Suzanne Cook Finds Comfort In The Same Old Tune

The immortal power of love, words and dreams endures in the singer's latest single.

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Suzanne Cook pays tribute to a late friend by singing the Same Old Tune for her latest single — showcasing today on Tinnitist.

The London singer-songwriter’s down-to-earth yet confident performance delivers the song’s lyrical music and poetic structure in a heartfelt, genuine way that reflects the singer’s and composer’s shared admiration of Bob Dylan — and the art of the wandering troubadour:

“And the words that he’d write
For the love that he’ll share with you
And he’ll dream of a life as he sings the song.”

Her folk-hewn voice hits the notes dead on, bringing the young man’s tale alive and taking us on his personal journey – hinted at, musically, by Charlie Giordano’s virtuoso organ, which evokes the church, the road, and the sea. As rendered by the singer, the message is clear: Life is impermanent, but the power of love, words and dreams endures. The subject of the song may be long gone, but you’ll remember him all the same.

Cook crossed the miles via technology to record this track with an international cast of players directed by the capable producer Mark Plati, whose credits include David Bowie and other well-known artists. Now she looks ahead to literal travel: “Our next objective is to play our material live in the U.S.A. and Canada. We can’t wait to share our music with new audiences.”

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