Right from this offset this release has such good vibes. The rhythm & lightness, that dance-hall or reggae-fusion feel, it lays the ambiance effectively & this is all backed up & enhanced by a considerably genuine, warm sounding leading voice. 


D Brown’s Manchild bring about the nostalgic raw energy of a Jimi Hendrix performance. The song offers a smooth yet gritty gathering of electric guitars & all round soulful, passionate musicianship.


The further you get into the mix, the more this break down to the gentler moments settles in as familiar, as do certain lines. When the hook hits, the full throttle energy of classic rock & roll smashes into action.


Statements about life & growing older have the potential to connect with all of us. It’s a universal topic, but it’s not commonly talked about in popular music. Matt Purcell has approached this in a beautiful way.