Returning to the forefront of the Canadian country music scene, Shawn Oates pays homage to the country legends with his rendition of David Lee Murphy’s 90s classic, “Dust On the Bottle.” Oates infuses his unique style into this timeless track, offering audiences a fresh and captivating listening experience.
Hailing from Edmonton, Alberta, Oates attributes his resilience and strength to the transformative power of music. His body of work consistently explores themes of love, life, and happiness, with a mission to spread positivity and infuse his distinctive blend of soul and emotion into the heart of country music.
Having opened for acclaimed acts such as Jess Moskaluke and The Trews, Oates has firmly established his presence in the country genre. Collaborating with successful songwriters and producers, he continues to craft his signature sound. His August 2023 release, “Spend It On You,” not only garnered a significant following but also showcased his remarkable ability to connect with listeners.
Breathing new life into the legendary country gem, “Dust On the Bottle,” Oates demonstrates his artistic prowess and solidifies his status as a rising star in the country music scene. Honoring the original sound of the song while incorporating his unique style, Oates expresses his personal connection to the track, stating, “I had the desire to create my own rendition of what I believe to be one of the finest country songs ever penned. It’s a personal favorite of mine in the genre, and I’ve always harbored the aspiration to produce a recording of it, which I finally did.”
Stepping into the spotlight, Oates invites audiences to join him on a captivating journey of positivity and soul. Whether collaborating with industry heavyweights or opening for established artists, Oates is determined to carve out a place in country music history with his infectious hooks, upbeat honky-tonk, and nods to classic country.
Shawn Oates’ version of “Dust On the Bottle” is now available on all streaming platforms.