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Film, Album, Single and Event Reviews

Album Review: Album Review of Animal Man by David Migden The Twisted Roots

  • By SupaGEM
  • 4 Apr 2014
  • Release Date 3 Apr 2014
Stirring vocals on a vintage sound, David migden & The Twisted Roots pulled it out the bag
David Migden & The Twisted Roots
 
Animal Man

 
The opening track 'Wamp' has the vintage sound of jazz, rock and blues 
all in an exciting explosion, the vocals are seamless and stirring. 
You're instantly prepared for business when David Migden brings the 
guff.
The guitar solo is the fundamental glue to this song which adds the 
perfect opportunity for everybody to freely air guitar and reach that 
note anticipation roller coaster.
 
The rest of the album takes a more conventional free flowing jazz 
structure with added reach in Migden's vocals where he proves his vocal 
range, hitting peaking notes in 'Top of the mountain'.
 
The vintage snare drums acoustic piano throughout the album provide the 
authentic jazz sound with tinkering piano that provides an uplift from 
the smooth trance.
'We know what you have done' includes backing vocals from Goldie Reed, 
and opens with haunting ghoulish harmonies. This track is where I feel 
David migden & The Twisted roots come into their stride as the song is
dynamic whilst keeping a mysterious and eerie undertone.
 
'Wild world' gives the album lift, this exciting track immediately 
makes you feel uplifted by a chorus of scatting (the jazz kind) and the 
funked up beat. This is a track to get your dancing shoes on for as I 
think you'd be hard pushed not to bust a number to this swinging track.
 
Key tracks to look out for, 'We know what you have done' , 'Wild 
world', 'Wamp'.
 

7/10


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