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THE HUDSON DUSTERS - Dare to Dream
(www.thehudsondusters.com)

A swift breeze is blowing out of Catskill, New York from an unsigned Americana and folk duo named The Hudson Dusters. Jon B Woodin and Foggy Otis embrace early folk music in that they spotlight a ukulele, keeping their music airy and simple while sounding similar to Crosby, Stills, and Nash, with soulful vocals and floating melodies that sound like a hummingbird that is nervously flapping its wings for a taste of some sweet sugar water. The Hudson Dusters’ debut Dare to Dream features nine passionate tracks that will remind listeners not to be afraid to take chances in life. The eye-opening journey begins with a feeling of joy coming out in the peaceful track “Straight Away.” This track features soulful vocals and rustic Americana and folk melodies that sound like water rapidly flowing through a rushing river. This track is a soothing tale about people who are willing to follow their dreams and are aware that they are going to face obstacles when they have made the decision to pursue a lifelong dream. Meanwhile, the eye-opening journey ends with a glimmer of hope shining through the gray clouds in the soul bearing track “Carry Us Home.” This track features raspy vocals and fluttering melodies that sound like a robin chirping after finding worms in the wet ground after a thunderstorm has ended. This track is an uplifting tale about how positive thoughts and actions will help people be better able to cope with various types of adversity that they will face during their lifetime. The Hudson Dusters sing heartfelt songs about trying to keep one’s life simple during hectic times. Dare to Dream will be a breath of fresh air for listeners everywhere.


EUREKA CALIFORNIA - Roadrunners (www.HHBTM.com)

An ominous cloud of gloom hovers over Athens, Georgia from a punk rock duo named Eureka, California. This doom ridden duo sings dark songs about heartache and feeling like an outcast in society. Roadrunners features 13 anxiety-ridden tracks about struggling with having to conform to the rules of society while sounding similar to The Ramones with their relentless shouting and grinding punk rock melodies.
The angry journey begins with steam coming out of a person’s ears on “Threads.” This track features snarling vocals and ripping punk rock melodies that sound like fabric is being torn. This track is a raucous tale about a man who is annoyed about being constantly teased for failing to conform to the rules of society. The angry journey continues with loneliness looming in the heart wrenching track “Over It.” This track features screeching vocals and gritty punk rock melodies that sound like sandpaper that is slowly being slid over a piece of wood. This track is an obnoxious rant about a confused man who claims to have gotten over a painful breakup. However, based on the man’s disturbing behavior this claim appears to be doubtful.
Finally, this angry journey ends with hopelessness looming in the unhappy track “Telephone Tone,” with moaning vocals and haunting punk rock melodies that sound like a witch is cackling inside of a troubled man’s head. This track is an agonizing tale about a man who is growing tired of his girlfriend who is not answering her telephone. The man is growing suspicious of his girlfriend’s behavior. Eureka California sings depressing punk rock songs about how society is set out to stomp on the little people in the world. The raucous duo points out that those individuals who are in positions of authority are like “Roadrunners,” as their latest CD points out in vivid detail.

SEAN KIELY-It Sure Was Good EP (www.seankielymusic.com)

A chilly breeze begins to blow out of Jersey City, New Jersey. It comes from heart wrenching folk pop songs from an unsigned artist named Sean Kiely. This soul bearing young man sounds similar to Emerson, Lake, and Palmer with his soulful vocals and emotionally heartbreaking lyrics that will make a person want to sit in front of a warm, cracking fireplace and drink a glass of wine. Sean Kiely's new EP “It Sure Was Good” features four tumultuous tracks that will leave listeners asking themselves the question, what if? The heartbreaking opening track “We Almost Made It” features sorrowful vocals and rustic folk pop melodies that sound like a light summertime rain is falling on a tin roof. This track is an agonizing tale about a man who deeply regrets mistreating his girlfriend who desperately tried to make him happy. However, the man’s former girlfriend finally gave up and left him because she was frustrated with living in a one-sided relationship. Finally, one can find the answer to the question, what if? in the peaceful track “Winter is Here.” This track features velvety vocals and silky, smooth folk pop melodies that sound like a cup of freshly brewed coffee is slowly being poured into a cup on a frigid winter day. It's a cozy tale about a man who loves the lighthearted feeling that winter can bring. The wintertime can bring out the happiness of children playing in the snow as well as spending quality time with friends and family.
Sean Kiely is a promising who sings passionate songs about having to deal with heartbreak and being around close friends and family members in the wintertime. This artist’s latest EP “It Sure Was Good” answers the question, what if? by saying do not treat the people who one claims to care about badly. Otherwise, they will leave one unhappy person standing in the dust and it will be you.

THE INNOCENCE MISSION-Sun on the Square (www.Badmanrecordingco.com)

Breathtaking beauty rushes out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This breathtaking beauty comes from an independent orchestral folk trio named The Innocence Mission. This cool, but somewhat intense trio will awaken one’s senses with a burst of airy music that will be soothing to the ears of listeners everywhere. The Innocence Mission's tenth CD “Sun on the Square” features ten peaceful tracks that will make a person feel warm and fuzzy inside after drinking a cop of hot cocoa.
The playful adventure begins with a little bit of happiness hovering over a person in the joyful track “Records from Your Room.” This track features angelic vocals and rustic orchestral folk melodies that sound like a broom is being lightly brushed against an old wooden floor. This track is a cozy tale about a woman who is finding solace while listening to her neighbor’s music as it floats through her apartment. Meanwhile, the playful adventure continues with a positive vibe occurring in the uplifting track “Sun on the Square.” This track features soulful vocals and steaming orchestral folk melodies that sound like an expresso machine is working overtime at a busy outdoor café during lunchtime. This track is a calming tale about people who are enjoying a lovely spring day while they are frolicking around in a bustling city square. Finally, the playful adventure ends with an inquisitive person in deep thought in the alluring track “Star of Land and Sea.” This track features velvety vocals and fluttering orchestral folk melodies that sound like the wings of birds are flapping with the wind currents while ocean waves are gently crashing against the shoreline. This track is a mysterious tale about exploring the unknown wonders of Mother Nature’s beauty. No one should take Mother Nature’s beauty for granted. The Innocence Mission is an amazing independent orchestral folk trio who sings wonderfully crafted ear tingling songs about how the world really should be with their latest CD “Sun on the Square.”

WE ARE MUFFY-The Charcoal Pool (www.tapeterecords.com)

An overwhelming feeling of sadness hovers over Cornwall, United Kingdom. These feelings are coming from an independent folk duo named We Are Muffy. “The Charcoal Pool” features thirteen heart wrenching tracks that will make listeners want to sit in a dark room and cry buckets for days. The dreary journey begins with a little bit of optimism growing in the hopeful track “Civil Service.” This track features groaning vocals and floating folk melodies that sound like a carnival is going on during a beautiful spring day. This track is a soul bearing tale about people who are muddling through life and doing the right thing according to the laws of society. Also, people must be willing to lend a helping hand to those individuals who are in need of life’s basic necessities. Meanwhile, the dreary journey continues with a blanket of darkness looming in the gloomy track “The Charcoal Pool.” This track features sorrowful vocals and brooding folk melodies that sound like whistle from a factory is squealing through the thick air. This track is an ominous tale about the hardships of living and working in an industrial city. The buildings, homes, and automobiles are covered in black soot and people have little hope for the future for themselves and their families.
Finally, the dreary journey ends with sunshine gleaming through the dark clouds in the joyful track “The Map and The Light.” This track features angelic vocals and fluttering folk melodies that sound like blue birds are happily chirping while flying in the sunny sky. This track is a peaceful tale about how people can find hope in a dreadful place which will make life more positive for themselves and others around them.
We Are Muffy is an ominous independent folk duo who sings sad songs about living are hard working-class life which can mean a bleak future. However, according to the duo’s latest CD “The Charcoal Pool.” Life will only be what people will choose to make of it.

ADRIAN AARDVARK-Dying Optimistically (www.epifomusic.com)

A huge pity party rolls on out of Plattsburgh, New York from an independent rock quartet named Adrian Aardvark. This bleak rock quartet paints a dark picture of the world around them with “Dying Optimistically” featuring eleven hopeless tracks that sound similar to Radiohead with their warbling vocals and scraping rock melodies that sound like a person’s fingernails are slowly sliding down a chalkboard.
The hopeless journey begins with tears falling in the heartbreaking track “Just Us.” This track features moaning vocals and gritty rock melodies that sound like an angry bear has been abruptly awakened from hibernation. This track is an unamusing tale about a once loving couple who cannot get along with one another or anyone else anymore. Meanwhile, the hopeless journey continues with wild dreams running through a person’s head in the obnoxious track “Little Girl.” This track features squawking vocals and groovy rock melodies that sound like a group of hippies are having a party. This track is a raucous tale about a man who is panting over a beautiful woman. However, the beautiful woman is not impressed with the annoying man’s advances.
Finally, the hopeless journey ends under a cloud of doom in the gloomy track “Misery Shaker.” This track features groaning vocals and gurgling rock melodies that sound like vodka is slowly being poured into a glass. This track is a depressing tale about a lonely man who is drowning in a pool of sorrow with the help of his favorite beverage. The lonely man is guilt ridden over is past mistakes.
Adrian Aardvark is a pessimistic independent rock quartet who sings negative songs about how evil the world can be. The quartet’s latest CD “Dying Optimistically” will let listeners know that heaven will be a pleasant place after the greed that is plaguing humanity completely destroys Planet Earth.

JESSE AINSLIE - Only in The Dark (Epifo Music)

A state of confusion is roaring out of Brooklyn, New York from an independent rock artist named Jesse Ainslie. This haunting artist sings somewhat dreary songs about trying to find happiness in an unforgiving world while sounding similar to Don Henley with his soulful vocals and light rock melodies that sound like a cool breeze is blowing on a rainy day. Jesse Ainslie released his latest CD “Only in The Dark” featuring eight heart wrenching tracks that will require listeners to carry a large supply of tissues while listening to this fairly ominous collection of music.
The agonizing journey begins with a glimmer of hope shining through the clouds in the romantic track “Real Good Night.” This track features soulful vocals and sultry rock melodies that sound like a pot of boiling water that is about to overflow onto a hot stove. This track is a sizzling tale about a man who has had a peaceful and sensual night with a beautiful woman with no regrets. Meanwhile, the agonizing journey continues with pessimism running rampant in the gloomy track “Down in the Well.” This track features raspy vocals and weeping rock melodies that sound like kittens were left out in the pouring rain. This track is a dark tale about a lonely man who is trapped and is slowly sliding down into a black hole due to his careless lifestyle. The lonely man cold and alone under a blanket of sadness.
Finally, the agonizing journey ends with uncertainty looming in the fearful track “Things to Come.” This track features rustic vocals and eerie rock melodies that sound like a pack of wolves are howling in the desert at night. This track is a depressing tale about a man who sees a chaotic world coming into view because people are having to watch out for themselves due to greed from those individuals who are in positions of authority.
Jesse Ainslie is a promising independent rock artist who sings passionate songs about the growing tension that is building in a chaotic world which can affect people’s thoughts and emotions. This artist’s latest CD “Only in The Dark” will have listeners screaming for a little bit of daylight.

SIHASIN - Fight Like a Woman (Tacoho Records)

Winds of change are fiercely blowing out of Black Mesa, Arizona from an independent Navajo punk rock duo named Sihasin. This mesmerizing will stand up for many individuals who are facing issues with racism, sexism, and economic inequality. Sihasin released their second CD “Fight Like a Woman” featuring fourteen earth shattering songs that are destined to change the world forever.
A breath of fresh air begins to blow in the promising track “Shine.” This track features soulful vocals and groovy punk rock melodies that sound like a group of happy people who are dancing to loud music at a block party on a hot summer day. This track is an uplifting tale about showing people who are less fortunate how to use their talents in a positive way in a tumultuous world so that the world can become a more peaceful place for everyone to live in. Meanwhile, a breath of fresh air continues to blow in the romantic track “See You.” This track features gritty vocals and sultry punk rock melodies that sound like two hearts are pounding wildly. This track is a sensual tale about a couple who is vowing to be together regardless of what the other people around them think about their relationship.
Finally, the breath of fresh air blows out with clouds of darkness hovering over a person in the gloomy track “Drive.” This track features groaning vocals and ominous punk rock melodies that sound like an angry wolf is snarling through the cool desert at night searching for its prey. This track is a depressing tale about a frustrated person who is tired of the constant stress of daily life. So, the frustrated person is going on a long head clearing road trip.
Sihasin is an awesome independent Navajo punk rock duo who sings ear opening and honest songs about the social injustices that are taking over society at an alarming rate. The duo’s latest CD “Fight Like a Woman” will remind listeners everywhere to fight like hell for social equality and peace on earth.

SERENA JOST - Up to The Sky (www.secondkissrecords.com)

A colorful tapestry is being brought out for the world to hear in Chelsea, New York City. This colorful tapestry of classical music comes from a wonderful independent singer and cellist named Serena Jost. This sensual musician brings forth darkness and light with her latest CD “Up to The Sky” featuring ten picturesque tracks that will awaken the human spirit.
The picturesque journey begins with storm clouds brewing in the heartbreaking track “Window.” This track features weeping vocals and light whispers from a cello that sound like a kitten softly purring for warm milk. This track is a sad tale about a woman who is watching the man she loves slowly walk away from her while raindrops are lightly falling on the window. Meanwhile. The picturesque journey continues with the darkness clearing in the joyful track “Happiness.” This track features angelic vocals and fluttering melodies from a cello that sound like robins are singing on a beautiful spring day. This track is a peaceful tale about a woman who is at ease within herself and her surroundings with absolutely no worries.
Finally, the picturesque journey ends with a cool, gentle breeze blowing in the mellow track “Red Door.” This track features soulful vocals and thumping melodies from a cello that sound like a happy person’s heart beating. This track is a soothing tale about how warm and comfortable a person will feel when they are invited into a home with a red door. The red color represents love and peace in this instance.
Serena Jost is a fantastic independent cellist and singer who presents beautiful classical music with different pictures of mood and feelings that will change at every turn. This artist’s latest CD “Up to The Sky” will make fans of classical music extremely proud.

THE SHUT-UPS-Just Another Generation (Stuff Records)

A party is rolling on at a frenzied pace out of Athens, Georgia. This party is starting because of a rowdy quintet named The Shut-Ups. This obnoxious alternative rock quintet sings fist pumping songs about living one’s life with reckless abandon while sounding like a rougher version of Crowded House with their soulful vocals and gurgling alternative rock melodies that sound like a soda bottle is slowly being opened on a warm summer day. The Shut-Ups released their latest CD “Just Another Generation” featuring eleven hard hitting tracks that will make the hair stand up on the back of one’s neck.
The frenzied adventure begins with the hope of a new romance blooming in the edgy track “Don’t Get Me Started.” This track features soulful vocals and groovy alternative rock melodies that sound like a nervous heartbeat. This track is a raucous tale about a man who has fallen hopelessly in love with a beautiful woman. However, the beautiful woman is playing hard to get. Meanwhile, the frenzied adventure continues with the hope of a new romance becoming a fit of rage in the angry track “This Band Is Gonna Break Up.” This track features snarling vocals and grinding alternative rock melodies that sound like a grizzly bear is growling while hunting for food in the woods. This track is an obnoxious rant about a load of discontent that is ripping a promising new rock band apart.
Finally, the frenzied adventure ends ray of sunshine gleaming through the dark clouds in the peaceful track “They Know.” This track features soft, velvety vocals and bubbling alternative rock melodies that sound like ocean waves are gently crashing onto a beach. This track is a lighthearted tale about a couple who is very much in love with each other and their hometown knows about their relationship.
The Shut-Ups are a great independent alternative rock quintet who sings thundering songs about being young and acting like the warm summer days will never end. The quintet’s latest CD “Just Another Generation” will be an anthem for the young people who are trying to find their place in the world.

PRETTY GRITTY - Seven Year Itch (Creative and Dreams Music Network)

Life is unpredictable. This is the point that is being made from an independent pop country duo out of Franklin, Tennessee named Pretty Gritty. Pretty Gritty sings heart wrenching songs bout heartache and finding romance while sounding similar to Little Big Town with their soulful vocals and crisp country pop melodies that sound like leaves are falling from the trees on a blustery fall day. This sense tingling duo released their latest CD “Seven Year Itch” featuring twelve haunting tracks that will take listeners on an emotional rollercoaster ride.
The long and winding road called reality begins with frustration hovering over a person in the tearful track “Coming Loose.” This track features sorrowful vocals and weeping country pop melodies that sound like a woman who is sobbing while sitting alone in a room. This track is a dreary tale about how life seems to get out of control while one is attempting to balance life and work. Meanwhile, the long, and winding road called reality seems a little bit brighter in the peaceful track “Every Road.” This track features soothing vocals and fluttering country pop melodies that sound like rain is lightly falling on a window sill on a cloudy and cool spring day. This track is a heartwarming tale about a couple who is happy being around each other especially when life gets rough because emotional support is the best medicine against the stress of daily life.
Finally, the long and winding road called reality ends under a cloud of suspicion in the scathing track “The Town.” This track features whimpering vocals and grumbling country pop melodies that sound like a midsummer thunderstorm is brewing. This track is a dark tale about a couple whose relationship is broken and everyone around them is chattering about their misfortune. The sad woman feels lonely and hurt by her controlling husband and desperately wants her freedom.
Pretty Gritty is a wonderful independent country pop duo who sings emotionally intense songs about the tumultuous road of life and the unpredictability of romance. This amazing duo’s latest CD “Seven Year Itch” will give listeners the truth about life instead of a pack of lies.

JOE BILLY - Let ‘Em Fall (joebilly.bandcamp.com)

A blanket of misery covers Clifton, New Jersey. This blanket of misery is coming from an unsigned acoustic and protest punk artist named Joe Billy. This gloomy artist has the perfect dreary punk attitude for the relentless aggravation that people in today’s society face on a daily basis. Joe Billy released his latest CD “Let ‘E m Fall” features ten obnoxious tracks that will make those individuals who are in positions of authority tremble with fear.
A person’s teeth will begin to chatter in the lonely track “Sorry, Mom.” This track features gritty vocals and weeping acoustic and protest punk melodies that sound like a child who is sobbing because he could not stay out late on a school night. This track is a depressing tale about a man who is apologizing to his mother for acting like a fool and being disrespectful. However, man wants to live life on his own terms. Meanwhile, a person’s teeth will continue to chatter in the chilling track “The Fly You Ignore.” This track features moaning vocals s and snarling acoustic and protest punk melodies that sound like bees that are swarming around a huge pile of garbage that has been left unattended at a campsite. This track is an agonizing tale about a sad man who feels like an outcast in society because his beliefs are not of the mainstream of society.
Finally, a person’s teeth will chatter fiercely when they hear the obnoxious track “Smash Your Television.” This track features and s soulful vocals and rumpled acoustic and protest punk melodies that sound like bags of aluminum cans are banging together. This track is a sarcastic tale about how the political scene seems to bring out the worst in people rather than making things more tolerable for people. Therefore, no one watch the constant craziness that is on television.
Joe Billy is a great unsigned acoustic and protest punk artist who sings hair raising songs about the idiocy that is running rampant in society. This brilliant artist has a punk sound like no other and will let listeners know that the bureaucrats in society will “Let ‘Em Fall.” This means that this planet will cease to exist if the reckless behavior continues.

STEVE BARTON - Tall Tales and Alibis (Sleepless Music)

A long story of lies and lust oozes out of Portland, Oregon from an independent pop, rock, and blues solo artist named Steve Barton. This brilliant solo artist sings heart pumping songs that will make a person break out into a cold sweat while listening to the seventh CD “Tall Tales and Alibis” which features thirty- seven tracks that will take listeners on an out of control train ride. Steve Barton sounds similar to the late Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash with his harsh vocals and stone, cold pop rock melodies that sound like ice is cracking underneath a person’s feet as they try to skate on a lake as it begins to thaw after a long, cold winter.
The sordid adventure begins with uncertainty looming in the dreary track “How Can I Believe” (Album One). This track features gritty vocals and rustic pop rock melodies that sound like a frog is croaking on a lily pad in the middle of a foggy pond. This track is a pessimistic tale about a lonely man who is struggling with both the spiritual and the realistic side of life because the lonely man is tired of being deceived. Meanwhile, the sordid adventure continues with uncertainty turning into passion in the sleazy track “Haunt Me Tonight” (Album Two). This track features snarling vocals and sultry blues melodies that sound like a nervous heartbeat. This track is a sizzling tale about a man who wants his beautiful girlfriend to fulfill his inner fantasies.
Finally, the sordid adventure ends with a sense of hope blossoming in the romantic track “Now That We Have Tomorrow” (Album Three). This track features soulful vocals and groovy pop rock melodies that sound like people who are happily walking along the beach with a light breeze blowing on a summer day. This track is a heartwarming tale about a couple whose romance is in full bloom. The couple is looking forward to their future together.
Steve Barton is a fantastic independent pop, rock, and blues solo artist whose infectious groove will make listeners become excited. Steve Barton’s latest CD “Tall Tales and Alibis” is a genuine musical masterpiece.

GREG JACQUIN-Hudson River (www.gregjacquinmusic.com)

A blanket of agony is covering Cortlandt Manor, New York from an unsigned country pop quartet named Greg Jacquin Band. This tear- jerking country pop quartet sings sad songs about feeling abandoned in a fast-paced world. Greg Jacquin Band released their latest CD “Hudson River” featuring six tumultuous tracks about dealing with an overwhelming amount of heartbreak while sounding similar to Rob Thomas with their warbling, sorrowful vocals and rustic country pop melodies that sound like a waterfall rushing through a fast-moving river.
The soul bearing journey begins with a cold breeze blowing in the heart wrenching track “The Station.” This track features moaning vocals and dreary country pop melodies that sound like light rain is falling. This track is lonely tale about a man who is sorely missing his girlfriend and he cannot wait to see her again. Meanwhile, the soul bearing journey continues with a sense of optimism in the hopeful track “Scratches & Bridges.” This track features gritty vocals and floating country pop melodies that sound like children who are happily blowing bubbles on a warm summer day. This track is a reflective tale about a man who is grateful to have hope in his life despite all of the hardships that he has had to go through.
Finally, the soul bearing journey ends with heartache looming in the gloomy track “Hopeless Entrance.” This track features weeping vocals and gurgling country pop melodies that sound like a faucet is leaking. This track is a sad tale about a man who had his heart broken by his former girlfriend and the man is vowing to move on with his life. The man will make sure that he will not be taken advantage of the next time around.
Greg Jacquin Band is a great unsigned country pop quartet who sings tearful songs about heartache and hope with a fluttering sound that will tug at one’s heart strings with the quartet’s latest CD “Hudson River.”

LISA MEDNICK POWELL - Blue Book (Cicada Sound)

A ballad of broken dreams is coming out of Los Angeles, California from an independent folk, country, and blues singer-songwriter named Lisa Mednick Powell. This mind- numbing collection of ten tear jerking tracks will be released as the artist’s third CD “Blue Book.” La Mednick Powell speaks up about the difficulties that women face in the workforce and in their daily lives in search of equality. The journey for social equality begins with the heartbreaking track “Smoke Over Carolina.” This track features weeping vocals and rustic country and blues melodies that sound like sizzling heat is coming out of smoke stacks at a factory. This track is an agonizing tale about a horrible fire at a textile factory. This tragedy brought attention to the need for stricter safety regulations for female workers in America.
Meanwhile, the agony continues as the battle for social equality rages on in the haunting track “Cold Coffee.” This track features soulful vocals and fluttering folk melodies that sound like teardrops are falling. This track is a somewhat sarcastic tale a tired woman who is overwhelmed with keeping a paycheck and taking care of the household needs. Therefore, the tired woman has to settle for a cold cup of coffee in order to keep up with the frantic pace of her daily life. Finally, the journey for social equality ends under a blanket of disillusionment in the ominous track “Crow.” This track features groaning vocals and eerie folk melodies that sound like a warm breeze I s blowing dust around in an empty cornfield. This track is a dark tale about a huge black bird that is hovering over abandoned farmland during a severe drought in the summertime.
Lisa Mednick Powell is a brilliant independent folk, country, and blues singer-songwriter who sings heartfelt songs about fighting for social equality for women all over the world. One will need a box of tissues while listening to Lisa Mednick Powell’s latest CD “Blue Book.”

THIS WILDERNESS - Sorry About Tomorrow (Wax & Wane Records)

A sorrowful adventure begins in New York City from an eerie independent electropunk duo named This Wilderness. This gloomy duo sings dark songs about loneliness and heartache while sounding similar to Alice In Chains with their gritty vocals and bone chilling electropunk melodies that will make a person feel like they will be afraid to go to sleep at night. This Wilderness will release their debut CD “Sorry About Tomorrow” featuring ten heart wrenching tracks about intense emotional turmoil.
This icy adventure begins with fear taking over in a person’s mind in the frightening track “Lonely Woman.” This track features slithering vocals and haunting electropunk melodies that sound like a witch is cackling in the dense woods. This track is an eerie tale about a man who is being pursued by a strange woman. The man feels uncomfortable around this strange woman. Meanwhile, the icy adventure continues with feeling of guilt hanging over a person in the lonely track “Well.” This track features growling vocals and thumping electropunk melodies that sound like a nervous heartbeat. This track is a dreary tale about a troubled man who is living down in a damp and dark hole due to the indiscretions from his past.
Finally, the icy adventure ends with resentment looming in the anxiety ridden track “Verdict.” This track features grimy vocals and hissing electropunk melodies that sound like snakes are crawling across the ground. This track is This track is a misery filled tale about a heartbroken man who has been mistreated by his girlfriend. Now, the heartbroken man realizes that his girlfriend has never truly loved him
This Wilderness is a spooky independent electropunk duo who sings chilling songs about having to live in an unforgiving society. This duo’s debut CD “Sorry About Tomorrow” will make listeners want to jump out of their skin while listening to this teeth chattering collection of music.

BODIES OF WATER-Spear in the City (Thousand Tongues Record Co.)

The big city of the west is buried under a cloud of mystery. This dreary journey begins in Los Angeles, California with an independent seven piece pop rock band named Bodies of Water. This haunting pop rock band sings chilling songs about what the world could possibly look like when the apocalypse occurs. Bodies of Water's fourth CD Spear in the City" features 11 eerie tracks about doom and gloom sounding similar to the late David Bowie with moaning vocals and icy pop rock melodies that will make one's hair stand on end.

The depressing journey begins with heartbreak looming in the sad track "Dark Water." This track features groaning vocals and thumping pop rock melodies that sound like Godzilla is angrily stomping through the city streets at night and tearing down buildings. This track is an agonizing tale about a once loving couple whose relationship has ended due to stubbornness and the inability to compromise with one another. Meanwhile, the depressing journey continues with loneliness looming in the frightening track "Spear in the City." This track features sorrowful vocals and weeping pop rock melodies that sound like a child who has been crying after being awakened by a nightmare. This track is a heart wrenching tale about how a once thriving city became a crime ridden and violent city due to an epidemic of corruption.

Finally, the album ends with a glimmer of hope shining through in the promising track "Echoes." This track features soulful vocals and groovy pop rock melodies that sound like people who are happily dancing in the streets during a block party in the summer. This track is an exciting tale about people who are exploring the possibility of other life forms living throughout outer space.

Bodies of Water is a fantastic independent seven piece pop rock band who writes sense tingling pop rock music about an intense fear of the unknown with Spear in the City.

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JENNY AND THE FELINES - Don't Judge Me (Moon Cat Party Records)

A cloud of discontent hovers over Flemington, New Jersey. This cloud of discontent is coming from an independent rockabilly quartet named Jenny and The Felines. This fierce rockabilly quartet sings gloomy songs about hard living in a working class town. Jenny and The Felines are a rougher version of The Go Go's with their snarling vocals and obnoxious rockabilly melodies that sound like two cats are fighting in an alley at midnight. Jenny and The Felines released their latest CD "Don't Judge Me" featuring nine bitter tracks about being wronged throughout one's life.

The bitter journey begins with hatred bubbling over in the spiteful track "I Hate This Town." This track features moaning vocals and gurgling rockabilly melodies that sound like black tar is slowly being poured into huge cracks on a heavily traveled road. This track is a dark tale about a person who is fed up with being underpaid and living a hard life with no hope in sight. Meanwhile, the bitter journey continues with low self esteem running rampant in the scathing track "Come On, Little Cougar." This track features groaning vocals and gritty rockabilly melodies that sound like the devil is laughing inside of a person's head. This track is a sultry tale about an older woman who is actively pursuing the affections of a younger man.

Finally, the bitter journey ends with loneliness looming in the sad track "You Don't Love Me." This track features slithering vocals and thunderous rockabilly melodies that sound like a thunderstorm is occurring with a tornado developing with this thunderstorm. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a woman that is realizing that her boyfriend is no longer in love with her.

Jenny and The Felines are a great independent rockabilly quartet who sings harsh songs about living a working class life and the emotional turmoil that one will go through on a daily basis. The quartet's latest CD "Don't Judge Me" will remind listeners that passing judgement on another person without knowing who they truly are is very hurtful.

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JAKE TAVILL - Twisted Ideology (www.jaketavill.com)

Is life full of half truths? The answer to this question is, yes. Life is full of half truths according to an unsigned indie rock artist out of New York City, New York named Jake Tavill. This brilliant young songwriter has a remarkable grasp of the realities of daily life and human emotion. Jake Tavill sounds similar to Simply Red with his quivering vocals and pulsating indie rock beats that will make one's heart skip a beat with his second CD "Twisted Ideology" featuring seven soul bearing tracks that will let listeners know that the game of life is unpredictable.

The bumpy ride begins with a ray of hope shining through in the sizzling track "You're Gonna Love Me." This track features soulful vocals and sultry rock melodies that sound like a spicy dish is being cooked up so that a couple can have a dinner for two under the stars at night. This track is a groovy tale about a man who is chasing a beautiful woman. The desperate man is convinced that the beautiful woman will love him forever. Meanwhile, the bumpy ride continues with hope turning into shadows of doubt in the anxious track "One Day Soon." This track features raspy vocals and weeping rock melodies that sound like a robin is sadly chirping because it cannot find any worms to eat. This track is a heart wrenching tale about a couple who is having a difficult time expressing their true feelings for one another.

Finally, the bumpy ride ends with discontent looming in the gloomy track "Gold." This track features icy vocals and sizzling rock melodies that sound like hot blacktop is slowly being poured down a desolate country road. This track is a scathing track about how people will say that they are honest. However, people can be dishonest and have a tendency to stab one another in the back.

Jake Tavill is a promising unsigned indie rock artist who sings honest songs about real human emotion and how it can effect daily life. This artist's second CD "Twisted Ideology" will remind listeners that the world is a strange place to live in.

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KING JAMES & THE SPECIAL MEN - Act Like You Know (Special Man Industries)

Unimaginable heartache oozes out of New Orleans, Louisiana from an independent nine piece blues and rock band named King James & The Special Men. This rowdy blues and rock band sings heart wrenching songs about how to deal with heartache while sounding similar to Fats Domino with their moaning vocals and weeping blues rock melodies that sound like a child who is sobbing after having a toy taken away from them due to bad behavior. King James & The Special Men will release their debut CD "Act Like You Know" featuring six gut wrenching tracks that will surely tug at the heart strings of listeners everywhere.

The dreary journey begins with a gentle rain falling in the joyful track "Baby Girl." This track features raspy vocals and rustic blues rock melodies that sound like frog is croaking on a lily pad in the middle of a murky swamp. This track is a soul bearing tale about a man who is declaring his undying love for a beautiful woman. Meanwhile, joy turns into discontent in the anxiety ridden track "Tell Me(What You Want Me To Do)." This track features soulful vocals and sorrowful blues rock melodies that sound like a seagull is hovering over the Gulf of Mexico trying to find fish to eat. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a couple who is struggling to find peace in their tumultuous relationship.

Finally, heartache adds to the hardships in the emotionally draining track "9th Ward Blues." This track features gritty vocals and sultry blues rock melodies that sound like gumbo is being stirred around in a huge iron pot at a summer party. This track is a raucous tale about trying to have a great time and earn an honest living in a poor and working class section of what is known as "The Big Easy."

King James & The Special Men are a wonderful independent nine piece blues and rock band who sing brutally honest songs about heartache and dealing with hardships in one's life. The band's debut CD "Act Like You Know" will remind listeners that it is okay to let off some steam once in a while.

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JUPITER IN VELVET - In 2 the Arms of Love (Free 2B Free Records)

Is life a scream? The answer to this question is, yes. The journey through life is a scream according to an independent pop rock solo artist who resides in the United Kingdom named Jupiter In Velvet. This mind numbing pop rock artist sounds similar to Rush with trance-like and galactic sounding pop rock instrumentation that will leave listeners scratching their heads for years to come. Jupiter In Velvet released his latest CD "In2 the Arms of Love" featuring ten scathing tracks about living by the rules that are written and governed by a civil society.

The risky adventure begins with one's nose held high in the air in the rowdy track "I'm So Ready." This track features gritty vocals and thunderous pop rock melodies that sound like a NASCAR race is about to begin. This track is an obnoxious tale about a rebellious man who wants to have fun and live his life with reckless abandon. The rebellious man does agree with the rules that are written down by the status quo. Meanwhile, the risky adventure continues with electricity flowing in the obnoxious track "Supercharged." This track features moaning vocals and rattling pop rock melodies that sound like a rattlesnake that is hissing as it slithers through the tall grass. This track is a sultry tale about a man who is deeply in love with a beautiful woman. The love struck man feels energized and nothing bad is ever going to happen to the couple.

Finally, the risky adventure ends with a wild party rolling on in the raucous track "Bang On." This track features soulful vocals and sultry pop rock melodies that sound like fine win is slowly being poured into a glass. This track is a gritty tale about a restless man who wants to party and hang around women forever.

Jupiter In Velvet is a great independent pop rock solo artist who sings raucous songs about living one's life with no regard for the rules that govern society. This artist's latest CD "In2 the Arms of Love" will remind listeners to have fun in one's life because everything can be taken away in an instant.

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STUTTER STEPS - Floored EP (BlueArrowRecords.com)

A state of confusion hovers over Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This state of confusion is coming from an independent pop quintet named Stutter Steps. The quintet's latest EP "Floored" features six heart wrenching tracks that deal with regret, intense loneliness, and a hope for a new romance. Stutter steps sounds similar to The Cure with their mumbling vocals and gloomy pop melodies that sound like a moody teenager who is upset all of the time.

The aggravating journey begins with a person's head literally being in a fog of anger in the painful track "Floored." This track features moaning vocals and fluttering pop melodies that sound like a flock of angry crows cawing on a hot and stormy day. This track is an agonizing tale about a person who s waking up on the floor after a long night of partying. The confused person would have preferred not knowing what actually happened because of the foolish mistakes that the confused person has made. Meanwhile, the aggravating journey continues with sadness looming in the gloomy track "Submarine." This track features soulful vocals and gurgling pop melodies that sound like a group of divers who are snorkeling in the ocean. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a lonely man who has been deeply hurt by a woman that he once loved. Now, the lonely man feels like he is drowning in his own sorrow.

Finally, the aggravating journey ends with excitement growing in the joyful track "Weak Restraint." This track features gritty vocals and groovy pop melodies that sound like a couple who is happily dancing at a nightclub. This track is an uplifting tale about a man who is filled with optimism about the hope of a new romance.

Stutter Steps is a great independent pop quartet who writes emotionally intense songs about the discontent that plagues humanity. The quintet's latest EP "Floored" will remind listeners to watch around every corner because trouble is lurking everywhere.

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THE SHAKEN GROWLERS (www.greenmonkeyrecords.com)

Are they great? The answer to this question is, yes. The great big roar that is coming out of Seattle, Washington is from an independent pop rock trio named The Shaken Growlers. This high octane pop rock trio sings obnoxious songs about living the good life with no apologies whatsoever. This statement best describes the in your face attitude that is brought out in the trio's self titled CD which features thirteen heart pounding pop rock tracks that will make listeners believe that they will live forever.

The high speed adventure begins with a lion roaring in the thunderous track "Weekly Specials." This track features snarling vocals and grinding pop rock melodies that sound like a lion is fiercely fighting to reclaim his territory in the unforgiving jungle. This track is a raucous tale about a man who really wants to party with reckless abandon after a long week of work. Meanwhile, the high speed adventure continues as angst grows in the agonizing track "Hoarder." This track features gritty vocals and moaning pop rock melodies that sound like a mourning dove cooing on a dreary day. This track is a sad tale about a lonely man who refuses to let the mistakes of his past go. So, the lonely man feels like he is living in a constant nightmare.

Finally, the high speed adventure ends with happiness blossoming in the joyful track "Life Supply." This track features soulful vocals and groovy pop rock melodies that sound like people who are happily dancing to a soothing beat while wedding reception. This track is an amusing tale about a couple who is happy to be filled with a lifetime of romance.

The Shaken Growlers are a great independent pop rock trio who are not afraid to live life to the fullest and have a great time doing just that. The trio's self titled CD will remind listeners that life is full of unexpected twists and turns.


JIM OF SEATTLE-Both The Planet Frank (Starring The Elders) and The Chet Lambert Show (www.greenmonkeyrecords.com)

A story for the ages begins in Seattle, Washington from an independent pop rock artist named Jim of Seattle. This enchanting pop rock artist sings quirky songs about how people can change their behavior when they are faced with stressful situations in life. Jim of Seattle sounds similar to Berlin and Queen with his haunting vocal chanting and fluttering pop rock melodies that sound like a group of children who are thoroughly enjoying the circus. Jim of Seattle will release his latest CD "Both The Planet Frank (Starring The Elders) and The Chet Lambert Show" featuring seventeen playful pop rock tracks that will make listeners look at life in a more positive way even when life seems unbearable at times.

The enchanting adventure begins with a trip through outer space in the galactic sounding track "We are The Elders." This track features chanting vocal harmonies and brooding pop rock melodies that sound like aliens are looking down at Planet Earth and laughing at humanity. This track is a mysterious tale about a group of fed up men who are vowing to take over the world in order to make the world a happier and more peaceful place to live. Meanwhile, the enchanting adventure rolls on with happiness continuing in the joyful track "The Entertainment Parade." This track features soulful vocal harmonies and floating pop rock melodies that sound like a merry-go-round is spinning around with children who are happily riding on it. This track is a lighthearted tale about a band who wants to lighten up life in a working class town by playing some great music so that people can dance the night away.

Finally, the enchanting adventure ends with gloom hovering over people in the dreary track "Storm." This track features moaning vocal harmonies and eerie pop rock melodies that sound like a ghost is yowling in the darkness. This track is a haunting tale about how the peace and tranquility of the world is slowly being taken over by violence and hatred.

Jim of Seattle is a great independent pop rock artist who sings colorful songs about how crazy our world has become. This artist's latest CD "Both The Planet Frank (Starring The Elders) and The Chet Lambert Show" will remind listeners that it is okay to make fun of ourselves once in a while so that we do not completely lose our minds.

 

DEREK SALLMANN – All Seasons (www.dereksallmann.com)

Is life an adventure? The answer to this question is, yes. Life is an unpredictable adventure according to an unsigned pop singer-songwriter out of Waukesha, Wisconsin named Derek Sallmann. This thoughtful pop singer-songwriter sings heartfelt songs about being afraid of failure, staying close to one's roots, and coping with a broken relationship while sounding similar to Counting Crows with his gritty vocals and rustic pop melodies that sound like children who are happily playing in a large pile of leaves on a crisp fall day. Derek Sallmann will release his debut CD "All Seasons" featuring ten soul stirring tracks that will tug at one's heart strings.

The unpredictable adventure called life begins with uncertainty looming in the tension filled track "Afraid to Fall." This track features soulful vocals and fluttering pop melodies that sound like mourning doves are singing a sad song on a rainy day. This track is an anxiety ridden tale about a man who is a little bit of a perfectionist. The thoughtful man wants to put his best foot forward and is afraid to make mistakes. The thoughtful man is afraid that if he makes mistakes he will be made to feel like an outcast in society. Meanwhile, the unpredictable adventure called life continues with deep reflection occurring in the passionate track "Storm." This track features gritty vocals and rustic pop melodies that sound like a blizzard is about to occur. This track is a heart wrenching tale about a man who wants to come back home after a series of rough life experiences which happened outside of his comfort zone. The man is longing to spend some quality time with his family and friends.

Finally, the unpredictable adventure called life ends under a blanket of clouds in the heartbreaking track "Broken by Words. This track features sorrowful vocals and weeping pop melodies that sound like a person's heart has been shattered into one million pieces. This track is a sad tale about a once loving couple who has deeply hurt one another's feelings by the painful words that they have said to each other. So now, the couple's broken relationship suffers in a cold silence.

Derek Sallmann is a wonderful unsigned pop singer-songwriter who sings brutally honest songs about human emotion with soulful vocals and rustic pop melodies that sound like a group of people who are happily gathering around a campfire and making S'mores on a chilly fall evening. This artist's debut CD "All Seasons" will warm the hearts of pop music fans everywhere.

TOBIAS THE OWL - Every Eye is a Universe (London Tone Music)

A feeling of loneliness comes out of Seattle, Washington from an independent acoustic folk band named Tobias the Owl. This cool and breezy acoustic folk band sings heart wrenching songs about having to cope with heartache and feelings of extreme loneliness while sounding similar to The Moody Blues with their soulful vocals and dreary acoustic folk melodies that sound like trees are gently blowing in the wind during a brief summer rain shower. Tobias the Owl released their latest CD "Every Eye is a Universe" featuring eight sad tracks about a lonely person who is struggling to find happiness in his or her life.

The unhappy journey begins with darkness looming in the sad track "Murmurs." This track features moaning vocals and gloomy acoustic folk melodies that sound like goblins are cackling inside of a troubled person's head. This track is an ominous tale about a man who is vividly describing how isolated he felt while in the dark as a child when he heard the strange noises that were coming from the ugly monsters that he saw at night. Meanwhile, sadness turns into happiness in the romantic track "Pretty." This track features soulful vocals and rustic acoustic folk melodies that sound like a warm fireplace is crackling inside of a cozy log cabin. This track is a heartwarming tale about a man who is telling his girlfriend how beautiful she is. The man feels like he is the luckiest person on earth.

Finally, the unhappy journey ends with shadows of doubt hovering over an introverted person in the haunting track "Sleight of Hand." This track features sorrowful vocals and weeping acoustic folk melodies that sound like a child who is crying over a lost stuffed animal. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a man who wishes that he treated the people who were closest to him a lot better in the past. Now, the stubborn man realizes that his family and friends were only trying to help him become a more optimistic person so that he could be at peace with himself and the world around him.

Tobias the Owl is an awesome independent acoustic folk band who sings heartfelt songs about having to struggle with loneliness and heartache with soulful vocals and fluttering acoustic folk melodies that will make a person feel like they are wrapped in a warm blanket. The band's latest CD "Every Eye is a Universe" will remind listeners that life will be what a person makes of it. A person's life will have either a positive, or a negative outcome.

EARWIG - Pause for the Jets (www.lizardfamily.com)

A long strange trip begins in Columbus, Ohio with an unsigned alternative punk quartet named Earwig. This space driven alternative punk quartet sings eerie songs about a crumbling romance, finding a new romance, and being able to find hope when one feels hopeless. Earwig sounds similar to The Cure with their groaning vocals and slithering alternative punk melodies that sound like a snake is slowly crawling through the tall weeds in the dark forest at night. Earwig will release their latest CD "Pause for the Jets" featuring twelve chilling tracks that will make listeners have nightmares for weeks after listening to this ominous collection of music.

The nightmare begins with sadness looming in the depressing track "Lover's Chords." This track features sorrowful vocals and grinding alternative punk melodies that sound like a steamroller is rolling over hot blacktop on a humid summer day. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a once loving couple who is no longer getting along because the angry couple is too busy trying to pick out one another's faults rather than attempting to repair their broken relationship. Meanwhile, the nightmare continues with a glimmer of hope shining through in the mysterious track "Silverheels." This track features gritty vocals and spooky alternative punk melodies that sound like Marvin Martian is laughing at all of the hopeless earthlings. This track is a passionate tale about a man who wants to escape the rat race called the real world by flying to another planet with his rocket propelled boots on while holding onto a beautiful woman.
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The nightmare ends with a sense of peace hovering around a troubled person in the soothing track "Holy Ghost Letter." This track features eerie vocals and weeping alternative punk melodies that sound like a lonely man who is sitting alone in a dark room and sobbing uncontrollably because the man feels lost. This track is a reflective tale about a troubled man who asked God for help so that he could feel better about himself. Now, after asking God for help the troubled man no longer feels isolated from the world.

Earwig is a fantastic unsigned alternative punk quartet who sings outlandish songs about the trials and tribulations of daily life and how human beings choose to cope with them. The quartet's latest CD "Pause for the Jets" will remind listeners not to fear the unknown, but to expect the unexpected because life is full of joys and sorrows.

SPIRITUAL REZ - Setting in the West (www.spiritualrez.com)

A state of confusion is coming out of Venice Beach, California from an unsigned reggae-fusion sextet named Spiritual Rez. This sizzling sextet sings haunting songs about how life can become complicated and one does not understand why. Spiritual Rez sounds similar to 311 with their soulful vocals and scorching reggae-fusion melodies that will surely liven up a dull party on the beach in the middle of the summer. Spiritual Rez will release their fourth CD "Setting in the West" featuring ten heart wrenching tracks that will bring out the tension filled melodrama that is being played throughout this collection of music.

The melodrama begins with severe anxiety looming in the heartbreaking track "Together Always." This track features soulful vocals and sultry reggae-fusion melodies that sound like a large pot of water is boiling on the stove. This track is an agonizing tale about a once loving couple who is in a tumultuous relationship. However, the hard headed couple is vowing to stay together despite one another's faults. Meanwhile, the melodrama continues with loneliness hovering over a troubled person in the sad track "Tidal Wave." This track features moaning vocals and gurgling reggae-fusion melodies that sound like a Great White Shark is lurking below the ocean surface and getting ready to cause havoc. This track is a depressing tale about a man whose life appears to be falling apart due to his past mistakes. However, the stubborn man refuses to change his ways and is continuing to drown in his own sorrow.

Finally, the melodrama ends with a reality check occurring in the thoughtful track "Digital Age." This track features raspy vocals and icy reggae-fusion melodies that sound like an Amtrak train is speeding down the heavy steel tracks. This track is a reflective tale about how humanity must lean to adapt to the information age in a fast paced world or get left behind.

Spiritual Rez is a great unsigned reggae-fusion sextet who sings sizzling songs about trying to stay afloat in a complicated world. This sextet's fourth CD "Setting in the West" will remind listeners that one must learn to go with the flow in order to survive in a fast paced world.

ALLYSON SECONDS - Little World (Beehive Records)

Is the world a large and violent place? The answer to this question is both yes, and no depending on how one chooses to examine this question. This question is being carefully examined by a refreshingly ear opening psych-pop duo out of Sacramento, California named Allyson Seconds. This brilliant independent psych-pop duo sings passionate and sometimes eerie songs about how fragile the world truly is and how short time can seem when one is in a beautiful place with someone they love. Allyson Seconds sounds similar to The Bengals with their soft, silky vocals and crisp psych-pop melodies that sound like a brisk breeze is blowing through a person's hair on an early fall day. Allyson Seconds will release their latest CD "Little World" featuring eleven thoughtful and calming tracks that will ease one's mind on a hectic day.

The insightful adventure begins with a sense of hope coming out in the calming track "Little World." This track features soulful vocals and groovy psych-pop melodies that sound like a group of minstrels who are happily frolicking through the woods and playing music. This track is a colorful tale about how beautiful and small the world seems to be through an inquisitive person's eyes. One must stop and smell the roses for a little while. Meanwhile, the insightful adventure continues love hanging in the air in the romantic track "Summer of Gold." This track features sultry vocals and Squawking psych-pop melodies that sound like seagulls are hovering around beach goers and are anxiously awaiting food. This track is a heartwarming tale about a woman who is enjoying a warm summer on the beach with the man of her dreams.

Finally, the insightful adventure ends with a high degree of concern looming in the anxiety ridden track "Burning Burning." This track features weeping vocals and rustic psych-pop melodies that sound like trees are fiercely burning in the woods. This track is an ominous tale about a woman who witnessed the wildfires in California. The frightened woman watched in horror as th e beautiful countryside was scorched by Mother Nature's fury.

Allyson Seconds is a fantastic independent psych-pop duo who sings mind blowing songs about the simplicity of Planet Earth and how Mother Nature can go from serene to violent in a split second. The duo's latest CD "Little World" will remind listeners that the world can be both a peaceful and violent place to live in.

THE DIVINE COMEDY - Foreverland (Divine Comedy Records)

A gift sent from heaven is pouring out of the United Kingdom. This heavenly gift is called The Divine Comedy which comes from an alternative pop solo artist named Neil Hannon. The Divine Comedy sings passionate and fun loving alternative pop songs about attempting to live a peaceful life while living in a fast paced world while sounding similar to The Boomtown Rats with his soulful vocals and floating alternative pop melodies that sound like the circus is in town. The Divine Comedy released his latest CD "Foreverland" featuring twelve heart warming tracks that will make listeners want to forget their problems and act like children for just a little while.

The heavenly journey begins with a feeling of hope coming out in the stern track "The Pact." This track features soulful vocals and fluttering alternative pop melodies that sound like two angry birds are fighting over a worm on a rainy day. This track is a reflective tale about an irritated man who is tired of being treated like an outcast in society. So, the irritated man is vowing to take over the world in order for people to live peaceful lives without being ridiculed on a daily basis. Meanwhile, the heavenly journey continues with a sense of peace shining through in the calming track "My Happy Place." This track features raspy vocals and silky, smooth alternative pop melodies that sound like freshly brewed coffee is being poured into a cup on a beautiful sunny morning. This track is a soothing tale about a man who goes his quiet place that makes him feel good when he needs to get away from the rat race called the real world.

Finally, the heavenly journey ends with unbelievable happiness coming out in the loving track "The One Who Loves You." This track features gritty vocals and groovy alternative pop melodies that sound like a couple who is happily dancing to some sweet music. This track is a romantic tale about a man who has finally found a woman who truly loves him. The happy man believes that he will be satisfied for the rest of his life with no regrets.

The Divine Comedy is a wonderful independent alternative pop project that has been created by the British solo artist named Neil Hannon. This brilliant artist sings fun loving alternative pop songs about trying to heal an ailing world. The Divine Comedy's latest CD "Foreverland" will make one's soul smile on a rotten day.


 

 


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