Molland, Joey - Return To Memphis
Author: Arthur Chachlowski
Today, the disc artist unusual. 65-year-old today, Joey Molland is the co-creator of the popular success in the early 70s group Badfinger, who was associated with the legendary record company Apple is probably why, and through the characteristic vocal mannerisms, her successors were perceived in the Liverpool's famous Four.Who does not remember so well known hits, Badfinger, such as "No Matter What", "Day After Day", "Baby Blue" and "Come And Get It" (composed by Paul McCartney)?If someone still not enough, remember that Badfinger participated in a charity concert for Bangladesh (1971r.) organized by George Harrison, and the musicians forming the band took part in the recording sessions so memorable albums, like "All Things Must Pass" Harrison, "Imagine" by John Lennon and "All Come Easy" Ringo Starr. And although during the past 30 years, the team has repeatedly falling apart and reformed, it is usually in all its incarnations, Joey Molland took part, which is like a new, fourth achievements in his solo album entitled "Return To Memphis".
"This album is for me to return to the roots" - says Molland - "The sound is different than most of record production of Carl" Blue "Wise is different, the same songs are different, and of course the impact of Memphis, studying the Royal make this music as simple and accessible as possible. This album has a lot to me, all the songs are very personal, yet different from what I created in Badfinger. "
And indeed, not uświadczymy on the album "Return To Memphis" mighty harmonies known of the early longplays home team Molland. There is no jammujących guitars, there is no typical Badfinger madness. It's simple, melodic, very piosenkowo, and at the same time quite ascetic. Molland singing voice firmly engulfed the passage of time, accompanied by four women's choir (probably Negro) and simple instrumentation supported by Lester Snell (synthesizers), Steve Potts (drums) and Dave Smith (bass). 10 simple melodic songs, choruses nice, simple words, ... ot, a bit nostalgic music provider that Joey Molland feel comfortable and exceptionally well on the music deserved retirement.
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