||River & The Road CD (1994) |
Neil Johnson discography All songs written or co-written by Tom May except "Fifty Years Ago" (Ian Tyson), "Closer Now Than Ever" (David Mallett) and "Valley Of The Little Bighorn" (Jack Gladstone).
Elegant, thoughtful, evocative music by one of the western United States best known troubadors
Recorded at Digisound Studios and KVNO Studios, Omaha, Nebraska in January 1994.
The Tom May Band: Tom May (guitars, vocals, pennywhistle), Avery Grimes (piano), Cliff Jones (acoustic bass).
Personnel: Tom May (vocals, guitar, 12-string guitar, pennywhistle); Neil Johnson (guitar); Debby Greenblatt (fiddle); Avery Grimes (piano); Cliff Jones (acoustic bass); Michael Fitzsimmons (percussion).
Recording information: Digisound Studios, Omaha, NE (01/1994); KVNO Studios, Omaha, NE (01/1994).
Photographers: Sandy Watts; Tom Gehringer.
Arranger: Tom May .
Additional personnel: Neil Johnson (guitar), Debby Greenblatt (fiddle), Michael Fitzsimmons (percussion), Mark Moebeck, Judy Moebeck (background vocals).
||Crescent CD (1999) |
Neil Johnson CD discography English emo rockers Bob Tilton originally released Crescent in 1996 on vinyl on Subjugation Records. The band's debut was certainly groundbreaking, intertwining intense emotional epics with broken-down and heartfelt soliloquies. The intense urgency of songs like "She Sings but Once" and "Palm Reading" somehow sets the group apart from homogenous American-grown emo groups. The pace slows down on tracks like "Butterscotch" and "Crescent," showcasing the band's ability to take a break from their otherwise over-the-top theatrics. What makes this album powerful is its ability ...
||Lay of the Land CD (2004) |
Neil Johnson albums Seachange's debut album, Lay of the Land, introduces the band as both a quintessentially British group and an anomaly within the British music scene. Their moody anthems have more impact than the likes of British Sea Power, but more melody and beauty than bands such as Oceansize. Singer Dan Eastop has an attractive and distinctly British accent (he pronounces "laughing" as "loffing") and a voice that's equally graceful and rough, a description that also applies to his band's music. Seachange ...