Jon Wright, radioairplay.com
Danny McCoy artfully implements soulful Rock energies in a sonic exploration of new interactions with his original song, Introductions! Lyrically capturing the thrill of hopeful possibility that motivates so many of us to venture out into the weekend social scene, McCoy's Roots Rock sound brings the essence of the experience to full life, with passionate vocals and bright sax work making Introductions an engaging and surprisingly reflective track!
The totality of McCoy's sound hearkens back to other legends of the Roots Rock sound, masterfully blending the bold and bright energies of the style with a realistic tone of awareness. Lyrically, Introductions nails the ethos of the bar scene - from the narrator's perspective of seeking a connection to the reflection upon various categories and characteristics of the humans present. Well-mixed and written from a place of experience and enthusiasm and clever observation, Introductions is and instant classic!
Target Audience Appeal:
Any person with experience in the wilds of social scenes will resonate deeply with Danny McCoy's lyrical wit while the tone and style of Introductions stands to connect with fans of that fully classic, deeply engaging Roots Rock sound - making the track a great candidate for pre-game playlists and live dive venues alike! - Jon W.
Artist target suggestions:
Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Bob Seger, Tom Petty, Meat Loaf, Billy Joel, Van Morrison, Uncle Tupelo, Rod Stewart, Joe Walsh, Steve Earle, Drive-By Truckers, Blue Mountain, Patterson Hood, Counting Crows
About the Reviewer:
Jon Wright is a trained multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and music educator with nearly twenty years of experience in the field. Working with musicians and their individual sounds is his passion and profession, and he strives to interact with and understand every aspect of the production process - from theory and songwriting to recording and mastering. He continues to teach students of all ages and is currently collaborating with artists in a wide variety of genres.