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Jason McIver - Look To The Stars Single Review

21 Aug 2014 // A review by Andrew Smit

Opening with a pleasant strumming of guitar and percussion we are introduced to Jason McIver’s new single Look To The Stars, a sincere track with a great folk rhythm.

Jason has created a tuneful track with an elegant vocal performance that sounds so right. There is lovely electric guitar licks between the acoustic strums conjuring the spatial sensation of looking to the stars! The song progresses nicely with a cool distorted electric guitar solo, likewise the vocal intensity rises but keeps its clarity and the addition of some quality backing vocal harmonies set it off perfectly.

A well-crafted and executed song from a wonderfully gifted singer, composer, guitarist! Look To The Stars shows the possibilities of a superb forthcoming EP from Jason which should be completed by the end of the year.

 

About Jason McIver

Jason is a singer song writer from Nelson but based in Auckland city, was also the frontman for the band Heathen Eyes and acoustic duo Mojo.

Jason has been performing and recording for the past 15 years in various bands and outfits all over NZ and has even popped over to Australia for a few gigs as well.

Jason studied Contemporary Music at Mainz for 2 years (2010/2011) winning Vocalist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year both years running and he is also a regular on the Auckland covers circuit.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Jason McIver

Releases

I May No Perf
Year: 2016
Type: Album
The Big Blue
Year: 2014
Type: EP

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