Henry Jamison – Real Peach
Louder than War’s Ioan Humphreys has a listen to a track off Henry Jamison’s The Rain’s EP.
Starting off with gentle acoustic guitars, ‘Real Peach’ starts with a pretty non-descript guitar line just waiting for some heartfelt vocals. But then a really big voice comes in and you are immediately enthralled with this guy’s voice.
What really stands out on this track and what makes the vocals so intense is the great production evident on this track.
As the track progresses there are hints of a female voice creeping through? Or is this some overdubbing? Either way, the harmonies have a real Deacon Blue feel to the track. Very beautiful vocals.
The singing just get bigger and bigger and the final chorus rises to quite a euphoric Elbow esque finish.
Apparently this guy has links to the 14th century poet John Gower (friend toChaucer and Richard II) and his great-great-great-great grandfather was George Frederick Root, the most popular songwriter of the Civil War era. The song writing is in his blood and it shows so beautifully with this one track
Henry Jamison can be found on his Facebook.
All words by Ioan Humphreys. More writing by Ioan can be found at his author’s archive.