Brilliant shafts of sunlight penetrate the canopy of ancient trees, and dance across the leaves of fern and flannel flower. The warm still air is silent but for the sounds of a cool stream tripping and running across its smooth pebbled bed A dragonfly hovers and skims restlessly above the water's rippling surface on gossamer [...]
Just got hold of Bill Hunt’s new CD "Upwey", and so, with the jacks all in their boxes, time for a late-night immersive listen.
It's great! In fact I’m inspired and replenished to find music like this being made in Australia of the here and now.
The video for his single Sea of Love came out last week, and it’s a cruisy, bluesy, folk affair.
There’s brushed drums, rhythmic strummed guitars, and smatterings of violin and keys in there.
But really, this music is all about his voice.
The bossa-swung ‘Sea of Love’ flows with ripples of lust and desire.
The lyrics here trip over themselves, tumble more like spoken words, which brings to mind (not for the last time on Upwey) the unique phrasing of Paul Simon.