Robert LaSalle

Robert LaSalle

 Nashville, Tennessee, USA
SoloPopAlternative

A voice reminiscent of Jeff Buckley with Ben Folds' piano hands, Radiohead's production, and The Beatles' brains.

Biography

LaSalle teamed up with New Millennium Publishing in 2015 to record his latest album, RIDE, in Nashville. LaSalle's music has often been compared to Jeff Buckley with strong Beatles and Radiohead influence. With his immaculate high tenor and enchanting falsetto, LaSalle's instrumentation spans from Ben Folds-style rock piano to Elliot Smith-style melancholy guitar, and his recordings often feature layered multi-tracking. LaSalle, who currently resides in Nashville, TN, was born in Louisville, KY, and grew up in Huntsville, AL, made his solo debut at age 18 in 2004 with "Fridge Buzzing." An extremely prolific songwriter, he's continued to build an impressive catalog of recorded music, as well as producing other artists in the region. Robert LaSalle performs regularly across the southeast. 

Lyrics

Things

Written By: LaSalle

Things © D.A.D.S. Music
House (ASCAP)

Things shine brightly, and things are dull.
Things are empty, and things are full.
Things get better, or so they say.
The best things hurt before they fade away.

Anything's better than watching things go.
It might get better, but no one knows.
Things aren't listening to the things I've said.
These words are dead to me. Things are dead.

I seem to get things. I never asked.
All the worst things have come and passed.
This is the best thing that I can find.
It's my everything. It's my life.
All the best things make things alright.

Vivid things flash through my mind.
Things stand still to catch up with time.
Things are horrid, and things aren't right.
But the best things always change my mind.

Nothing's perfect; I've come to know.
Things fall in pieces before they grow.
There's two sides to all things, 'cause all things change.
Despite things, nothing stays the same.

I seem to get things I never asked.
All the worst things have come and passed.
This is the best thing that I can find.
It's my everything. It's my life.
All the best things make things alright.

Things are enemies and fake allies.
Things aren't honest. Things aren't right.
Trust in nothing, 'cause nothing's real
It's honest enough to have disappeared.

Things communicate but misinterpret.
Things cause wars for things not worth it.
Things take lives for thrills on purpose.
Nothing's perfect, but nothing's worthless.

Everything lacks what everything wants.
I want nothing more than you to prove me wrong.
We can rid these things of their emptiness.
With their simple truths, we'll have everything we'll ever need.
It's all we'll ever need.
Anything and everything 'cause everything's something

Set List

Robert LaSalle plays up to 3 hours of original music. Typical opening set is 40 min.- 1 hr, but, depending on the gig, will play up to 3 sets in a night.

LaSalle is primarily an original act, but upon request, will perform covers from classic artists like the Beatles and Elvis Presley to more modern music like Radiohead and Kings of Leon.