Dead Man's Suit

Jon Allen - Dead Man's Suit
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May 31, 2009 / Release Date
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He has a natural way with a melody and an easy-going charm that it takes some other artists years to master. But the sad reality is that this album quickly turns into a game of spot the influence, so steeped is it in the dusty corners of Allen’s presumably immaculate collection of old ’60s and ’70s vinyl.

If Paul McCartney’s recommendation were not enough, to have one’s voice compared to Rod Stewart of the late sixties era, should entice listeners to give this folk and blues singer their immediate attention. In addition, one of the standout tracks on the album, the charming ‘Going Home’, received massive airplay as it was used in a Land Rover advertisement. This track and the equally sublime ‘Happy Now’ have drawn comparisons with Ray LaMontagne. His vocal ... read more
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