Accomplished songwriter Steve Dafoe has scored Major Motion Picture and TV placements at networks such as ABC, NBC, Discovery TV, Direct TV, Sony Pictures, Time Warner, MTV, GSN, and Turner Broadcasting. His songs cross many genres, from Pop and Country to Dramatic, Electronic, Folk, and Holiday music. Steve's TV credits include The Millionaire Matchmaker, Secret Lives of Women, Summer Of Music, Pit Boss, Baby Madness, Candid Kids, and It Only Hurts When I Laugh. In 2013, "The Big Wedding" featured his full song Travellin' Jack.
Red Bull Media House in the UK licensed four of Steve's Folk/Alt. Country tunes, "Storm Of Days," "You Are The One," "Finally See The Light," and "Lovin' You Ain't Hard" for TV/Film use in 2013. SapienNitro Multi Media licensed "Finally See The Light" in 2012 for a Major Car Ad Campaign in the US. "LaSalle Steet" enjoys licensing usages from S&P Top 100 Companies to the internet needs of the Marriot Hotel Chain in Chicago.
Recently, a special occasion tune called "Just Like Valentine's Day" saw Video/Web licensing at "Guiness Ale" (Ireland/Europe) and "The Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Ctr." for their employees and stakeholders at Valentine's Day!
In 2011, all Top 10 Songs in "Soft Rock" at the "Number One Music" in Canada were Steve's music is played, as were the Top 8 songs at the MP3 site. Number One Music (N1M owned by MySpace) records over 2,100,000 plays of music in 3 years.
An Acoustic Pop song of Childhood sweethearts and the reality of life and war. Very poignant ballad about love in complex times. A Down, Dark and Melancholic, Sentimental Ballad. Lyrical themes are Anguish, Desperation, Breaking Up, Saying Goodbye, Broken-Hearted, Love Lost and missing a Loved One. Male Vocals, Pop Music, Acoustic Pop
A Song of loneliness but that the sun will still shine! Deals with content such as an Awakening, Enlightenment, Loneliness, Faith, Longing, Optimism, Individual Struggles and the effects of Looking for love. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Folk Pop
A Very describtive song about alcohol abuse and the pain that is cast on all affected! The Lyrical themes are Self Destruction, Regret, Struggle, Hardship, Anguish Desperation, a Broken Heart, Alcohol and darkness. The Mood is Dark, Melancholic, Down and lonely. A #1 Charting Song at MP3. Com! Male Vocals, Country Music, Alternative Country
Charted at #1 on MP3. COM in Easy Listening! Song of longing for a long lost love! Lyrical themes include Despair, Misery, Sadness, Depression, Sentimental value, Love Lost, and Missing a Loved One from the past. This acoustic ballad brings to life what is in many people's past. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Contemporary Folk
An Uplifting, Positive Acoustic Ballad of true love! It deals with lyrical themes of Happiness, Joy, Thankfulness, About Being in Love, The Passion and the Devotion. This was a #1 Song at Number One Music, an offshoot of MY SPACE! Male Vocals, Folk Music, Folk Pop
"Tradewinds" is about being in the shipping lanes in the "West Indies". Sophisticated Elegant Atmosphere Nature Countryside Bedtime
Sleeping Calm Light Dreamland Relaxation Tranquil Quiet Serene Love, Instrumental, Jazz Music, Neo-Lounge Vocals
Family Vacation in South Dakota in 2004 inspired this....... imagining a family living and surviving here in the Badlands. The Mood can be Down, Dark, Melancholic but it can be Laid Back and Groovy too! Lyrical themes are Happiness Joy, Courage, Family, Love and Determination! Male Vocals, Country Music, Alternative Country
A Moody Down, Dark and Melancholic Sentimental Americana Ballad. Reflecting just another day of heartache with the realization of what has been lost. A simple acoustic rendering of being Broken-Hearted and Missing a Loved One. The Reminiscing and Love Lost themes tear through the heart! Male Vocals, Corporate Music, Corporate Folk Music
Great Acoustic guitar work! Perfect for Corporate presentations. Also, for backgrouund as a Music Bed in TV and Film! This piece leaves the listener with a down-home feeling in the country and watching sunsets and by a campfire! Guitar, Acoustic guitar
An acoustic guitar instrumental that is simple with a medium groove. It's a cool track with a Folk/New Age and Alt Country feel in the rhythm. Perfect for rolling credits in TV and Film productions. Also great for commercials, background and all types of advertising and radio project, Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Folk Music
A sentimental acoustic ballad story about trying to find love in all the wrong places...."Mr GoodRight".... Sex, booze and hope. A melancholy down and Dark story. Lyrical themes touch upon Infidelity, Cheating, Casual Sex, Marriage, Taking Chances and Mind Games. Male Vocals, Country Music, Contemporary Country Music
A colorful and upbeat Classic Pop song that was # 1 in the charts at Radio Indy! Hoping for a Love to change is like "Riding A Rainbow" cause there's nothing at the end! And usually no hope. A soaring but sad reality tune. Female Vocals, Pop Music, Easy Listening
Fella's choice between the girl or the boat . I love the sea...special song as it is the first song I wrote....it is to appear on a Nashville Limited Prod. CD called "Catch A Rising Star"! Male Vocals, Folk Music, Contemporary Folk
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