HOOT!!

HOOT!!

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A blast of reggae/rock/calypso high energy dancehall music from mid-coast Maine.....

Biography


HOOT!! is an island funk/world pop band from coastal Maine, fronted by producer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Kim Peralta.

HOOT!!'s use of horns and steel drums gives the music a distinctly Caribbean flavor. Vintage calypso, ska, reggae, funk and latin beats combine with Peralta's catchy melodies and Beatles-influenced arrangements. " I am no longer satisfied with making " toe tapping" music.. HOOT!! takes the music beyond that. We get people to move! "

Peralta's strong, direct voice bucks the breathy female singer/songwriter trend of today. Past reviewers have likened her vocals to Eartha Kitt, k.d. lang and Grace Slick. Several of her songs have won awards from Billboard, the Great American Song Contest and Song of the Year songwriting competitions.

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Lyrics

I Pay Attention

Written By: Kim Peralta

To the luminous splendor
Of the colorless light
I surrender
Give up the fight
To the peace that lies
Beyond understanding
I pay attention...I pay attention

Hear the four winds blow
See the heavens blaze
Feel that rocky road
Smell the salt sea air
Taste the flavor of
These things we know and love
And pay attention..pay attention

Wanna be strong
Wanna live long
Wanna enjoy this party

Grace ease and lightness
We all hope to find
Always we search
For some kind of sign
But grace has no face
And ease never tries to please
And presence is lightness
And peace is the prize

Wanna be strong
Wanna live long
Wanna enjoy this party

Are You Restless

Written By: Kim Peralta

Are you restless just like me
Do you feel like a bumblebee
Flying in circles
Are you restless

Are you lonesome and blue
Are you aching for the truth
Is your heart sad
Are you restless

You've got to swing to the top of the trees
To see this world
Dive to the bottom of the sea
If you want pearls

Calling all restless hearts on fire...yeah..
Are you restless
Come on...join a circle...souls of desire...yeah
Are you restless

Is your life full of useless things
Are you a puppet on a string
Do you need friendship
Are you restless

Is the road rough and steep
Are you fearful to take a leap
Into the future....ah but you're so restless

You've got to swing to the top of the trees
To see this world
Dive to the bottom of the sea
If you want pearls

Calling all restless hearts on fire...yeah..
Are you restless
Come on...join a circle...souls of desire...yeah
Are you restless

Discography

HOOT!!'s first album coming out in 2011!