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.
Rain, Sun and Love in South Carolina! A great Tourism tune for a great state. Deals with love and losing love and old ghosts in all of us. A down and dark Melancholy song tinged with sadness. Female Vocals, Pop Music, Easy Listening
The Bar where it is home to the survivors of abuse. Where they drink the Pain and the Suffering away. No love here for the survivors of abuse. Lyrically this deals with Pain, Hopelessness, Alcohol, Drugs, Evil, Longing and Frustrations of a Lives Lost. Male Vocals, Rock Music, Folk Rock
Strong contemporary folk acoustic guitar instrumental. Great for backgound and all types of corporate projects. Beautiful, melodic & atmospheric with a very nice feel. Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Folk Music
A Folk gem of a Song about my brother Shane and why we have a special relationship built from abuse. The Mood is dark within this Sentimental Acoustic Ballad. The Lyrical themes are War, Family, Moving On, Change and Letting Go. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Folk Pop
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
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
No matter what has happened to one you eventually do have some choices on how to live your life. This is an Upbeat, Positive and Inspirational Acoustic folk song. Lyrical themes include Hope, Optimism, Struggle and Hardship, Awakening & Enlightenment, Moving, Change and Letting Go of the past! Male Vocals, Corporate Music, Corporate Folk Music
A Sad and Sentimental Acoustic Ballad. ABC TV licensed this song for the "Secret Lives Of Women" .."American Brothel Series". Just the tale of a stronger personality in a relationship and how love goes away. Lyrical themes are Frustration, loneliness, Sadness, Being in Love and Devotion. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Traditional Folk
A driving exotic, relaxing, mellow and cool Reggae number with attitude. Electric guitar and solid keyboards create the Reggae-Pop mixture. It is music fit for happy and sunny days in the Cayman Islands! Or in the big cities of Miami or Kingston! Instrumental, Reggae Music, Reggae-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
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
This is about anything really - just a happy uplifting song. Jazzy, sweet and joyful. Late night in the club, champagne, candlelight, making love or enjoying an ocean breeze. Honeymoon, tropical holiday, Ibiza, Cannes or a drive up the coast to a seaside inn. Supremely light, mellow and enchanting. Instrumental, Corporate Music, Corporate Jazz Music
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
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
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
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
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 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
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