THE STORYS Town Beyond The Trees Special Edition (SJPCD308)
...on a second disc you get the much lauded Live EP - Part 1, a 38 minute treat, previously only available at gigs...The sound is big and in your face and cements the band's reputation as a major live act.
Maverick (August 2009)
If soothing vocal harmonies is your thing and gently driving guitars in an Eagles sort of way then The Storys are for you...Class act...and a classy album.
Classic Rock Society (August 2009)
Influenced by the breezy, West Coast, harmony strewn pop sound of the '70s and artists like The Eagles, CSN and others...
www.mwe3.com (September 2009)
The band has a sound that lies
somewhere between Mr Big and The Eagles- there are beautiful vocal harmonies and
soulful guitar a-plenty. The album itself includes highlights such as opening
track 'Long Hard Road”, the heartfelt 'You Couldn't Make It Up”, 'Feeling
Something”, 'Heaven Holds You Now” and 'Trouble Deep”, with its haunting
Nikk Gunns, www.getreadytorock.com (September 2009)
I can find absolutely no fault with this stunning debut album. If you love music that is replete with gorgeous vocal harmonies, multi-layered textures, that places the emphasis squarely on the often neglected art of songwriting, then look no further because The Storys have exactly what you need, and then some.
classicrockrevisited.com (October 2009)
...a slick and assured set that conveys the grit in the pearl with catchy, crooning ballads interspersed with choppy West Coast rock...
R2 (October 2009)
There's plenty of
sumptuous harmonies and groovy four part harmonies...for fans of asventurous UK
pop and rock
...with the blues never
too far and the harmonies always tight, it's all bitter-sweet...
One of the significant
strengths of The Storys has always been their flair for crafting hook laden
songs that feature a plethora of sweeping vocal harmonies to fully complement
the distinct vocal talents of lead singer Steve Balsamo...
...one gorgeous track
This is an album full
of catchy, well performed songs that fans of the genre will lap up.
...rich with guitars,
layered harmonies and sweet tunes with classic rock tones
...another assured and
polished essay in sweet 70s Americana a la Eagles, CSN & Y and that ilk...this
swansong is their strongest offering yet.
A melodic gem of the