Wide Mouth Mason

Wide Mouth Mason

by Wide Mouth Mason

CD

Overview

Sounding derivative yet fresh and breathing new life into the tired old blues-rock power trio concept is no small feat for three kids from the Canadian heartland. Yet that's exactly what these three high school buds managed to do on their impressive big-label debut. Drummer Safwan Javed lays down a nervous pulse a la Mick Fleetwood, and the band gets your toe tapping with "Midnight Rain," athe first single. Guitarist Shaun Verreault quotes from "Red House" to open "All It Amounts To," an obvious tip of the hat to Jimi Hendrix. Opening track "My Old Self" is a dead ringer for Golden Earring, and "Mary Mary" invokes the spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughan. While the band's influences are plain, all the tunes are originals. Verreault comes to Javed and bassist Earl Pereira with a sketch of a song, then they polish it together. This is great driving music, ready made for airplay.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/08/1997
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678302022
catalogNumber: 83020

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Wide Mouth Mason   Primary Artist
Colin James   Dobro
Mike Weaver   fender rhodes
Mike Kalanj   Hammond Organ
Shaun Verreault   Guitar,Vocals
Safwan Javed   Drums,Background Vocals
Earl Pereira   Bass Guitar,Background Vocals

Technical Credits

Wide Mouth Mason   Producer
Zach Blackstone   Engineer
Joel Van Dyke   Arranger,Producer,Engineer
David Ashton   Engineer
Sean Russell   Engineer
Shaun Verreault   Contributor
Safwan Javed   Contributor
Earl Pereira   Contributor
Joel Van Dyke   Producer,Engineer

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