Wonderfully seductive in its soulful take on uncertainty and acceptance in love and indeed life itself. Another winner of a single from the one and only Maypo Deluxe
The instrumental tale is one that proves unique to each listener, but when the compositions are so masterfully crafted, and with authenticity at their core, its not that difficult to connect the dots.
Joe tells his story through the strings of his guitar, and his playing captivates in a deeply authentic way that’s rarely stumbled upon these days.
The final third delves into passionate uncertainty, the voice peaking, the guitar wandering into distortion & bends, the bass notes storming through with far more urgency.
Introducing a brilliantly crisp and warm rock sound, with soulful vocals taking a little inspiration from the likes of Prince as much so as the heavier bands of the nineties.
Perhaps now more than ever is a great time to reconsider and recount our blessings.
The whole thing feels like a nineties rock hit ready and waiting to be rediscovered – Ocean Colour Scene, The Stone Roses, Goo Goo Dolls; the warmth and emotion, the organic and crisp set-up.
Pairing the sound & rhythms of a simpler era, with upfront electric guitar solos, and a bluesy vocal that drives with intimacy & strength of melody alike.
Kicking into gear with a quickly seductive guitar solo and accompanying pop-rock backdrop, organic and warming from the outset, For Love goes on to present an aptly appreciative, loving single.
Featuring a hypnotic pairing of emotive piano and fiercely delicate electric guitar, Good Fight starts off strongly and continues to raise the bar throughout.
“In an era where albums are a disposable commodity that we rarely possess, never mind physically hold, I wanted to present a beautiful piece of art that reflected the care and love taken in the making of the music itself.”
Featuring some of the very best guitar-work & melodic story-telling around, with organic rock soundscapes to support & enhance the mood of each track, Apparitions proves as nostalgic as it is refreshing, and continuously begs for you to turn up the volume.