Frank Foster ‘Til I’m Gone Review
First of all, Country music has been embracing more influences from other genres, which is positive and moves the music forward in an accessible way. However, the best influences are when modern country borrows from southern rock, such is the case with Frank Foster. Also, His voice is certainly country, big sounding, warm with just a little rasp and a country drawl that lets you know he is a country boy. In contrast, The music surrounding him is firmly rooted in country/southern rock and that is a winning combination. His new album ‘Til I’m Gone offers ten tracks of mainstay country inspirations, alcohol, women and good times. What make Foster stand out is his songwriting, pulling in influences of southern rock, both melodically and with an engaging crunchy guitar sound.
‘Til I’m Gone has a variety of beats and feels, everything from hard driving to Buffett inspired tracks. Foster’s voice is consistent, he poses a nice range and his deliver is believable and easy to understand. The band is excellent, and the backing harmonies are tight. This is Country music for the people!
'Til I'm Gone
September 21, 2018