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Iconic Eye - 2014 Well Begun



ARTIST: Iconic Eye
ALBUM: Well Begun
LABEL: Self Released
SERIAL: -
YEAR: 2014-

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:

LINEUP: Greg Dean - guitars, keyboards * David Wasson - lead guitars * Gary Slater - bass * Paul Emery - drums * Lee Small (guest), Tim Dawkes - vocals

TRACK LISTING: 01 Now That I've Found Love * 02 Don't Stop Me From Leaving * 03 You Make It * 04 All She Needed * 05 Every Little Thing * 06 Let It Rain Down (bonus track with Tim Dawkes)

WEBLINKS: www.facebook.com/iconic.eye.m


Background
Iconic Eye is a UK Midlands based rock band whose members have been around the local scene in various bands for quite a while. Now the personnel have got together and have served up a real delight with this self financed limited edition 6 track mini album. A name that may be familiar to some people here on Glorydaze is Lee Small, vocalist with UK rockers Shy and the Norwegian outfit Snowfall, who has guested here on this project before the band go off and record their full debut album with an as yet unnamed new vocalist.


The Songs
All the songs on show here are composed by main man Greg Dean and fall into the category of classic 80's flavoured AOR, with nods to the likes of Journey, Night Ranger and Hughes/Thrall. The first two tracks on this Mini album are available though I Tunes for people to check out. Opener 'Now That I've Found Love' fairly storms along and reminds me of something that could of been lifted straight off the classic Hughes/Thrall album with Lee Small displaying a definite Glenn Hughes influence in his vocals. 'Don't Stop Me From Leaving' slows down proceedings a little but has a gorgeous smooth melody, with some excellent keyboard inflections to add some spice. 'You Make It' displays all the traits of classic 80's AOR, a great blend of muscle and melody and perfect for driving with the top down, (although here in the UK not much chance of that!!!). 'All She Needed' continues in the same vein, with a great catchy chorus and a Neal Schon like solo for good measure. 'Every little thing' is a little more soulful with some excellent keyboard/guitar interplay, and finally closer 'Let It Rain Down' features Tim Dawkes on vocals and is a slow burner and a fine way to finish off this mini album. The musicianship on show is top quality throughout, with everyone involved displaying a real passion for the classic AOR we all know and love here at Glorydaze. All in all a quality release to kick start the New Year.


In Summary
As mentioned earlier in this review a full album is on the way for later in the year, and judging by the quality on offer here, Iconic Eye is a name worth looking out for, but in the meantime it's definitely worth checking out the two tracks that are available through I Tunes, and of course for anyone wanting more information the band can be contacted through their Facebook page.


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#1 | gdazegod on January 11 2015 09:20:40
Sounds like a very interesting band. Heard a couple of these tracks on Facebook. Nice one.
#2 | swazi on January 11 2015 20:03:18
Can this 6 track mini album be purchased anywhere??
#3 | Explorer on January 11 2015 21:19:52
They were limited to just 100 copies, PM me if you would like to hear them.
#4 | swazi on January 11 2015 22:10:55
That's a pity! But I PM'ed you. Thanks! clap
#5 | swazi on January 17 2015 15:33:33
Malcolm (Explorer) sorted it out for me, Adele. Thanks! And Kudos to Malcolm! Smile
 
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