If you’re a fan of smooth, cool, blues-infused rock, then you’re going to want to know about this from Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters! Their latest album, ‘Swashbucklin’’, is an insanely good, well put together release that gives us only the best version of blues-rock. Released on November 5th, ‘Swashbucklin’’ is ready for you to enjoy!
The titular track, ‘Swashbucklin’’, kicks the album off in impressive style. A remarkable vocal and musical performance right off the bat, it’s a song of such quality that instantly elevates our expectations for the album. Serving as the perfect start, ‘Swashbucklin’’ starts slowly, where the vocals stand out alongside masterfully played guitar and drums, it sets the tone perfectly for the style of the album, leaving you excited to hear more. As the second song, ‘It Won’t Be Long’ plays, Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters show that the quality of the first song was no accident – a similar performance and sound, it follows up ‘Swashbucklin’’ well, while also injecting its own energy into the album with a faster pace. Two great songs to open an album with, made even better with the introduction of the change in tempo.
Moving through other songs on the album, tracks that really caught our attention in ‘To the Mountains’, ‘How’mi’mentuh’ and ‘Won’t Be No Use’ showcase the best bits of Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters – quality songwriting that tell a story, and quality music to accompany it. By the end, it’s clear to see that the band didn’t drop standards once, putting out consistently good music that even some of the biggest artists would be proud of.
Overall, ‘Swashbucklin’’ is a great album with so much to like about it. The vocals work so well with the instruments, and alone they sound superb – they come together to create music that is fantastic, filled with stories and emotion that are easy to feel from the vocal performances. Without a doubt, an album worth listening to and having on your playlist – if you love blues-infused rock, this is the one for you. With a release date of November 5th, the release of ‘Swashbucklin’’ has been and gone, making it easy for you to get to know just who these guys are! You will not regret it.