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Saturday, 11 August 2012

MICHAEL DES BARRES: Media response to Carnaby Street

Media response to Carnaby Street

“Glorious, pedal-to-the-metal riff-rocking, played with swagger and panache”
- Nick Cristiano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Very cool guy, very cool record (…) Better than ever, in a lot of ways”
- Steven Van Zandt, Little Steven’s Underground Garage

“An incredible musical journey back to the swinging rock ‘n’ roll days of London”
- Ray Shasho, The Examiner

“Fresh and strong. The production is as clear as water and full of energy”
- grande-rock.com

“Carnaby Street is no exercise in nostalgia.
Des Barres and his band sing and play like they mean it.”

- Bill Kopp, Musoscribe

“Still the coolest guy on any street he walks down,
even with a blazing band chasing him every step of the way”

- Tony Conley, Rock Guitar Daily

“A solid album of rocking songs”
- Jeb Wright, classicrockrevisited.com

“Bursting with natural flavors only vintage 70s rock chromosomes can muster”
- Daniel Pavlica, The Rocktologist

“The sound of a band having an absolute blast”
- uberrock.co.uk

“A masterclass in Classic Rock, the way it used to be!”
- James Gaden, Fireworks Magazine

“He’s returned fit, forceful and full of piss and vinegar
amid bright blasts of gruff, old-school white blues”

- Nick DeRiso, somethingelsereviews.com

“It’s really amazing to see just how much swagger Des Barres still has,
and he really brings it throughout this red hot album”

- Pete Pardo, seaoftranquility.org

“Class oozing out of every sonic pore, it’s a high-spirited record.”
- Dmitry M. Epstein, dmme.net

“A fantastic album, full of rhythm, groove and sensuality”
- Pedro Carvalho, Via Nocturna

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