Mr. Paul Martin West

Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (67 of 82)
Location: Hull, East Yorkshire United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 391,255 - Total Helpful Votes: 67 of 82
The Long Goodbye <a href="">John Paul White</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
The Long Goodbye John Paul White MP3 Download
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
John Paul White is one half of the fantastic duo, the Civil Wars, with Joy Williams. This album couldn't be further from the stripped down 'alternative folk/Americana' of Barton Hollow and reminds me of Muse.
At times, haunting, melancholic, powerful and moody, this record exhudes class. Excellent playing, strong melodies and interesting lyrics make this a real joy to listen to.
Some real slow burners on here, but stand out track is 'Come Over', which is immense.
Give it a go, you won't be diappointed.
Brighter Day ~ Sam Gray
Brighter Day ~ Sam Gray
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
What makes a great album? Strong songwriting, excellent musicianship, a great voice and something just a little different, will do for a start. Brighter Day has all of these.
There's some great songs on here. With really strong melodies and interesting lyrics, there's something for everyone. For me, Aeroplane and Possibilities, Two Hearts and Cartwheel Queen are early standout tracks, but many of the others are slow burners for sure. The current single, Brighter Day, is going to add a little sunshine to the coming winter.
The musicians, including Sam, perform brilliantly. Steve White's drumming drives along the upbeat songs and Sam's violin on a couple of tracks, adds something a… Read more
Keys To Ascension [4CD+DVD] ~ Yes
15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
Ok, we have an abundance of live recordings to choose from, and frankly some should never have seen the light of day. This isn't one of them.
But first to the reviewers who felt mislead. There have been two Keys to Ascension CD's, both double, with live and studio tracks and a DVD, featuring just live tracks. Five discs in all. This offering is called Keys to Ascension and has exactly the same track listing over 4cds and 1 DVD, I don't really think it takes a genius to work out that it is a repackaging! But 5 discs of some fantastic music, played by a group at their performing peak, can't be bad.
The studio, offerings are a bit hit and miss, but it does include Mind Drive, which… Read more

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