Rymer's fourth kids' album is his best effort to date, a melodic collection of superbly written songs that extol the virtues of imagination (``Diggin' Up a Dinosaur''), family (``Full Moon Walk'') and community (``Side by Side,'' ``Every Day Is a Birthday'').
Escovedo played punk (the Nuns) in the '70s and country rock (Rank and File) in the '80s before becoming a rootsy
It's reassuring a band as rootsy
as Gomez can pack out the Barrowland.
It's more rootsy
and Americana -based I see us sort of in the middle, because our music is pretty country but our attitude and our lyrics aren't.
guitarist T Bone Burnett will contribute an original score for Eric Simonson's revival.
Dance numbers such as "Spanish Eyes," "Shake Your Bon-Bon," and "Love You for a Day" are more about Latin-lover kitsch than rootsy
realness, and too often the ballads abandon the invention of the singer's 1998 Spanish-language album, Vuelve, to embrace proven formulas, not subvert them.
With Around the Horn (Rough Trade), the members continue their hypnotic, spontaneous, rootsy
explorations, transposing would-be horn lines into guitars and squeezeboxes; fore grounding the burping, froggy bass; and penning mournful tunes with nearly indecipherable lyrics that feel just fine, thanks to the nasally aching Neil Young like vocals.
His self-titled 1970 solo debut embraced an organic rock/R&B/gospel rootsy
vibe that grew out of his touring with Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, but then he left the solo spotlight to form Derek and the Dominos with Delaney & Bonnie alums Bobby Whitlock (organ), Carl Radle (bass) and Jim Gordon (drums).
Co-vocalists and acclaimed instrumentalists they play a dynamic, rootsy
and exhilarating set of country blues.
One of the leading lights of pop's intelligensia for many years so you've got to approach this first solo album for almost two decades with a very open mind as he steers you through a wildly varied and eclectic soundscape from straight-up pop to soft, brassy salsa, rootsy
American bluegrass, dreamy ethereal reflection - and then the weirder stuff.
They both sprang up in Chatham, in the heart of the Medway Delta, and share a love of rootsy
, bluesly rock.
From gritty opener Rest Sniper Rest, a 60s-styled blast at warmongering politicians, to the rootsy
title track final there isn't a weak link in the chain.