[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Drivin' n' Cryin'[/lastfm] front man [mp3com-artist]Kevn Kinney[/mp3com-artist]'s new album a good country mile is a collaboration between longtime friends and musical cohorts he and Anton Fier (formerly of famed New York post punk band The Feelies). Made out of a mutual appreciation for good old fashioned rock n' roll, the album - and tracks like "In the Land of Things (That Used to Be)" - are textbook examples the genre done right. Big riffs, upbeat rhythms and sing-along lyrics are the name of the game here. [mp3com-download url="kevinkinney-land.mp3" artist="Kevn Kinney" song="In the Land (Of Things That Used to Be" email="none" label="Almost Loaded"/] Says Anton Fielder about the album, “Kevn and I wanted to make a record that had the feel -- the looseness, the innocence and the spontaneity -- of some of the late 60's/early 70s records that we were both fascinated by: The James Gang Rides Again [mp3com-artist]Terry Reid[/mp3com-artist]'s River,[mp3com-artist] The Faces[/mp3com-artist]’ The First Step, [mp3com-artist]Marc Benno[/mp3com-artist]'s Minnows,” explains Fier, “records made before the corporate rock rules had been established.” The two truly succeed in capturing the free-wheeling fun of that era. Fans of any of the bands referenced above should find a lot to like here.
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By Will Durkin | 07.20.2012