Toronto-born, Nashville-based Folk & Soul artist Oliver Pigott takes listeners on a journey of self-reflection in his first US single, “Eyes My Daddy Gave Me.” Check it out on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWhUbUbryAE&feature=youtu.be
Drawing from his personal life and journeyman experience, Oliver Pigott has penned an Americana-inspired song that transcends genres, offering listeners a soulful journey through life’s trials and triumphs. The lyrics, which speak to the importance of fatherhood, resilience, and the light within, resonate with authenticity and universal themes.
Oliver Pigott shared his insights about the song, saying, “The first song I wrote on American soil was ‘Eyes My Daddy Gave Me.’ As a new father of twin sons, I was aware of the responsibility that lay before me to guide them and lead the way.” This sentiment forms the emotional core of the song, making it a touching tribute to the transformative power of fatherhood.
Listening on Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/6LevXMQOHkzdijHmk9fGza?si=jLKlva7vSFGMH0oqAyjOfQ&nd=1
The song’s genesis was particularly poignant for Pigott. “Having lost my father to cancer when I was eight, music was my way of remaining connected to his musical spirit,” he revealed. It was in a quiet moment of reflection that the idea for the song emerged. “Sharing what I had with my wife, she encouraged me to highlight the line ‘Eyes My Daddy Gave Me.’ Within thirty minutes, the song emerged,” he added.
With its emotive lyrics, soulful melodies, and Oliver Pigott’s captivating vocals, “Eyes My Daddy Gave Me” is poised to make a significant impact on the music scene.