Wednesday, October 19, 2016
MUSIC REVIEW OF THE DAY: TREVOR ALGUIRE - PERISH IN THE LIGHT
My Sweet Rosetta is a stand out, a haunted ballad with Mulholland's eerie ache and a guest-star duet vocal from MacLellan, in the Emmylou role. Wasted Ways has the boldness and strength of a fine outlaw country number, with that undercurrent of sadness: "When the wine tastes like water, then you'll know/and the whiskey's just not doing what it's been told." More carefree on the surface is Wasting My Time With You, a reminiscence of better times in a romance, a sneaky number where the upbeat tune covers up the hard truth in the lyric. I really like the mix of honest, classic music and thoughtful lyrics, and the strong ensemble at work on this set.