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CD REVIEW: The Guy - "Only Human"
By Gian F - 11/13/2009 - 12:34 PM EST

Artist: The Guy
Album: Only Human
Label: N/A
Website: http://www.whostheguy.com
Genre: Solo guitar instrumental
Sounds Like: ?
Technical Grade: 10/10
Production/Musicianship Grade: 10/10
Commercial Value: 7/10
Overall Talent Level: 9/10
Songwriting Skills: 9/10
Performance Skill: 10/10
Best Songs: Interlude In Bleu
Weakness: ?
CD Review:

How do I know when a CD is good? When I put it on just to “sample” it, and I end up listening to whole thing. Even though I’m a music reviewer, it should be no different for music lovers. That's the case with Only Human.

 

The guitarist known simply as “The Guy” is a Berklee College of Music graduate who has taken his education and career very seriously. His new project reflects a well-contrived, but highly organic body of work which is truly meant to be consumed (and best appreciated) in its entirety.

 

Because my reviews highlight the best commercial singles on projects, I have to choose a single here, and it’s “Interlude In Bleu.” It’s a sexy, feel-good demonstration of The Guy’s sublime composition skills which he uses at will in weaving an intricate, emotional tapestry through his songs that make them engaging, compelling, and complete.

 

With a project that is fueled by this type of talent and passion, you may wonder if “The Guy” is only human.

 

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