CMU Approved

Approved: Pat Dam Smyth

By | Published on Wednesday 12 April 2017

Pat Dam Smyth

Pat Dam Smyth’s debut album, ‘The Great Divide’, was critically acclaimed upon its release in 2012. As he now prepares to release the follow-up, ‘Kids’, the new record’s first single ‘Juliette’ suggests that he should be expecting at least as much, if not more adulation.

The song has a classic feel, bolder and more band-focussed than those on his debut. The lyrics paint a strong picture of the story being told, while the interplay of instruments cut a furrow for Smyth’s halting vocal melodies to run through. Also: strong saxophone use.

Listen to ‘Juliette’ here:

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