Francois Klark unleashes Adventure Book” – 2022 and Single: Bedtime Stories – December 15, 2022
Award-winning Toronto based musician, singer-songwriter, and producer Francois Klark released his exceptional sophomore album, “Adventure Book” earlier this year, earning him a coveted feature on NPR’s Live Sessions. With over 15,000,000 online streams and counting, the lead single in award-winning Netflix film “Feel The Beat“, and having shared stages with top Canadian and international artists including Shawn Desman and Ginuwine, the Oscar Peterson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Music winning artist is a fiercely creative singer-songwriter and musician who pays incredible attention to detail and sound quality. As his final single of the year, Francois has just released “Bedtime Stories“, a Soulful, Jazz and Blues infused Pop leaning ballad drenchedin impeccable harmonies, soulful horns, and a warm, comforting message of being worry-free on December 15 2022.
listen to Bedtime Stories “Bedtime Stories“: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NpKaRMRwzM
Elegant and alluring. Klark’s latest ballad showcases his incredible talents as an artist and producer, once again leaving listeners in awe of his out-of-this-world musical craftsmanship. Delicately weaving Pop elements with notable styles from the worlds of Blues and Jazz with orchestral sounds, “Bedtime Stories”
is as adventurous as the album it comes from. With the sophisticated poise of the layered horn section, the song evokes the ambiance of a velvet-cushioned Jazz bar of the 1920s, offering a nostalgic yet modern take on the sounds from way back when.
“Adventure Book” is Klark’s sophomore album brilliantly explores his remarkable talents as an artist,
showcasing his unparalleled attention to detail, creativity, and musicianship on a project dedicated to his
numerous adventures around the world. Drawing inspiration while also being compared to some of his favorite artists includingLabyrinth and Maggie Rogers, Klark masterfully builds upon the distinct sounds
he established on his debut record, “Love”, while unreservedly pouring his alluring creativity into each
moment on the album. Serving as both musician and producer on the project, Klark also worked with
Grammy Award-nominated Canadian musician Drew Jurecka and Sean Wharton (On Planets).
The first single off of the album, “Paper Planes” is a Pop-infused, expansive yet intimate and organic track surrounded by cinematic and electronic elements. The beautifully crafted, Oaxaca, Mexico-inspired
love song was written on a decades-old Yamaha pump organ and features the slight yet audible creaks of the instrument, and lush, enveloping vocal harmonies that are impossible to forget. Later followed by
“Cecilia”, an addictive, upbeat Pop song that features sounds reminiscent of Klark’s native South Africa,
the track combines the invigorating sound of rhythmic guitars with deliberately textured percussion
behind lyrics dedicated to the everlasting friendship of his childhood best friend. The also album features
lead track “Fuego”, a stand out, up-tempo Pop song with cinematic and electronic production that also
draws inspiration from Klark’s love for world music. Written about the new experiences, human
connections, and moments of inspiration and wonder he felt while on a trip to Guatemala, Francois
Klark’s “Adventure Book” is filled with outstanding lyrics, expert melodic craftsmanship, and musical performance as awe-inspiring as the journeys they were written about.
Exceptional talent and musical mastery is so rarely seen in the industry today, Klark’s “Adventure Book”
is a stunningly crafted and performed musical voyage filled with invigorating Pop anthems and introspective ballads. Celebrating all of the serene, exciting, and astounding moments experienced while
traveling the world, Klark’s masterful, musical exploration of the planet through sound and lyric
showcases the limitless nature of his talent and creativity. Traversing the colorful sights, sounds, and personalities experienced during his travels, with “Adventure Book,” Klark solidifies himself as the young
and brilliantly talented artist he is with an understanding of music that can take most artists decades to cultivate.
“Adventure Book” is available everywhere, now!
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