Having discovered this band’s music through their live show, I was eager to listen to the album. Some bands sound great live, but are just awful on disc, and vice versa. But this album really captures the live experience of the band.
This is what you get when ex members of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, Duran Duran, Jethro Tull, and too many others to mention, get together and decide to have fun.
Music is an art Bjørn Lynne and Mike Oldfield, two names that belong in the same sentence. Not that Lynne sounds like Oldfield. It’s just that he has the same talent for taking you on a long voyage. Based on the novel by the same name of author Allan Cole, Lynne chose for this album […]
This album has been in the works for years, originating as the ultimate artistic dream of Magna Carta label head Peter Morticelli.
When one refers to a time of legends, one usually refers to the Middle Ages or the Greek Antiquity. It takes audacity to refer to our own time as a time of legends. Yet this is what Cairo accomplish. And they accomplish it beautifully! The music is beautiful and takes us on a journey. Right […]
“Baby’s so serene, like a goddamn beauty queen” How someone could not fall in love with this album is beyond me. It’s been a long time since I’ve been this excited about an album. Starfooted is one of the best albums I’ve ever heard. It rates up there with King Crimson’s In the Court of […]
At the age of 19, after hearing Jimi Hendrix for the very first time, Scott Hold started playing guitar, and soon found the blues. A year later, after seeing legendary bluesman Buddy Guy, his life was forever changed. A friendship developed between Guy and Holt. At 23, Scott joined the Buddy Guy Band. He also […]
Nope, that’s not a typo. For the older readers, I’m sure I don’t need to explain who Spooky Tooth are. I’ll just have to explain what they’re doing here… For the younger readers, Spooky Tooth were a sixties band, with strong Blues influences. They featured Gary Wright (later to rise to fame with Dream Weaver) […]