Innocence Of Love: Gunnar Gehl – “Ocean Blue”

(Photo Credit: Chris Weigen)

 

Gunnar Gehl

“Ocean Blue”

Seventeen year old Gunnar Gehl has released a new single that proves that there is still life in pop music, and a beautiful song is a beautiful song forever.  In fact, in the world as it is now, we truly need more love songs, as Paul McCartney would say.  And “Ocean Blue” by Gehl is good enough to be considered a McCartney song (I know, blasphemy).  Think about it:  Gehl has a wonderful voice; his poetry is strong and his feelings romantic without being saccharine; he has, in my book, actually outdone his hero, John Mayer, but producing a perfect love song to what may have been without the attitude of, “too bad, girl, you missed the best time”.  No, this song is about innocence, and right now, we need that. As Gunnar himself says about the song (and I forgive for using the phrase ‘dope’ lol):

“I chose this song as my first single because it’s a song my fans can sing along with me, and makes me ‘feel’ the best. I like to tell something that’s true to me so that when I sing it 100 times, it’s always real.  I’ve always loved the ocean, and although some might think the song is about the ocean, it really is about the eyes of this girl I’ll probably never see again, Yeah I wished I would have said something to her, but hey it made for a dope song. I have really amazing fans and I can’t wait for them to sing along to this fun song.”

Gunnar Ghel Tour Dates

w/ PRETTYMUCH

October 18 — Seattle, WA @ Neptune Theatre

October 20 — San Francisco, CA @ Slims  

October 21 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern

October 22 — Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues Anaheim

October 24 — Dallas, TX @ Southside Music Hall

October 25 — San Antonio, TX @ Aztec Theatre

October 26 — Houston, TX @ House of Blues Houston

October 28 — Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor

October 29 — Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution Live

October 30 — Orlando, FL @ House of Blues Orlando

November 1 — Atlanta, GA @ Buckhead Theatre

November 3 — Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts

November 4 — New York, NY @ Irving Plaza

November 5 — Washington, DC @ The Fillmore Silver Spring

November 7 — Cincinnati, OH @ Bogart’s

November 8 — Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom

November 9 — Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theatre

November 11 — Detroit, MI @ Saint Andrews Hall

November 12 — Indianapolis, IN @ Deluxe at Old National Centre

November 13 — Chicago, IL @ House of Blues Chicago

November 15 — Toronto, ON @ The Phoenix Concert Theatre

November 18 — Boston, MA @ House of Blues Boston

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