KOATES, The Right Place Review
KOATES is a London based trio that is building their reputation as outstanding songwriters. The KOATES are: James Coates (vocals, guitar), Jojo Macari (bass, backing vocals) and Joe Perkins (drums). The three friends perform together in other projects but came together as a band last year. The chemistry between the is audible and together their craft of songwriting is captivating. KOATES is releasing their second single titled, “The Right Place.” The sound is produced by Gary Go, who has worked with the likes of: Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Take That, The 2 Bears and Juliette Lewis. “The Right Place” is based on a relationship turning toxic. One day you can experience total happiness and euphoria, the next you hit rock bottom. That constant Ping-Pong effect: fight, make up sex, fight, make up sex, is what inspired the song. Just hoping that the toxicity would disappear, and you could be in good place” says KOATES. The result is a stirring song that offer lyrics that highlight the story in a succinct and evocative way. That’s the short of it!
The Right Place
The Right Place (single)
Release Date: November 7, 2018
Performed by : James Coates, Jojo Macari, Joe Perkins
Written by : James Coates, Jojo Macari, Gary Go
Produced by : Gary Go, KOATES
Recorded at : Urchin Studios
Mixed by : Cenzo Townshend at Decoy Studios
Mastered by : Frank Artwright at Abbey Road Studios
Great song writing. The song form is solid with a nice variety of feel changes and a great melody.