Charming the Gods - Bryan Kelley
Track Listing
  1. Fear
  2. Angels
  3. She Crawls
  4. Gentle Piece of Mind
  5. Postcards from Yesterday
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  1. Fear
  2. Angels
  3. She Crawls
  4. Gentle Piece of Mind
  5. Postcards from Yesterday
  6. Lie in the Water
  7. Where Are They Now?
  8. Charming the Gods
  9. Garden
  10. Walk Away
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Charming the Gods, the debut album from Santa Monica-based Brian Kelley, combines earnest strumming with equally earnest lyrics for a result that is sometimes touching and emotive, and other times syrupy and derivative. The bluesy "Angels" sounds like a shrine built to Eric Clapton, while the next track, "She Crawls" adds a metal edge to Kelley's folky wail -- the song is one of the most heavily produced on the album and is the furthest from his usual acoustic style, but it is smoothly executed and actually works well. The ...

Charming the Gods 1998, Groove House Records

UPC: 641444619627

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