Mr. Ac Johns

"Adam Johns"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 60% (3 of 5)
Location: Leeds, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,674,018 - Total Helpful Votes: 3 of 5
Sirens ~ Pete Greenwood
Sirens ~ Pete Greenwood
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The folk revival, 20 Sep 2008
I must say that this album is very much on par with all the other folk newcomers over the past few years. I was brought in to this genre by the beautifully crafted 'Magpie' by Stephen Fretwell. Like with Fretwell, the work of Dylan is very apparent in the influences of Greenwood.

The album shows off Greenwood's great guitar work, songwriting ability and vocals. This guy could give Fionn Regan (another favourite) a run for his money! Bats Over Barstow is the stand-out track which echoes Ryan Adams on his 'Heartbreaker' album.

The whole album is a great easy listening piece that has a timeless feel to it. If you like messers Fretwell, Regan - as well as Tom Baxter… Read more
Try! ~ John Mayer
Try! ~ John Mayer
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely awesome!!, 6 Dec 2005
I first heard of John when I was in Australia in 2003. I heard 'Room For Squares' over there. At first I was a little sceptical. But then, after listening a few times, it really hit me what a great singer/songwriter he is. Then, after 'Any Given Thursday: Live' (also brilliant), he released 'Heavier Things'. This really turned up the heat for me with his ripping guitaring and gravelly voice. I also managed to get my hands on his debut 1999 album 'Inside Wants Out'. Over the past 2 years, my love for Mayer's work increased 10-fold!
Now comes 'TRY!'. This album really brings John back to his roots in the blues. It is his… Read more

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