Steve Louw has released a compilation of the best tracks off his three albums, and Best Of The Decade is a worthy title and damn fine album. Besides the older hits like ‘Waiting For The Dawn’, Diamonds And Dust’, ‘Slow Dancing’, ‘One Cut With A Knife’, ‘Run To Me’, ‘Wasted’, and ‘Strange Room’, there are two newContinue reading “Best of The Decade Released in 1999”
Steve Louw was honoured with the support slot on Rodriguez’ triumphant ’98 SA tour. With Willem Moller (guitar), Russel Taylor (keyboards), Reuben Samuels (drums), Graham Currie (bass) and Tonia Selley (percussion) performing behind him, Big Sky drew nation-wide attention to the solid and stimulating music produced by the band over the decade.
In 1996, Big Sky won the FNB Music Award for “Best SA Rock Act” for the album Horizon. This album set a new standard for SA rock albums and sold over 10,000 copies.
From Big Sky’s debut Album, Waiting for the Dawn, this lively and powerful track was a instant success.
Steve Louw formed a new band, Big Sky, in 1990 and released Waiting for the Dawn that same year. The epic and powerful debut album featured artists from SA and the USA, and set a new standard for SA rock. Louw was back, less abrasive, more thought provoking, and producing a music that stood on its own,Continue reading “Big Sky”
Steve Louw (pictured right) founded trail-blazing eighties band, All Night Radio, with Nico Burger (left), Rob Nagel (center). ANR released two hit albums, The Heart’s the Best Part (1984) and The Killing Floor (1986), their gritty, bluesy, rock-and-roll sound firmly establishing Steve as a star on the SA music scene.