Former New Yorker David Keats is an accomplished singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist currently based in North Carolina. He has over 15 years of experience writing, recording, and performing powerful Rock and Pop songs that showcase stellar vocals, rich lyrical depth, and high energy emotions. Drawing on influences that include Ben Folds, Jeff Buckley, and The Beatles, David's distinctive songs are perfect for Film, TV, and Commercial projects needing music that connects with the listener on a personal level.
A tense soundscape with a relentless spooky chimes melody, ambient drums, and orchestral hits. Atmospheric and with a sense of suspense and excitement. Impending melody builds to rocking guitars and drums and release. The Mentalist, Castle, Alien Invasion, crime drama, thriller, Instrumental, Action, Intense Electro-Orch
A song of sweet desperation and mild delusion, sung by a guy who never left his hometown and still hangs on to hope that his first love will come back to the place where they both grew up. Male Vocals, Pop, Power Pop
A vibrant mid-tempo piano and guitar driven rocker about a relationship that's destined for doom despite our protagonist/singer's sense of hope. With thumping drums, thoughtful lyrics, and a big chorus, "Kate" is a powerhouse well-suited for dramatic TV. Male Vocals, Rock, Pop Rock
Mid-tempo ballad with beautiful piano and vocals and an intimate mood, quietly building rhythm, and swelling guitars, leading up to a big emotional payoff and release. Ideal for romantic drama or epic. Soundalike Colplay, The Fray, Alpha Rev, The Script, Male Vocals, Rock, Pop Rock
"Oak Island" is about loss, grieving and moving on. The song is a letter he has left his girlfriend / wife before he dies, and in it he urges her to move and to fall in love again, with one exception: let Oak Island -- the place where they shared sunsets and memories -- be theirs and theirs alone. Male Vocals, Pop, Acoustic Pop