Blog

"Black Box" coming February 4th

Closing in on my newest single "Black Box"! Coming February 4th.

The song is about the sinking of the El Faro, a cargo ship that was lost during hurricane Joaquin in 2015. After 11 months, searchers were able to recover…

Read more

Where Was I - Noumea, New Caledonia

Day of Rest

I haven't been to a place that took a Sunday as seriously as Noumea, capitol of the of the beautiful island-country New Caledonia. In all my travels, it is the first country I have not had cell…

Read more

Where Was I - Mystery Island, Vanuatu

Jammin' in the Sun

On Mystery Island, the writing was good. Cannibalistic history, spider-filled trees, and crystal blue waters all combined to fill my imagination. My Rippy Dippy bandmate and I wrote a few of our tunes here, mostly a…

Read more

Where Was I - Lifou, New Calendonia

 

Welcome to Lifou. My shipmate Baude and I were walking through peoples' backyard BBQs, trying to find a secret cove for a writing session. Turned out the moon was in a different place than a few weeks ago, and the…

Read more

Press - Cox Music Show - March 13, 2020

"Will I Go" on Air this Friday Mar 13th (lucky lucky) 
5PM PST~8PM EST USA 

http://www.beyondthedawnstudios.com/studio/coxmusicshow/ 

Alika-My Devotion 
Tim Johnson-Fly Master 
Jimi And The Strangers-Keep On Killing Me 
Ben Cesare-So Long Sunshine, Hello Moonshine 
Colby Dean-Will I Go 
Adam's Nest-Baby…

Read more

Learn My Music - Will I Go - Chords 

Will I Go  - Colby Dean

 

The “lick” is C/B C C/B Am 

 

[Intro]

Am C ‘lick’ Am 

[Verse] 

Am 

There’s somethin’ ‘bout the river 

                                                      C      “lick” Am 

The way the water rises when it rains 

Am 

There’s somethin’ ‘bout…

Read more

Featured - Sariah Roberts

Sydney, Australia - July 2019

NSW based actress, Sariah, was my muse in "Will I Go", a song off Colby Dean - EP. I snapped this behind-the-scenes photo during the filming session. She's studied at the "Howard Fine Acting Studio"…

Read more

Where Was I - New Zealand Album Shoot

October 2019

Here is a heavily vegetated area in New Zealand. It's where my uncle and I chose to find the cover for my first album. This was one of the outlier shots, as it couldn't be cropped properly, but…

Read more

Learn My Music - Suddenly - Chords 

Suddenly 

[Intro] 

D A G x2 

   D     A     G 
I see you around me 

   D              A     G 
Souls in a snow globe 

       Bm                 A      G 
I’ve left my heart fast asleep 

   D       A        G 
I like taking it slow 

[Chorus] 

Read more

Sunday Shoutout - Alexander Wren

Happy to share Alexander Wren's newest tune, "Good In Goodbye". This is an alternative version to what you'd find on his debut EP. Enjoy the video below, featured on "Apeiron", one of the more influential music channels on YouTube.