Following the release of their highly lauded debut album ‘Love You, Mean It’ earlier this year, the blossoming Nashville duo delivers on their brand of soulful nostalgic indie pop yet again with “Hometown”.
Okey Dokey consists of lead vocalist Aaron Martin and singer/guitarist Johny Fisher, who both share songwriting duties. Since releasing their very first single “Wavy Gravy” last year, the band has seen early success, including placements on key Spotify playlists and a coveted booking at Austin City Limits Music Festival in October.
According to Johny Fisher, “Hometown is about the fear of having to return to our small hometowns. You obviously always have a special place in your heart for where you come from, but at times, your hometown can be a bit overwhelming. Between people getting married, having jobs, kids, deaths, slow pace or whatever it may be, visiting your hometown might not always be a relaxing get away.”
The track features Sam Williams (The Weeks) on guitar and bass, Charlie Frederick (Kansas Bible Company) on trumpet, Kole Sharp (Morning Teleportation) on drums and Jeremy Clark (Rayland Baxter Band) on keys. It was co-produced by Johnny Mac at Acheron Studios in Nashville.
Give it a listen:
We’ll be keeping an eye on them as they grow.