And actually the whole CD shows these different styles of traditional American sounds (Blues meets Country meets Bluegrass Rock) and the natural way of Duffy’s voice (both raw and clean) is perfectly suitable to fit these various music styles and make it a pleasure to listen to the album from start to finish. Duffy is a huge talent, who could easily be on a major label and let’s just hope this Dead man walkin’ will be his breakthrough record
Scottish rockers GUN are still putting in a hard day’s work and are, once again, ‘Taking on the World’. Thanks primarily to fan pressure who never let the band disappear and hounded them for many years to reform. The Gizzi brothers, Dante and Jools are the sole remaining members that took the band to the top of the charts on many occasions in the 1990s. With a brief tenure that saw Little Angels’ Toby Jepson fronting the band, Jools remains on guitar but Dante has ‘dropped the bass’ and stepped up to the plate by taking on Mark Rankin’s role as lead singer.
Hands up, cards on the table, I was never a fan of Progressive rock. My musical diet growing up was listening to the likes of AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Queen. I always found bands of the Progressive genre to be a bunch of smart asses who thought they knew better. I remember seeing Peter Gabriel dressed up as a bloody daffodil and thinking, why?