Stephen Ackles celebrates 35 years as an artist and relase his 15th album «The Confidence Game»
Inspired by the great legends
Stephen Ackles has been in the charts with hits like One for the Moon, Hey You, and Betina, to name a few, since the early nineties.Ackles’ music has always been inspired by the great legends like Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Ray Charles and he has worked on a number of occasions with giants such as Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sir Elton John and guitarist James Burton. With his unique and powerful, yet warm and caring tone of voice, Stephen Ackles serves up a fine mix of rootsy folk & country pop. Honest, bittersweet, and sharing a pure love for music.
«The Confidence Game»
On his new release you can find both a duet with the legendary singer Janis Ian, and cooperations with Alexander Rybak, Jørn Hoel and Steinar Albrigtsen. For Stephen, «The Confidence Game» shows a new matureness, both as a person and an artist.