Nick Moran delivers a breath of fresh air to the music scene with amid of old school blues/funk sounds mixed combined with his soulful/crisp vocals in his debut album, Who We Are. Recorded and mixed at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City (home of Lana Del Rey’s Born To Die and Jay-Z’sHard Knock Life amongst others) and mastered by Joe Lambert (Animal Collective, The B52’s, The Dirty Projectors, etc). With industry pros helping produce this album Moran flawlessly showcases his crisp clean vocals reminiscent of James Morrison and Stevie Wonder combined with the soulful melodies of Sam Cooke. Moran’s unique flare on tried and true sounds is a welcome refresher to the music scene and is the work of a true artist and lover of music. A little about the man behind the music: Moran grew upon Long Island, where he took a stab at playing the trumpet and drums before finding his calling in the strength of his voice. Inspired by Sam Cooke, James Brown, Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, Moran delivers an unexpected larger than life audible treat with his debut album. His early influences in “big band” sound and appreciation of fun and energetic lyricists is evident in his style and deliverance. For all and any music fans looking to experience a rare treat and get in on a star from the ground up, prepare to become one of the soon many fans of Nick Moran.