If you’re expecting original songs that fit into one comfortable box, you might be disappointed. Lee is fiercely creative and you can always expect the unexpected in his songwriting. iTunes might classify his work as “folk” but there are unmistakable slices of pop, country and rockabilly in the mix.
You’ll discover songs with a biting social commentary and others where you’ll encounter his whimsical sense of humour . His second album “Usual Alias”, released in January 2017, has all this and more. Give it a listen !
On Roosevelt was Lee Desty’s first album of original songs issued in 2014. Both the album title track about the gritty world of Roosevelt Avenue in Queens, New York and the powerful “This Child” got airplay on both BBC radio and TV in the UK.
Usual Alias is my second album of original songs. Some are from the heart, some focus on the darker side of human nature… and some are just a fun take on the things people say and do in relationships and situations.
…Desty’s guitar playing proved stunning, a true master of his craft.
Southern Daily Echo