You might say he is a bit Jack Johnson. A light melody on the beach with a surf board not far away. Others will find his style oscillates between James Taylor and Paul Simon. His choruses have a humour and a tenderness of a gentle story teller, often acoustic, relaxed, accompanied by a simple guitar and double bass. All of this should give you a small idea of David Myles. But this slender singer who comes to us directly from Fredericton,
Month: May 2013
For all of the success that’s deservedly come David Myles’ way over the last few years, there’s something incredibly grounded about his songwriting style. Myles has a way with words and music. His charm and optimism flow freely from In the Nighttime, continuing with his tradition of seamlessly melding folk, jazz and more. The second disc in this collection (The After Party), produced by Myles’ pal Classified, capably showcases a more pop-oriented side to his persona with equally celebratory results.
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