STYLE: Rock RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 14692-12690 LABEL: Intense 9464 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1 RRP: £4.99
Reviewed by Tony Cummings
Here's a name from CCM history, now almost forgotten, it's good to be acquainted with again. (Mr Zaffiro was once a member of the fondly remembered Bloodgood.) Despite Mr Zaffiro's pedigree and record label, this, his fourth solo effort, is laid back 'adult rock' from a man no longer young and finding time for thought and reflection. The gentle ballads, with haunting harmonies, are very nice, as is his clean-toned guitar work. Rock buffs still longing for the harder edge may want to try "Winds Of September" written and sung by Steven Patrick (ex-Holy Soldier) while other cuts have a laid back arena sound and "Bottle Top" is an intriguing foray into Texas blues. A fan wrote to me suggesting that "Nobody Knows" was the best song Zaffiro ever produced with words that are "deep, profound and very convicting" and "one of the sweetest little guitar riffs any musician has ever played." I wouldn't argue.
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