Flyinshoes Review

Welcome to FSR our Roots Music Reviewers & Pod/broadcasters Community

Really make a difference and open up another revenue stream doing It - all House Concert Hub Member are eligible for Gold Standard Membership to iMTV & half the revenue of any subscribers you sign up. Please click through for more info and to be part of the adventure

 

LYNN MILES with Keith Glass —ROAD (Continental Song City)

 

www.lynnmiles.com

 

Canadian-born, and much travelled, singer-songwriter Lynn Miles is one of the finest of her genre. Her beautiful vocals and lyrics coupled with the stellar playing of Keith Glass (acoustic, electric guitar, mandolin and harmony vocals) are a true delight. Miles works under the shadow of no one. She is up there alongside Eliza Gilkyson, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Rosanne Cash, her ability to express real emotional hurt, and joy too life brings place her on high perch. Road is made up of old and new live recordings covering 15 years; whether of the former or latter they all sound like old friends. In all there is 15 songs, lasting a generous 70 minutes. 

 

Such the staggering stream of poetic lyrics that spill forth and her caressing of them the listener is quickly taken to a peaceful and better place, and though it may only be in one’s mind it feels like another world! So quality laden the music from Miles and Glass as they complement one another as good as any duos around time and again something special unfolds. Apart from the stylish, effortless vocals of Miles you have the timbre of her voice. In many ways there is a similar, measured presence to her work akin to the aforementioned Gilkyson. Not least of the shared attributes you have the eye for detail from both.

 

Going through the songs there is a number I am particularly drawn to. Among the finest you have the timeless “Love Is Red”, jaunty ode “Nobody’s Angel” and with wisps of harmonica sobering ode “Surrender, Dorothy”. Another to enjoy her work of the latter is the wonderful album opener “My Road”. With tasty electric guitar and a general atmospheric feel “I’m The Moon” and “Fearless Heart” see the bar edged up a notch (Glass’ harmony vocals complement her perfectly).  

 

Oldies “You Don’t Love Me Anymore” and “Rust” likewise gain a run inclusion as Miles and Glass show off the full spectrum of their partnership. “Black Flowers” has a haunting feel, and is something that caught the attention of bluegrass act Claire Lynch and appears on her most recent album. Miles most sensitive and stripped down tune is jazzy ode “When My Ship Comes In”; on which she speaks of putting her back to the wind, and how though being a mess she will be calm and ready (and steady).    

 

                                                            Maurice Hope  

Views: 22

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of Flyinshoes Review to add comments!

Join Flyinshoes Review

About

Keep the wheels on the hub

Would like to contribute to FSR and the House Concert Hub? Please help keep the wheels on the hub, this site is run on House Concert Principles and relies on your donation. Thank You for keeping this in mind

 Twitter



Youtube



https://open.spotify.com/embed/user/medicinemusic/playlist/6tI6eMaE5D7b5QZ0eCjmLb

Face Book

The Medicine Show is the home of the House Concert here is our rolling news

 

This site is the sister site to The House Concert Hub community and has been inherited in the main by kind donation of Shaun Belcher and Trailer Star.

It is the sum total of over ten years of tending a tender love of music by Shaun, a life time with Trailer Star and five or so years of an association with Rob Ellen from Medicine Music.

The House Concert Hub community will use it for the purpose of providing a online, all singing all dancing, review and preview area for the music of the community, and the music community at large. Have a look around tell your friends use the share button, tell the world.

We need reviewers, the idea is we have a correspondents in every area of the musical global village, it will be edited and co-ordinated by Rob Ellen of Medicine Music publicist promoter and presenter, if you wish to subscribe as a correspondent, join up here and drop Rob a line, he will send you cd's and send you to shows, display and publicise your content.

Here starts an other adventure.

  Visit The House Concert European Hub (& Acoustic Music Club Network)

 

 


www.euroamericanachart.eu

November 2017

1
JW Roy & The Royal Family
80 pts.
A Room Full Of Strangers
Royal Family Records
EM,BH,RST,LK
2
Chris Hillman
79 pts.
Bidin' My Time
Rounder
BP,FS,HD
3
Turnpike Troubadours
46 pts.
Long Away From Your Heart
Bossier City Records
HM,TK
4
Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton
36 pts.
Wildflower Blues
Cinquefoil Records
TJ
5
Eilen Jewell
34 pts.
Down Hearted Blues
Signature Sounds
 
6
Lucinda Williams
31 pts.
This Sweet Old World
Highway 20/Thirty Tigers
BR,MW
7
JD McPherson
29 pts.
Undivided Heart & Soul
New West
JS
8
Mark Martyre
26 pts.
Rivers
Independent
FC
 
Tom Russell
26 pts.
Folk Hotel
Frontera Records-Proper Records
SP
10
Anna Tivel
25 pts.
Small Believer
Fluff And Gravy Records
MG
 
Margo Price
25 pts.
All American Made
Third Man Records
JB
12
Fred Wickham
22 pts.
Mariosa Delta
Thirty Days Records
RK
 
Joe Henry
22 pts.
Thrum
Ear Music
HVB,PJ
 
Whitney Rose
22 pts.
Rule 62
Six Shooter/Thirty Tigers
 
15
Dick LeMasters
18 pts.
Incompatible Things
Longneck Road Music
HDB,JJ
 
Jim White
18 pts.
Waffles, Triangles & Jesus
Loose Music
LM,SZ
 
Peter Gallway
18 pts.
Feels Like Religion
Gallway Bay Music
CVL,DHO
18
Thomm Jutz
17 pts.
Crazy If You Let It
Mountain Fever Records
 
19
Kris Delmhorst
16 pts.
The Wild
Blue Blade Records
 
20
Daniel Crabtree
15 pts.
In The Shadow Of His Wings
Independent
 
 
Jeremy Pinnell
15 pts.
Ties Of Blood And Affection
Sofaburn Records
 
 
Julien Baker
15 pts.
Turn Out The Lights
Matador
EZ
23
Amber Cross
14 pts.
Savage on the Downhill
Independent
 
 
Chris Blevins
14 pts.
Better than Alone
Horton Records
 
 
David Rawlings
14 pts.
Poor David's Almanack
Acony Records
 
 
Grainne Duffy
14 pts.
Where I Belong
Independent
GC,RW
 
Jeff Crosby
14 pts.
Postcards From Magdalena
At The Helm Records

© 2017   Created by The Medicine Show.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

Site Meter