Eystone - Up For Air

Year of Release: 2004
Label: Layzeyemusic
Catalog Number: n/a
Format: CD
Total Time: 45:00:00

Eystone is an interesting name for a band; it kind of plays with your eyes and makes you think it should be something else. Their music is certainly clear enough though, of that I am certain. They never come Up For Air on eleven tracks during their new CD.

The focal point of their sound is lead singer Karen Rush, who most of the time sounds like a young pumped up Stevie Nicks. Not a bad comparison If I do say so myself.

This album is about, what else, love and relationships; after all, what are we without that? We would all be hollow shells with no emotion if we could not relate to another human being. There is a different side to every story and that is never more evident on the across the board feelings portrayed on tracks such as "Never Enough" and "Out Of My System." Then there is always the "Other Side" of life to evaluate. Whatever it is Rush is singing about, it can come across as a pensive snarl or a tender touch all at the same time, if that makes any sense. Of course, it would be unfair to put all the focus on the singer, what would she have to do without great music to back her? She has a wealth of talent behind her voice provided by Pete Rizzo (percussion), John Messenger (bass/vocals) and Victor Munoz (guitar/vocals).

This is music with an edge and the vocals of Karen Rush are what make it so emotional and intimate. Whatever mood you happen to be in now, this music will find a way to fit into your head and make sense. The one thing that does make perfect sense about all of this is that this music is very good and something you should pay attention to. It is top shelf rock-pop.

Never Enough (3:36) / Maybe? (3:42) / The One (Angels) (4:50) / Out Of My System (5:26) / Strangest Of Changes (3:50) / Versus (4:03) / Seamus (4:59) / On The Inside (3:26) / Unusual (3:39) / Up For Air (6:32) / Other Side (3:37)

Karen Rush ? vocals
Pete Rizzo - percussion
John Messenger ? bass, vocals
Victor Munoz - guitar, vocals

Up For Air (2004)

Genre: Rock

Origin US

Added: February 9th 2004
Reviewer: Keith "Muzikman" Hannaleck
Artist website: www.eystone.net
Hits: 1126
Language: english


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