The Stillness seems to hint at this throughout, but the closing anthem helps really bring the concept home – find that inner peace, hold on to those who matter, and just live.
Karen Lee Batten proves once again that her vocals were born to perform in the Country Rock and Americana power realms with this brilliantly energising and infectious new anthem.
Providing a timeless narrative for contemporary fans, Emily Clair’s country anthem Drive Me Home leads with love, intimacy, and a passion for the good times – and it proves an uplifting new hit.
Acoustic country rock vibes into big-band brightness, faultlessly captured, are what lead us into this crisp and addictive new single from Nicole Sumerlyn.
Always an act worth pausing for, though your stillness will be brief in this case – Shane Scarazzini aims higher than ever with an addictively energising, folk-rock knees-up entitled West Virginia Girl.
Classic country rock & roll pours through from one track to the next as Alberta’s Daniel Besuijen offers up his brand new album of unpredictable, interesting stories & songs.
Ryan Voss and the band set the scene with ease, laying bare a heavy outlaw vibe with the raw sound of classic rock, and a story-line that openly showcases its roots in country.
An interesting, introspective and often scornful album, but one that seeks to make sense out of interactions and difficulties within various relationships.
Wonderful syncopated guitar riffs and piano work introduce Burning Bridges, a zesty and confident piece of modern country, which rattles along at a fair old pace with some terrific vocals from Bree Taylor.
The subtle quirk of that off-kilter twang, the marching rhythm, the contemporary references, the rise and fall dynamic of the verse lines – everything plays its part and resolves in a brilliantly comforting way
In songwriting terms, this reads like a ‘how-to’ example. It’s instant, energetic, feels organic and effortless and is topped off with some cracking vocals. Brilliant fun.
All in all, a fun romp through an unusual lyrical idea that tells a clear narrative with plenty of pop hooks.