Alexander Broussard is a pianist and singer who has been entertaining fans in his home country of The Netherlands and beyond for over thirty years. He toured as a performing artist in a number of different lineups for decades and is widely known for his popular “Billy Joel Experience” show in which he performs his own versions of classic songs by the Piano Man. He recently released a fifteen track live recording of the show called “Beautiful Ballads” The Billy Joel Experience (Live).”
In 2020, Alexander returned to his first love as an independent solo recording artist. To that end, he re-released his 1996 debut album, “The Piano.” Each of the songs on that record has found new life with thousands of fans across the globe. Meanwhile, the songwriter has begun working on all new material. He has released two very successful singles to date and is working on an album of brand new material entitled, “Now.”
“Shoulder to Shoulder” is the latest single from Alexander Broussard, released on December 15, 2020. With its message of peace, love and brotherhood it is exactly the song the world needs right now. From the opening World Beat rhythms, the track immediately adopts a global stance. From there Alexander and his band break into an uplifting and emotional chorus singing, “Hand in hand, we will stand shoulder to shoulder in peace.” It is beautiful and very moving. As the song progresses the mix of piano, drums, guitar and choral voices builds into a joyous wave of sound.
Check out the live video for “Shoulder to Shoulder,” below. You can also hear it on the Deep Indie Dive playlist. The song’s energy is infectious. You will find yourself singing along in short order, and hoping that the rest of the world follows suit. Follow the links below the video to connect with Alexander Broussard and stay in the loop on all of his current and future projects.