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Bright Lights EP 4 out of 5 stars - Toronto Music Examiner

  • Bright Lights EP 4 out of 5 stars - Toronto Music Examiner
    08.09.11

    David Voigt of the Toronto Music Examiner reviews Brights Lights EP.

    The opening cut “Bright Lights” tears into the track with a ferocity not heard since Jack White III picked up a guitar and starting playing with his ‘sister’ Meg. With a soulful howl not only from his guitar he announces to the world that “You gonna know my name by the end of the night”, make no mistake this is an anthem announcing himself to world and they better take notice. The next track “Don’t Owe You A Thing” rips into an intense blues boogie reminiscent of the fellas from Akron, Ohio; better known as The Black Keys. This is foot stomping music, where you just can’t help but to move. He ends the EP with two live solo tracks with just him on guitar further illustrating his powerful diversity inside the blues.

    Gary Clark Jr. will be coming to the Rivoli here in Toronto on Friday Aug. 19th at 9PM, and if his live show is anything like Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP, then the $25 cover at the door will be money well spent.

    Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP is available to download on ITunes and should be at record stores across Toronto on Tuesday. Click here for a list of some of the better stores in our fair city, or you can visit my personal favorite right Examiner.com Record Review: Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP - Toronto Music | Examiner.com

    Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP available now on iTunes

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on August 9, 2011 - 2:01pm

David Voigt of the Toronto Music Examiner reviews Brights Lights EP.

The opening cut “Bright Lights” tears into the track with a ferocity not heard since Jack White III picked up a guitar and starting playing with his ‘sister’ Meg. With a soulful howl not only from his guitar he announces to the world that “You gonna know my name by the end of the night”, make no mistake this is an anthem announcing himself to world and they better take notice. The next track “Don’t Owe You A Thing” rips into an intense blues boogie reminiscent of the fellas from Akron, Ohio; better known as The Black Keys. This is foot stomping music, where you just can’t help but to move. He ends the EP with two live solo tracks with just him on guitar further illustrating his powerful diversity inside the blues.

Gary Clark Jr. will be coming to the Rivoli here in Toronto on Friday Aug. 19th at 9PM, and if his live show is anything like Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP, then the $25 cover at the door will be money well spent.

Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP is available to download on ITunes and should be at record stores across Toronto on Tuesday. Click here for a list of some of the better stores in our fair city, or you can visit my personal favorite right Examiner.com Record Review: Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP - Toronto Music | Examiner.com

Gary Clark Jr.: The Bright Lights EP available now on iTunes

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