Bob Pearce - Making My Way Back Home

Published Thursday 15th October 2009
Bob Pearce - Making My Way Back Home
Bob Pearce - Making My Way Back Home

STYLE: Blues
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 82507-12678
LABEL: Independent
RRP: £8.33

Reviewed by Anthony Longville

British bluesman Bob Pearce has been recording music now for 35 years, but it quickly becomes obvious that he's travelled a million miles from his 1974 debut 'Let's Get Drunk Again'! Seven of the 11 songs on offer here are penned by the man himself, who accompanies his vocals on guitar and harmonica, backed by a tight, rootsy band. It's gentle lazy blues with an occasional foray into the boogie sound of "Too Long Could Be Too Late". The songs are full of references to a life 'turned upside down" changed through faith and a call to his listeners to do the same as in "Standing at the door of your heart". Vocally there are hints of Dylan and Morrison in Bob's gruff delivery while both his evangelistic songs and his worship reworking of Lenny LeBlanc's "None Like You" work well. An artist well worth a listen.

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