This is the 5th studio album by the critically acclaimed Songwriter and Guitarist from America.
Just as on his previous albums there is a fairly laid back, easy Blues/Pop feel that you can ease back into a chair with, drinking a beer (or coffee) and drifting off into your own world.
This time its not all perfect, but it’s still a very accomplished piece of work. Beautifully constructed, mature and well thought out music that ticks an “Easy Listening” box very well.
My only real disappointment is that I was hoping that he would try to innovate a bit more, rather than sticking to the same tried and tested format as all his previous work adheres to. And honestly only a few tracks really stood out for me. “Something Like Olivia” and “The Age Of Worry” are my personal favourites.
It’s not a bad album at all and it’s definitely worth a listen, just not really anything new.
Fingers crossed for the next one.
Words By Ross Gurney