Music You Don't Know You Like Yet
Will Morton began his solo career in 2004 with the release of In Rock'n'Roll's Hands. Since then,
Morton has released 6 others, and his latest 9-track album, Slow Down, proves his versatility as a
musician and lyricist. Moving between Rock, Americana, Blues, Country, and
Folk, Slow Burn features Morton's
raspy vocals along side a full band. American
Songwriter compared Morton to the likes of Springstein, Earle, Townes, and
Mellencamp. In the first half of Slow
Down, Morton focuses on his frustrations with the current state of the
United States of America and remains within the Americana and Folk genres.
Acknowledging life's difficulty and our need to accept reality, "No Place for a
Sensitive Man" treats America as a harsh and unrelenting place. In "Scattershot,"
the electric guitar riffs a dirty, twangy solo. 'Tell It To The Wind" features
Morton's fiery lyrics, pointing to the consumerism that results in America
outsourcing labor to international markets. Morton's love for the United States
and its Country music is made clear in "Red, White & Blue." The harshest
and most unexpected in terms of musicality, "Crescent Moon" is a love song to
the night. The album ends with the title track, "Slow Burn," heavy with
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