NEON TREES are an American rock band i’d never heard of even though they’d gained attention after supporting The Killers and having a hit with a song called ‘Animal’ in 2010. Maybe you’re a latecomer like me. If so, let’s now say “welcome” to ourselves because their album Picture Show is damn fine for our ears. Mixed indie rock and Robbie Williams and you’ll get something close to their sound that’s sometimes alternate yet mostly radio friendly. Continue reading
The adult contemporary genre is as much at home on my blog as E.T. would be on Fashion TV after midnight but it was good to take a needed breath of a pretty woman singing pretty music.
After a particularly challenging week, i was searching for a calm to the roar in my head when i bumped into EMMA ELIZABETH on YouTube. I found refuge in her music as one video became two which prompted a visit to her website where The Coldness of Winter EP was for sale. Free downloads were the extra treat elsewhere on the net so i made a full album.
Themes run with love, hope and faith. ‘If I Could’ makes a good hello that’s followed by the fuller hug of ‘Message to the Sky’. My favourite is the title track, ‘The Coldness of Winter’, which possesses a lovely tempo and keyboard melody. Continue reading