Lins Honeyman with Gary Robertson - Ready For The Summer

Published Saturday 2nd September 2017
Lins Honeyman with Gary Robertson - Ready For The Summer
Lins Honeyman with Gary Robertson - Ready For The Summer

STYLE: Dance/Electronic
RATING 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 166357-25752
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: Digital Only Single

Reviewed by Tony Cummings

It took Cross Rhythms years before we stopped referring to Lins as a "Scottish blues singer." Scottish this Perth-based singer/songwriter undoubtedly is, it was his early recordings when Lins showed himself convincing over a Hooker or Reed riff which led to CR inadvertently limiting such a free-wheeling creative spirit. It was his 'The Secret Diary Of A Tunesmith' albums which showed Lins was comfortable and capable in a dazzling variety of styles. Now he has linked up with dance music man Gary Robertson, showing that his husky voice sounds pretty good over an EDM groove. I'm not sure about the acoustic reggae version of "Ready For The Summer", the reverb/effects on Lins' voice ruined it for me although the spoken poem version was fun. All in all, I'm looking forward to hearing the album of the Honeyman/Robertson partnership with considerable interest.

The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those held by Cross Rhythms. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.

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