“Waveland”, A Coastal Americana Journey with Nero Simon and the Sunsetters

Nero Simon and the Sunsetters’ sophomore album, “Waveland,” is a captivating journey through the heart of Coastal Americana, filled with vibrant melodies and evocative storytelling. Across its ten original tracks and a cover of Gerry Rafferty’s “Baker Street,” the band delivers a sonic experience that is both nostalgic and refreshing.


The album opens with “Sail On Silver Girl,” a poignant tribute to the resilient spirit of Waveland, Mississippi, echoing themes of hope and perseverance in the face of adversity. “Mermaids Of Key West” transports listeners to the sun-kissed shores of the Florida Keys with its infectious rhythm and catchy hooks, while “Tell Me” showcases the band’s newest member, Mary Ann Ooten, on lead vocals, adding a new dimension to their sound. “Long Way Around” is a standout track, featuring guitarist Steve Flores’ soulful vocals and introspective lyrics that delve into themes of self-discovery and redemption. The haunting melody of “Soldier Of Fortune” and the introspective balladry of “When The Devil Hears You Pray” further highlight the band’s ability to craft emotive and thought-provoking songs.

“Moonlight (Getting It Right)” and “Zanzibar Blues” infuse elements of blues and jazz into the album, adding depth and texture to the overall sound. The album culminates with “Neon Sunset,” a mesmerizing instrumental piece that captures the essence of a coastal sunset, leaving listeners spellbound. Closing with a heartfelt rendition of “Baker Street,” Nero Simon and the Sunsetters pay homage to the classic rock era while adding their own unique twist to the iconic song.  “Waveland” is a masterfully crafted album that showcases Nero Simon and the Sunsetters’ talent for blending genres and storytelling. With its infectious melodies, heartfelt lyrics, and dynamic performances, this album is sure to leave a lasting impression on listeners, cementing the band’s place in the realm of Coastal Americana.

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