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Cinematic solo piano pieces with occasional cello and acoustic guitar; a masterful contemporary work of exceptional beauty.


Terrific sidemen are the unsung heroes of the music world. Barry Walsh is a piano virtuoso whose gifts at the keyboard have added so much to the music of the Box Tops and singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters, as they did in the past for Roy Orbison, Jimmy Webb and Al Green. Mr. Walsh has released a solo album of his own compositions, and it's nothing short of spellbinding. He admits being influenced by Bach, and it shows. This is not a pop album, nor is it New Age. Rather, it has elements of classical, jazz and blues, and it takes you on a mesmerizing journey. Mr. Walsh has circumvented the genre of solo piano recordings by slowing down the pace and letting the individual pieces speak for themselves. And they do, loudly and lyrically. --Dallas Morning News

Barry Walsh has been making music professionally for more than thirty years. Most of that has been spent in Nashville recording studios. In recent years he's been touring in support of singer and songwriter Gretchen Peters, and with Alex Chilton and the Box Tops. His past history includes backing up Roy Orbison and Jimmy Webb, and writing songs that Waylon Jennings and The Amazing Rhythm Aces, among others, have recorded. Thanks in part to encouragement from Peters, Walsh has now gotten around to recording his first solo album, and it's something none of those credits noted above would likely prepare you for. Original, mostly just Walsh and his piano, it's music that draws on both Bach and folk, and remains true to the voice of this artist. Without the first word being said, Walsh speaks clearly and movingly of connection, discovery, love's questions and love's certainties, and the varied landscapes of thought and emotion. David Henry adds masterful cello on several tracks, including the opening title cut, and Mark Selby brings in guitar on Nigel's Blues. The only cover is a twice imagined take on Erik Satie's Je Te Vieux, a piece which Walsh presents as at once somber and seeing the possibility of joy. It fits in perfectly with the rest of the collection. --Kerry Dexter, Music Road

Track Listings

Disc: 1

  1. Leaving Newcastle
  2. Angle Of Repose
  3. Years May Go By
  4. Exeter Cathedral
  5. The Crone
  6. Nigel's Blues
  7. The Blue Room
  8. Je Te Veux
  9. To See You Again
  10. Level 5
  11. The Steps of the Parthenon
  12. Je Te Veux (reprise)

Product Details

  • Audio CD (November 13, 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Scarlet Letter Records
  • ASIN: B00104KIPW
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #443,346 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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