Album Review: Richard Craine "The Essence Of My Life"

Classifying the music contained in Richard Craine's "The Essence Of My Life" is no easy feat. The Bristol, England singer-songwriter would probably best be described as alt country in America. But that label is too simplistic, because it would seem that the essence of Richard Craine's life can be found in the nooks and crannies of the album's ten songs.
"Phoenix Eyes" has  a cool Americana and folk rock vibe that oozes with intensity. The next track, "The River Stroll," will catch listeners off guard, because Craine's intelligent lyrics satisfy the soul.

The most surprising track is the classic rock 'n' roll cut "Mistrust, Mistreatment And Misunderstanding," which has a cool retro vibe. The best chance for a radio chart hit is probably "Simple Things," which offers a memorable chorus and an engaging story. "I Love You" also has chart potential.

"The Essence Of My Life" is an eclectic album that will challenge listeners to think outside the box of ordinary alt country albums. However, the leap of faith pays off due to Richard Craine's determined style and sheer will to win over the listener. Indeed, the artist's unique perspective and passionate performance make this album a winner. CountryChart.com

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