Billy Raffoul Reflects with “Drive You Home”
May 5, 2023 BY Tamara Simons
Guitar in hand and microphone on, Billy Raffoul’s voice echoes with a graceful grit that comes right from the gut as he tells stories straight from the heart. Today, the Nashville/Toronto singer, songwriter, and producer Billy Raffoul returns with “Drive You Home,” a rich, vulnerable, and compelling track that continues to showcase detailed and sharp storytelling through elevated song writing. “Drive You Home” features Raffoul’s signature soulful vocals combined with his light and airy fingerpicked guitar playing as he captures the struggles and complications dealing with a loved ones battle with addiction.
“Drive You Home” is available on all streaming platforms here: https://billyraffoul.ffm.to/driveyouhome.
The new single comes fresh after Raffoul’s March 2023 EP, I Wish You Were Here, and his Spring 2023 North American tour with American Authors. I Wish You Were Here featured the captivating, up-tempo “We Could Get High,” the lush, soothing love song “Better,” the cinematic and soft title track “I Wish You Here,” and the pop-tinged “Bliss.” These songs were created alongside long-time collaborators Justin Zuccato and Mike Crossey and introduced a new chapter highlighting his vocals and his knack for telling stories straight from the heart. “Drive You Home” is a glimpse of the future as we can continue to watch Raffoul’s journey as an artist.
Praise for I Wish You Were Here:
“Billy Raffoul has been carrying the torch for anthemic rock songwriting, infusing potent instrumental heights with emotive performances and an unvarnished touch of soul melody.”
– Under The Radar
“A voice of velvet.”
– Atwood Magazine
– Glide Magazine