In at least one way, the United States is finally catching up with Europe. Singer-songwriter released the brilliant Lower Reaches in Europe last year. Now music fans in the US are getting their chance.
Currie has long excelled at writing alluring pop songs. His sense of melody will suck you in while the intelligence and wit in his writing will keep you enthralled. Lower Reaches finds him in fine form. Make that exceptional form.
Here are two favorites from the release, the exquisite “Every Song’s the Same” and the irresistible “Bend to my Will.”
About the author: Mild-mannered corporate executive by day, excitable Twangville denizen by night.