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Clayton Blizzard

September 30th, 2009 · posted by various · marked as: CD reviews · Reviews

“Sad Music is Uplifting”, I must’ve heard Clayton Blizzard play this song more than a dozen times over the past year or so, walking through the audience with just his voice and ukulele, whispering disturbing things in various audience members ears. So it came with a bit of a surprise to hear this album opener complete with beats, pianos and strings. These changes are a theme that continues throughout the album, it’s also a change that works. “Winning a Raffle, Losing the War” in particular benefits from a beautiful set of strings (before cheekily sneaking into a play on “Love Will Tear Us Apart”!)

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