Where Serious Musicians Surf since 1996. Serving music creators and the industry that supports them.

Main Menu
Home
Newsletter
Directory
Magazine Archive
Advertising
Follow Us On Twitter Like Us On Facebook

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsored Links

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

  
Home > Magazine > Article Archive > News

Reviews: Stephen Hedley ~ Scenes
Posted on Sunday, May 03, 2009 @ 12:31:06 UTC
Topic: Reviews

Artist: Stephen Hedley

CD: Scenes

Home: Vancouver, British Columbia

Style: Pop

Quote: "I can sum up Scenes by Stephen Hedley in two words: perfect pop."

By Kate Goldsmith

I can sum up Scenes by Stephen Hedley in two words: perfect pop.

First and foremost, thereís Hedley, a Canadian singer-songwriter gifted with a fluid, sonorous tenor and savvy composing skills. He and co-producer/engineer Aaron MacDonald make all the right moves on Scenes, creating dynamic soundscapes and paying homage to diverse musical influences while sounding fresh.

Thereís a lot going on here without becoming congested. Sophisticated instrumental and vocal layers ebb and flow organically. Although there isnít a weak track on the disc, my top pick is "Yellow Dog," with its powerful, ascending chorus. Other favorites include the mesmerizing "Downtown" and the plaintive "Lisa."

Pop is sometimes equated with fluff, but thatís definitely not the case here. Scenes presents talented, sensitive musicians performing well-crafted songs that are given the polish to make them shine by producers Hedley and MacDonald. A winner in every way.

Indie-Music ProfileIndie-Music Profile

Artist Website: http://www.wundertone.com










 
Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

Options

 Printer Friendly Page Printer Friendly Page

 Send this Story to a Friend Send this Story to a Friend


Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor

Sponsor









Home

Magazine Archive

Directory


Copyright Indie-Music.com

 

About Indie-Music.com: Where Serious Musicians Surf since 1996. Serving music creators and the industry that supports them.

Notice: This is a mandatory FTC full disclosure notice. This website reviews music from artists who may have paid for the service. We may also receive commission from sales of products advertised, featured, linked, or written about on this site. Although not typical of Indie-Music.com, this site may include paid editorials or endorsements.