5. Steve Gunn- Way Our Weather



Steve Gunn- Way Out Weather

I did not have any idea I would have this album on my list let alone in the top five, but Steve Gunn released a true masterpiece with Way Out Weather and finding the right words to describe the true beauty of what he created are becoming harder and harder for me the more I listen to it. It is peaceful, gentle, melodic and above all intricate guitar work that just ebbs and flows in a way that is, in a word, hypnotic. I can listen to this album over and over again and never tire of the soft chords that echo effortlessly from the speakers. The improvisation is genius and quiet all at the same time and just takes control of my mind. I would use this album in times of great need when it came to studying and it was crazy to me how easy I could focus with the melodious notes inundating my ears. I never have really heard an album like this, so guitar driven yet nothing like the normal rock or jazz guitar that I have heard before. To top it off, Gunn has a voice that is just as drifting and tender as the music he creates and the addition of more vocals on this album as opposed to his last adds another layer of depth to everything he is doing. This is the most relaxed yet sophisticated album of the year and it will always be able to enthrall me.


About J.STOR

Music= Lyf
This entry was posted in AOTY 2014 and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s