Artist: Ghost of the Robot
Title: Mad Brilliant/ David Letterman cd single
Producted by: Ghost of the Robot
Label/ Date: Self release / 2002
There's no "new" ground covered within the Mad Brilliant CD, but with the combination of memorable hooks and lyrics as well as some well played alternative rock is sure to please most of today's audiences. And it's not that bad of a CD too, at just under 40 minutes.
I like the fact that it's a group effort, with the refreshing inclusion of keyboards that is virtually unheard of in a rock band in today's market. The guitar playing is raw in your face while also subtle melodic playing throughout the disc.
The David Letterman cd single contains an edited version of "David Letterman" along with two unreleased tracks. Personally, I think that they should have released "Liar" instead, mainly because it's more of a rocking tune that will get the mtv and vh1 generation audience to listen.
The track that caught my ear was a song called "Mefiant". This is an atmospheric sounding song that is way different than the other songs. So different that it may be appealing to more adventurous music fans such as myself.
Reviewed by Ron Fuchs on March 14th, 2003
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