Roses and Cigarettes fuse thoughtful, heartfelt songwriting with stunning vocals and expressive guitar work, and this EP is a must for genuine music fans far and wide.
Inches From Sin write and perform from the heart, so regardless of genre, it’s a song that connects in a natural, believable way. Furthermore, though the topic is clearly personal & unique in story-line to the songwriters, it’s presented here in a somewhat vague, widely accessible manner.
It’s very easy to lose yourself in this moment, in the music, the whispers, and the ideas presented. As described within – We are all a part of it…
This EP in its entirety is an absolute joy to listen to, so well crafted, really well arranged, and beautifully performed. If you’ve been looking for that fresh country playlist, classic and new all at once, poetic and thoughtful – look no further.
There’s a clear level of freedom within the writing, a certain sense of being carefree – lost in the harmony, wrapped up in the melody – and thanks to all of this in unison, the effect passes over to you as you listen.
A heartbreakingly soulful, acoustic country-rock ballad that is driven beautifully by the artist’s genuine and entrancing vocal tones.
The way the band have structured this – the details, the changing sections – it showcases a thoughtful writing process in line with a shared ability to perform with passion and precision combined.
There’s something softly emotional about his vocal tone & delivery, and this, walking in unison with the heartfelt & open nature of the lyrics, makes for something that feels very genuine & warming.
Throughout this project you get a series of stories that appear close to the songwriter’s heart & experiences in life. It feels personal, but the details are accessible – even vague – so they can easily be applied to the lives of listeners far & wide.
The new collection from Irish trio The Rising titled ‘Moving On’ perfectly blends upbeat numbers and and heartfelt, emotive tracks to create what is easily a contender for album of the year.
Randall Lee Richards’ return brings a huge anti-ballad of sorts, an emotional, powerful song with a strong country backbone and a concept that quickly moves from the aesthetically appreciative to the undeniably honest & concerned.
The chord progression & the organic swagger of the instrumentation create something cool & thoughtful. All of this accompanies the softness of the vocal delivery, these almost whispered moments captivate entirely.