2009-10-22vancouver i passed by hmv on tuesday. i saw the new matthew good album "vancouver". i hadn't known about any new material until rox told me about it about a month ago. i had been underwhelmed with his previous release "hospital music", so even though i knew the new songs were streaming for free from his website, i hadn't checked them out.
at the store, i sampled a few songs at the listening booth. i was immediately hooked with the opening track:
i love when he uses the piano in his songs. i skipped to the next track, and i love it just as much:
the boy who could explode
from those two tracks alone, i got the cd.
overall, i really like this album. a lot of piano and strings, which is what i liked so much from his debut solo "avalanche".
another highlight for me is a "rock" track with some punch:
fought to fight it