The Father of Songs is a new rock musical by Tom Slot produced by Original Binding Productions. Loosely based on the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, it follows the troubled love story of Blaine, a rock guitarist who longs for a different life, and Elysia, a young ingenue of the stage. Set in a gritty underworld overshadowed with abuse, addiction, and seduction, the couple literally prepares to walk through hell to break free of their past. Set to a raucous Rock 'N Roll score that makes the pit band sound like a punk version of The E Street Band, The Father of Songs continues in the musical vein of shows like Rent, American Idiot, and Spring Awakening, while examining the role of love, faith, and belief in the modern age.
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Here's What People are Saying About Tom Slot's Music:
"A gutsy and solid sound with all the perks including catchy lyrics and intricate guitar work."
-- Erin Riley, Subsonix.com
"Tom Slot is easy on the ears. It's acoustic driven music with feeling."
-- Laurin Wollan, Music Monthly
“The music is just so inspirational…I highly recommend Another Place I Can't Go Back to indie, rock, and country fans.” – A review of Another Place I Can't Go Back, from Songcritic.com
“A great country rock voice that makes me think of Bon Jovi.” – A review of Another Place I Can't Go Back, from Songcritic.com
"I watch as Tom Slot and his band play through a set of twelve originals and two covers, and I'm reminded of why I dig them so much: in addition to being an incredibility tight and talented band, they are just fun to watch. Their enthusiasm is contagious. "
-- Mike Perone, Long Island Voice Music Reporter
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