Cooney, a DC native now living in NYC, attended AMDA to study for Broadway shows and has also played in many professional Jazz bands. His trained voice seems even more at home belting out pop songs as he employs it’s crystal clear, cut through quality in wonderfully innovative ways. Sometimes notching it down a few octaves to fulfill the role of hype master Lil John, other times crooning like a pop hungry Jason Mraz.
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Not since the likes of Prince has an artist burst out of the gates with such a fully realized, fresh signature sound. Sean Cooney spent years self producing these 16 songs, locked up in his studio, compressing each kick and snare to sizzling perfection and embellishing every track with crisp synths and whimsical flourishes. It is hard to believe that all the instruments were played by the man himself.