Author Archives: Josh Damigo

About Josh Damigo

Josh will cheerfully admit that he averaged less than a dozen people a show when he first began playing San Diego coffee houses. But he garnered diehard fans in the process, sold a few thousand copies of his homemade EP, Pocket Change, and picked up few awards along the way. After a traumatic family incident, Damigo retreated inward, and he ended up writing what would ultimately become his breakout debut, Raw. The album was true to its name and people noticed - Josh picked up two San Diego Music Awards for “Best Acoustic” and “Best Local Recording,” opened for the likes of Zac Brown, Jason Mraz, Eric Hutchinson, and Matt Nathanson, and had enough money and momentum to tour the country a few times over. A few years after Raw, there was his third release, Hope. Whereas Raw was a mostly acoustic, vulnerable affair, Hope was a celebration. Pleading and poignant, heartfelt and heavy hearted, it segued effortlessly from orchestral to alt-country, eventually landing him in the top 25 on the country charts. One of the hardest working indie singer/songwriters in Southern California, Damigo spent much of year with producer Mike Butler, gathering up some of the finest musicians in town, shaping his songs and sound further still for his latest album, "Just Give Me a Call", available now, on Randm Records. From the up-tempo single, “Just Give Me a Call”, to the simple sincerity of the ballad “Tennessee”, Josh’s songwriting skills are clear, his voice rings true and his goals remain the same as when he started - to keep making the best music he can, and to share it with all.

I Would Never Let You Hurt Again – (New Lyrics)

I Would Never Let You Hurt Again (Written by Josh Damigo) I know that life can be too big sometimes The world goes out of phase and stops it’s rhyme Run as far as you want, But still stay on … Continue reading

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New Lyrics – Is There Anything Worse? (Than Falling in Love)

I’ve been trying to write a song a day, and so far I’ve been successful! (YES!!!!) 5 Days in and 5 new songs. Most of them will never see the light of day, but still…. Here’s the lyrics to tonight’s … Continue reading

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I Will Be There – “Cold Killers” – Part 10 of 10

Imagine a house. Just a house. It’s black outside. Night. You see a figure walk into the house. You see two flashes. You see a figure walk out of the house. It’s black outside. That’s a poem I just wrote … Continue reading

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I Will Be There – “How I Fall in Love” – Part 9 of 10

Here’s another gut wrenching song… My bad, ya’ll…. 🙂 I actually got a letter from my grandaunt the other day asking me if I was okay, after listening to the record. I assure you… I am. I was just writing … Continue reading

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I Will Be There – “I Never Want to Say Goodbye to You” – Part 8 of 10

After that depressing post yesterday, I think you’ve got to be in the mood for something a little more positive, don’t you think? Today’s post is about the last happy song on the record. The Story The story is pretty … Continue reading

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I Will Be There – “Not Yours” – Part 7 of 10

The Backstory I’m about to sound like a crotchety and bitter old man… For those of you who don’t know the story, I guess you need to know the backstory- I fell in love with a girl at a show. … Continue reading

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I Will Be There – “The Day That You Left Me” – Part 6 of 10

This was probably the most anticipated song on the record. I have met more ladies who could not wait to have this song on their iPods after hearing it at a concert. “That song is PERFECT!!! I must have it!!!” … Continue reading

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