LOUIS ELIOT The Long Way Round|
Now this little album is a gem. People (and especially record labels)
love to pigeonhole music but this album defies categories, bar just ‘bloody
Take the eastern tinged opener ‘Warmth of the Sun’ - shades of
the late, great George Harrison here and the music is crystal clear. ‘Emily’
is a tune destined to be a single - simple melody and memorable chorus.
‘Falling’, a delightful acoustic number with Louis Eliot’s vocals taking
‘Country Life’ is a plea to escape the city into the simpler
life of the country - Louis Eliot has a keen lyrical eye and never over
clutters the song. Musically there is a lot going on as well with horns used
throughout and plenty of acoustic guitar to fill out the tunes.
There is a lot of music after your attention out there and this album is
one that deserves your attention. You won’t be disappointed!
Review by Jason Ritchie
***** Out of this world | **** Pretty
damn fine |
*** OK, approach with caution unless you are a fan |
** Instant bargain bin fodder | * Ugly. Just ugly