â€śWhatâ€™s in a name? That which we call a rose
Â By any other name would smell as sweetâ€ť
Kevin Myles Wilson, by any other name would make sweet music. Now I donâ€™t want to get hung up on his name, but for some reason, I couldnâ€™t remember it. I even told my editor that I was going to have the music review for the Canadian indie artist with â€śthe three namesâ€ť completed soon. This is too bad because every time I tried to tell someone about his new EP Businessman, I got stuck on the name. I donâ€™t advocate Mr. Wilson changing his name and calling himself â€śCatâ€ť Wilson or something; maybe he should just go by the name all of his friends call himÂ â€“ Kevin? Yeah, thatâ€™s good.
OK then: thereâ€™s this really good EP by new artist Kevin Wilson. Itâ€™s called Businessman and it has five great songs:
2. The Wasted Years
3. Meet Me Halfway
4. More Than Love
5. Ode to a Businessman
â€śSonâ€ť is a very personal song, one written for Kevinâ€™s father. Soulfully sung with simple, beautiful lyrics, it sets the tone for the rest of the EP. You canâ€™t help but feel the pain, joy, hope and ambivalence felt by this artist as he questions his path in life. The songs on this EP reflect a maturity beyond his years. He reminds me of Alexi Murdoch or Richard Buckner with a similar story telling style and impressive emotion-inducing voice.
I look forward to the day that Kevin Myles Wilson – the singer with three names – releases a full length album and changes his name to EP length. Hmmm, I kinda dig â€śCatâ€ť Wilson…
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Kevin Myles Wilson
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