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Aug 31st 2012 at 8:23 AM
Album: Peace At Last
Description: A personal brand of alternative pop seated in an emotional trip-hop setting, with a stunning voice and thought provoking lyrics.
“Peace At Last”, his fourth full-length CD release, finds Jay Jacobson building warm pop grooves, expressive classical elements, and gorgeous harmonies, on top his personal brand of emotional trip-hop.
From the defiant opening track, “Still Standing”, the gut wrenching heartbreak of “And Now”, and the inspiring chorus of the title track, “Peace At Last”, this CD’s eleven songs weave a stunning trail through the ups and downs of human existence. Jay’s soaring falsetto glides over melodious electronica, telling us how we are “So Small” in a world so large. The dance beats of “Overtaken” reminds us our “minds have taken over/taken over our lives”. The 11 tracks masterfully look at the human experience, poetically summed up in the chorus of “This is Life”: “there’s the good and the bad/and the happy and sad/it all comes with the price of a life”. Included in this gorgeous collection of songs, is the bouncy piano driven bonus track, “Human Nature”, written specifically for his upcoming one-man live show, “Mental Creatures”, which mixes character driven stories with songs from Jay’s CD repertoire.
“Peace At Last” is a captivatingly striking beacon of sound, soul, and heart, among Jay’s library of music.
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