A Retro Blues Rock Trip With Derek Lee Goodreid’s “Struck By Lightning Again”
The foundation of all rock and roll, the blues never gets old. Australian musician Derek Lee Goodreid crafts some tasty old-school retro blues rock with his latest record “Struck By Lightning Again”. The album listeners on a captivating journey paying homage to the genre that never gets old.
The album kicks off with “Sinner,” a blues rock powerhouse that grabs your attention with its crunchy guitar riffs and Goodreid’s powerful bluesy vocals. It’s a perfect example of old-school electric blues infused with a jivy feel that gets your head nodding and your heart racing. “Black Cat Blues” continues the journey with its groovy blues rhythm. It’s a concise yet infectious track that showcases Goodreid’s knack for crafting catchy blues melodies that stay with you long after the song ends.
There are some truly retro blues vibes with “Buggin’ Out.” “Underdog,” featuring Adrian Whyte, is a great blues rock song that introduces acoustic guitar for rhythm, adding depth and texture to the album’s sonic landscape. The real treat here is the music video, featuring heart-melting dog visuals. “Struck By Lightning Again,” showcases Goodreid’s versatility. This is an acoustic blues song infused with folk blues percussion. It’s a track that transports you to the heart of the blues with every strum and beat.
“Ain’t It A Shame” slows down the tempo, presenting a slow blues rock ballad that allows the music to shine brighter. The album concludes with “Lost & Alone Again,” a minimalist slow rock ballad featuring only an acoustic guitar. The music will transport listeners to a 50s and 60s blues club.
“Struck By Lightning Again” by Derek Lee Goodreid shows the enduring power of the blues. Goodreid’s mastery of catchy riffs, soulful vocals, and a timeless blues sound. The grooves and riffs make it impossible to resist tapping your feet along. In just under half an hour, Goodreid manages to deliver a punchy and infectious record that leaves you craving for more. The production and impeccable instrumentation create an irresistible sonic experience. It takes us on a trip down memory lane with its truly retro blues sound. Goodreid’s ability to channel the spirit of vintage blues is evident, making this record a standout.
The timeless allure of the blues persists with impeccable songwriting being at the heart of the music. This album is a must-listen for anyone who craves the genuine, unadulterated blues experience. Prepare to be struck by the lightning of Goodreid’s brilliance as he takes you on a journey through the heart and soul of blues rock.