In other hands the sound could well have been monotonous but Breit and band along with producer Thomas Dooley III, get every little bit of variation in sound out of the instruments without having to process anything, such is the expertise on display on these eleven diverse Breit penned songs that contain varied tempos and themes.
America Roots UK
The vocal performance and progression in each song gives the songs a complete twist to what you might be expecting on a mandolin Orchestra album. Kevin surely makes this album stand out in comparison to what you might listen in your everyday life.
Kingston Music Review
Breit manages the seemingly incongruous, material that sounds familiar yet utterly unlike anything else, and the results are endlessly fascinating. It's brainy and challenging but packs a powerful emotional punch.
Not for everyday listening, perhaps, but there's a glimpse of genius at work here, and it's well worth checking out. Recommended!
John Taylor Blinded By Sound
released January 20, 2013
Vocals: Kevin Breit
background vocals: Mark Lalama, Sue Patrick Breit, Garth Breit, Gwen Swick, Trudy Artman
Produced and Arranged: Thomas Dooley III
Mandolins: Sarah Corteur, Bradley Chaput, Mel Johnson, Candice Sandino, Keith Dooley, Vincent Tallon
Mandolas: Peter Galkin, Mario Sandino, Susan Hartwick, Ron Litton
Mandocellos: Robert Noonan, Cory Delisle, Ron Litton
Double Bass; Russell Boswell
Songs: Kevin Breit
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