- Torrez Music Group (label)
- 22 October 2021 (released)
- 02 November 2021
Rock and down home music are not actually so far separated. Throughout the long term, we’ve factioned ourselves off into groups with one the nemesis of the other. But their starting points we’re overflowing with cross-fertilization. At the point when you go far enough back a blues track and a nation tune ain’t excessively unique. The Beatles, Stones, and Dylan all had an adoration for country. Then, at that point, an age of nation stars respected the Brits and the society rock singer directly back. Huge stone harmonies have their underlying foundations in twang and the Western artists continued getting greater amps and requesting heavier drums.
By all aims and purposes, vocalist lyricist Seneko falls under the nation umbrella yet his stone sensibilities are sound and they are on full showcase on his most recent record, ’69 Camero. From his alt-country base, Seneko adds weight, power, and surprisingly some psychedelia to his sound until the melodies come out with a clear non mainstream rock pizazz. He steps the very domain that Wilco, The Wallflowers, and The Jayhawks have observed a home with snapshots of ethereal Americana mixed in. Recorded at County Q in Nashville, the Connecticut artist enrolled a pro band to unite his wild propelled vision.
Opening with the title track, an accommodating option warble establishes the vibe for the record. The clatter pop melody is upheld by an immovable chorale of ooh la backing vocals that summon The Beatles’ ‘No place Man’ and have been reverberated during that time by The Byrds, The Traveling Wilburys, and a large group of 90s elective groups taking a page from the legends. Seneko discusses the expectation behind a relationship with that exemplary thought: do you like me or my stuff?
‘No Goin’ Back’ is an escape consume. Drummer Paul Scholten drives a jogging parkway mix while Jon Conley’s woozy slide guitar scores the chaotic, dispersed departure from an awful circumstance. The band keeps an ecstatic skip on this brave of town, toward the distant horizon. ‘For Her Love’ inclines toward basic harmonies and an obvious truth Neil Young style conveyance. ‘Insane As She’s Cute’ closely resembles present day country on occasion yet Seneko’s voice doesn’t contain that troublesome blare that would wind down the stone group. ‘Setting up On the Wall’ completes the account large. Huge guitars ringing out to the rafters, large straight forward drums, with a swing that feels like school rock symbols The Gin Blossoms. The record says one final time, we came to shake.
’69 Camero is a collection loaded with tracks that should be played at a major gig. Room loaded with fans, brews close by, getting down to some old fashioned tunes. Ideally, with limitations lifting, it gets that presentation it merits.