Canadian singer songwriter Howie Beck has recorded his first new material in five years to include in his latest album. The eponymous collection is a lavishly produced and melody fuelled affair. The intimacy of the lyrics and the ease with which they appear to be sung create an enveloping air of emotion.
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The heart string tugging strings on tracks like ‘How Do You Feel’ are almost too lavish and the general tone of the album is like David Poe and quite a few other male singer songwriters. It is a style that you either love or loathe. Howie Beck sometimes takes it a bit far and the songs can seem lost in an overproduced assault of elements. Despite that there interesting tracks that make up for it and are worth enjoying.
Label : Ever
Release Date : 13 February 2006
Website : www.howiebeck.com/
Video Stream : Sometimes