmic evolution of the pop-inspired soft-rock melodies the band are known for. It continues the band’s signature approach to music, with soaring vocals and timeless harmonies reminiscent of the glory days of radio. Frame Of Mind is the followup to Giancarlo & The Scarfones’ 2019 debut Carousel, which earned the band multiple Niagara Music Awards, including Best New Group.

Check out Frame Of Mind above, hear more from Giancarlo & The Scarfones below, and find them at their website, Facebook and Instagram.


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