feature: daniel wilson’s electrifying offering, ‘boy who cried thunder’
By Sound Check
November 26, 2014
Detroit singer/songwriter Daniel Wilson unleashes his greatly anticipated five track EP, ‘Boy Who Cried Thunder’ this week, much to the elation of his fans. After already dropping the rock infused starting track, “Killed Ya” and “Heartbreaker”, a merger of r&b and 80’s pop, Daniel released the title track “Boy Who Cried Thunder” earlier this month. Daniel Wilson’s fluttering vocals take centre stage, gently foxtrot’s over the minimalistic production before soaring to an exalted, almighty finish.
By Ayara Pommells, AFROPUNK Contributor
‘If You Went Away’ hit the web earlier this week. For me, this track is the standout track of the entire project. His vocals almost assume a haunting presence over the ominous sounding piano keys. The ethereal backing vocals hummed pungently through my delicate little speakers purchased on Ebay and delivered a quality of sound to me I didn’t even know was possible. Daniel Wilson is a musical orchestra on his own. His faculties are utterly spectacular.
With the four already released offerings, listeners should know that they are in for an exciting ride from the entire EP, which is available November 24th via Zap Records.
Even for the steeliest of hearts, Daniel Wilson’s raw, untainted, defiant emotions will touch you in the most delicate of places, leaving you feeling both vulnerable and stupefied.
Follow Daniel Wilson on Twitter @DanielWilsonzz and check him out on Facebook.
Ayara Pommells is Owner of UK website Rawroots.com and a music writer for Soultrain.com, SOHH.com & AFROPUNK.com. PR for SomeOthaShip Connect. Follow @YahYahNah.
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