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Reviewed by Sammy Jay Dawson

Tony Lee: Road Less Travelled

Reviewed by Sammy Jay Dawson

Tony Lee: Road Less Travelled

Bitter-sweet, uplifting, yet clearly from a place of pain, ‘Road Less Travelled’ is hook laden with strong memorable melodies. Album opener Attitude harks back to the sounds of acoustic Brit-pop, “What’s wrong with the world, what’s happening here,” Tony Lee despairs. Lead single All That A Man Can Do waves the flag strongly for a future generation of singer/songwriters, combining acoustic Celtic roots and strong singalong choruses it’s a clear indication of Lee’s art and a gateway for further listens. Recorded mixed and mastered by Cartel Media, Lee thanks Odhran (bass) and Jacek Maryniak for lead guitar in the sleeve notes. Back On Your Feet shows off virtuosic chops, whilst A Soul Like That provides one of the album’s more pivotal moments. The Last Goodbye provides the perfect closing statement; “Well there’s nothing left to try, so I’m telling you the last goodbye,” summing up the array of moods and styles on show here. With its all-ages pass marked clearly on its hand, this should appeal to a wide array of music listeners, mostly those looking for a chilled out listen or something for that introspective Sunday afternoon drive.