REVIEW: Luke Williams – Borders

lukewilliamsThe EP, “Borders” is a self-reflective, soulful offering by Luke Willams. This interior dialogue beings with the track SolaceFalling Away is the break up song which segues nicely into Darling Please, a lovely post-break up lament with guitar picking falling like thick wet tears.

Seekers ushers in hopeful lyric and tempo; whereas Premonitions is raw, stripped down and somber. Letters to Friends and Mountains feature a more commercial potential with its neo-folk sounds in similar fashion to Passenger, or Tired Pony.

Vocally fragile if not at times gravelly, yet always sincere; a cross between Foy Vance and Colin Hay. There are as well some fetching guest female vocalists that make for some charming harmonies in choruses of Mountains and Seekers. Noelle Ellis, GiggingNI.com