Rod Black promises reflective, optimistic writing, and a voice that sounds naturally connected to this genre and the feelings of the song. It’s country for sure, but with a twist of fresh identity.
Think of a stripped-back Stones performances with an edge of Eddie Vedder’s acoustic days, only this is Dan Cody – paving his own way, getting vulnerable, truthful, and deeply human in his search for answers.
“I always picture my characters in an American town, bar, coffee house, highway. It kind of frees my imagination up a bit more plus place names in America can be cool. My song The Last Train from Baltimore just would not be the same if I had called it The Last Train from Grimsby or Macclesfield.”
Exploding into action with a fiercely distorted fusion of Celtic Rock and Americana, Chandler Flint reimagines the classic country girl role with this infectious and bold new single.
All in all, Consecration Revival Volume II represents praise, devotion, reverence, gratitude and love in a multitude of different musical guises. If not all of the styles float your boat, there is another song coming along before too long in this 17-strong collection. It’s difficult not to be moved by the conviction on offer.
Unafraid to highlight vulnerability, mistakes and a generally self-reflective manner of writing, Brandon weaves in an authentically emotive vocal lead to reinforce the heart and poetic intentions of the work.
Introducing a mighty album of anthems and conceptual intrigue alike, John Consalvo leads with intention and unwavering passion throughout this brilliantly bold yet intricately considerate search for redemption.
This album reminds us of many things that matter in life, not least of all the consistently illuminated fact; If You Can’t Forgive You Can’t Love.
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.
Jamie Dunphy and True North blend poetry and reflective self-awareness with beautiful melodies, great riffs, and the natural comfort of organic soft-rock.
Feeling like a freshly composed addition to the Sons Of Anarchy soundtrack, Waitin’ For My Dyin’ Day has the workings of a timeless classic.
Soulful country warmth provides a deeply intimate and colourful hit of escapism as Miles Newsom takes things down a personal and musically immersive pathway.