WOODBURY, BRIAN, and HIS POPULAR MUSIC GROUP: Pay Attention
A new collection of finely crafted songs that are sharp, political, satirical, perceptive, inventive, highly literate and beautifully arranged, that manage to be both solid and airy. It’s a strange but engaging collision of content and form that’s (mostly) perfectly judged. These are old-fashioned skills seldom encountered these days in which easy-listening pleasures and subversive contexts conspire to refresh tired synapses and rally a bludgeoned intellect. One of the last representatives of a vanishing species.
Code: Some Phil 9