Brian Lambert, the Friendly Neighborhood Rock and Roller, has unleashed his latest musical masterpiece, ‘Wild,’ and it’s nothing short of a sonic adventure. This 9-song album kicks off with a hard-hitting title track that draws inspiration from grunge music while infusing it with an alt-rock twist. ‘Wild‘ takes listeners on a journey that often ventures into classic prog territory, clocking in at over 32 minutes of pure musical innovation. This album is a captivating addition to Lambert’s already impressive discography.
The title track, ‘Wild,’ sets the tone with its gritty and unapologetic sound. Lambert’s vocals, as always, are a force to be reckoned with, carrying the weight of the lyrics effortlessly. The fusion of grunge and alt-rock elements creates a unique sonic landscape that keeps you hooked from the first note to the last.
One of the standout tracks on the album is ‘Don’t Tease the Zombies,’ a groovy masterpiece that experiments with electronic soundscapes reminiscent of the works of new wave reggae artists like The Gorillaz. Lambert’s ability to seamlessly blend genres is on full display here, creating a track that’s both infectious and thought-provoking.
A Collection of Exceptional Tributes
The cover of ‘Clint Eastwood,’ originally by Murdock, Noodles, and co., is a delightful surprise on the album. Lambert and his band breathe new life into this iconic song, infusing it with their unique energy and style. It’s a testament to Lambert’s artistry that he can make a classic track feel fresh and exciting.
‘Breed,’ a Nirvana cover, receives a modern post-grunge twist on this album. What sets this rendition apart is the captivating harmonic bed that underpins the track. The mix of ‘Breed‘ is nothing short of exceptional, with a well-defined stereo field that immerses the listener in a three-dimensional sonic experience. The balanced frequency spectrum ensures that every instrument shines without overpowering the others, creating a perfect sonic harmony.
Album Review: Brian Lambert’s ‘Wild’ – A Sonic Adventure Through Time and Space
Listening to ‘Wild‘ feels like being transported to the soundtrack of two sci-fi comedies from the 80s – “Back to the Future” and “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.” The album’s ability to capture the spirit of these iconic films adds another layer of nostalgia and excitement to the listening experience.
In the realm of contemporary TV series of the mystery genre, the darker side of ‘Wild‘ would find a perfect fit in the likes of “The Sinner.” The album’s ability to evoke a sense of mystery and intrigue aligns seamlessly with the show’s narrative.
‘Wild‘ by Brian Lambert is not just an album; it’s a journey through time and space, a sonic exploration that bridges the past and the present. Lambert’s commitment to pushing musical boundaries and his unwavering dedication to his craft shine through in every note. In the ever-evolving indie music scene, Lambert remains a true rock and roll hero for the modern age. The latest release by the songwriter is a testament to his musical prowess. A reminder that he continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the music world. In conclusion, as we groove to the tunes of ‘Wild,‘ we can only anticipate the next chapter in Brian Lambert’s musical journey, eagerly awaiting the magic he’ll conjure next.