5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Musical Whisky - Single malt,
This review is from: North (Audio CD)
I can best describe this album as musical whisky, none of that blended stuff either, proper single malt.
This is my first Elvis C album, but it is easy to spot that this is a slight departure. Singing in a more natural baritone Mr C lays one perfectly crafted song down after another, all at a snails tempo with minimalistic arrangements adding the structure. This is intelligent heartfelt stuff if you're in the mood. This is music for the early hours, you can imagine that it was recorded after everybody has left the jazz bar, and Elvis is serenading a lipstick smeared brunette through a cloud of cigar smoke.
My only criticism is that all the songs are very samey and only one or two actually stand out by themselves. So if you don't like this style of music it won't get any better for you as you move through the album.
A good one for the collection.