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.
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
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
The underlying theme for "Blending Of The Ages".... a nice bluesy Pop number. Guilty pleasures, falling in love. Sophisticated, sassy, alluring, and heartwarming. New romance, falling in love. Upbeat and playful, Instrumental, 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
A very Sad but True Story. This classic charted #1 R&B at MP3. COM! Remembering Tommy Miller, my best friend then, who was killed in a car crash at a young age. Loved by many. Life snuffed out far too early. Down, Dark, Melancholy describe the undertones of this otherwise relaxed song. Female Vocals, RnB Music, Contemporary RnB
The Cowboy versus the Wild Horse and who will win! Dedicated to my daugher and her love of Horses! A acoustic groovy and Laid Back number that deals with Determination and Bad Luck! (for the Cowboy!), Male Vocals, Folk Music, Progressive Folk
A man who loves the finer things in life but knows what he really loves! Classic Cars and the Bars and the pretty women! The Lyrical themes deal with Love, Committment, Friendship, Joy, Freedom, Choices and Happiness. Male Vocals, Country Music, New Country
Happiness Joy, Being in Love, the Passion, Devotion and just Falling in Love is this # 1 tune at Radio Indy & Indie Music! A trucker who loves his spouse and does what it takes to get the job done and get back home. Exotic and loving Marriage, true love with long periods of long seperation. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Folk Pop
The truth about John Denver saying he'd come back as an Eagle... he promised that he would if he died.... he loved Eagles. Features a male vocal of Springsteen's calibre. Male Vocals, Folk Music, Contemporary Folk
A CCM Song about the life of a person from cradle to grave and his relationship with GOD. Tender, kind, asking Jesus to "stay with me". Seeking love and salvation. It is a sentimental, spiritual Folk Ballad that deals with Faith, Family, Awakening and Enlightenment. Male Vocals, Spiritual Music, Contemporary Christian
Personal true reflection of 2 people in love who end up having 2 kids fighting a lot of odds. Features a male vocal of Springsteen's calibre. for TV/FILM and soundtrack for romance, children and family. Deals with Life, Reality, Great Love, Crisis, Family and Comittment. Male Vocals, Corporate Music, Corporate Folk Music
A heartfelt Pop Country that deals with the lifetime experience in love. A #1 song at Indie Music and Radio Indy! A Resume of love that includes a key and one side of the bed. The dominant theme is loneliness and a sense of Sadness. You don't pick Love, it picks you. And sometimes you get picked. Male Vocals, Country Music, Alternative Country
#1 Song at Number One Music (affiliated with MY SPACE!) and Radio Indy! Bad Love and Bad Intentions always leads to a Day of Reckoning! Deals with Broken-Hearts, Lies, Deception and the Regrets of Bad Decisions. Male Vocals, Pop Music, Acoustic Pop
Peaceful and joyful! A male vocal and rock ensemble with Background chorus. A season of hope and wonderment fill the senses! Children, Mistletoe and Santa Claus are strong images played out in his Christmas original song! Male Vocals, Christmas Music, Christmas New Age
The Death of 3 generations of soldiers and its impact on one family. d Melancholic song, but still has a Sentimental Ballad touch. It is a Storytelling tale of War, Sadness, Depression, Patriotism and loss. It's Mood is Dark, Down and Melancholic, even though it's a Sentimental Ballad Song, Male Vocals, Corporate Music, Corporate Pop Easy Listening Music
A persons love for someone who is not aware. Total adoration for the unsuspecting for the love right in front of you. A dark and brooding account of the Frustrations that emotions bring out. A raw Piano Acoutic heartfelt song of longing and loneliness. Female Vocals, Pop Music, Acoustic Pop
Peaceful and tranquil male vocal and acoustic guitar celebrate the Christmas Season at a home! A Happy, Hopeful Classic filled with Wonderment. Visions of children, snow and Santa Claus fill the senses! Male Vocals, Christmas Music, Christmas Acoustic
Top Indie charting song at Top 10 Soundclick! Song for my daughter... Underlying instrumental for "Stay With Me." Sweet tranquil serene and happy. Loving, commitments, supportive and uplifting. Film or TV show about families and kids and brighter days ahead, Instrumental, Childrens Music, Childrens Instrumentals
The Frustration of one's love over time that is not returned. The person in front of you not knowing how you feel! Lyrical themes are Unrequited Love, Regret, Sadness Depression, Anguish, Desperation, Broken Hearts, Wishing to be in Love, Loneliness and the Frustration of it all. Male Vocals, Country Music, Alternative Country
Some people say this is the finest Jesse James song ever written! Just an Upbeat account of crime in the Mid West. Lyrical themes include Murder, Crime, Incarceration, Hero Status, Admiration and Respect. Storytelling at its finest in this cheerful, positive but simple Americana Folk Classic! ! Male Vocals, Country Music, Alternative Country
Was Jesus married and was a Father with children? A song of Awakening and Enlightenment. Of Faith or Lack of Faith in Jesus! Belief or a Non-Belief supporter, he was a poor man and son of a carpenter. And remembered for what he was, a prophet and was the first (known) supporter of women's rights! Male Vocals, Folk Music, Christian Folk
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