The Blue Poets - The Blue Poets

.
The Blue Poets is the group that gives guitar virtuoso Marcus Deml a forum to express his extensive musical talents. They've opened for the likes of Foreigner in the past, but the act's cover of Cream's "Sunshine of Your Love" on this self-titled effort underscores where his/their heart is at. However, it's "The Truth," which is a rolling, rollicking blues rocker that stands out most on this 11-song collection. With it, Deml, gets to resurrect a powerful Stevie Ray Vaughan-like vibe. With its soaring ascending and descending electric guitar licks, it's the kind of track that makes Deml sound closer to a 'blues poet' than merely a blue one.

While much of this music is loud and rocking (think 70s hard rock). Deml closes the album with "With Your Eyes," which is a quieter blues song. It's built upon gentle electric strums and runs. And one of the more intriguing songs on the project is called "For a God." It speaks to a religious extremist who goes to the ultimate extreme of killing for his/her god.

The best part about this album is that it spotlights a talented guitarist within the context of memorable songs. It's harder to appreciate a musician that's just showing off. Instead, this album reveals the significant difference a master player can make with a song.


advertisement

The Blue Poets - The Blue Poets
Rating:

Share this article
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pin it Share on Reddit email this article


advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
Tool's Maynard James Keenan Updates Fans On New Album- Marilyn Manson Has Bizarre Onstage Meltdown- Metallica Release Birthday Tribute To Cliff Burton- Muse- more

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Reunion Tour- Corey Taylor Reveals Timeline For New Slipknot Album- Metallica To Receive Polar Music Prize- Muse Release 'Thought Contagion'- more

Led Zeppelin To Release 'Different' Archival Recordings- Photo Of Metallica's James Hetfield As Cop In Ted Bundy Movie- Iron Maiden Take Action Against Counterfeiters- more

Judas Priest Legend Battling Parkinson's Disease- Metallica's James Hetfield Lands Key Role In Ted Bundy Movie- Ozzy Osbourne Wants To Make New Album After Final Tour- more

Page Too:
Drake's Generous Money Giveaway All Part Of 'God's Plan'- Troy Gentry's Widow Sues Over Husband's Death- The Chainsmokers Release 'You Owe Me' Video- Demi Lovato Unplugs- more

Meek Mill Files Appeal Alleging Unreliable Police Testimony- Kendrick Lamar, The Killers Lead NBA All-Star Weekend- Frank Ocean- more

Ed Sheeran and Eminem Release 'River' Video- Kanye West Returns To Instagram With Special Message- Kodak Black Releases R&B Album 'Heartbreak Kodak'- Remy Ma- more

Elton John Making New 'Lion King' Music With Beyonce- Willie Nelson Fighting Back After Battling Flu- Victoria Beckham Addresses Spice Girls Reunion Speculation- more

advertisement


Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2018 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.