This is quite intriguing. I have not heard a Tom Jones record before, and to be quite honest the big singles I have heard from him are quite great and I love his singing quite a bit. I was expecting a "standard" sort of sound with this album.
This was oddly gruff, experimental, and honestly fun and engaging. The instrumentation varies, with some noisy, distorted guitar driven tracks, moments of serene minimalist synths, raw acoustic guitars, sweeping background violins, and more. The ... read more