Starlite Campbell Band - Blueberry Pie album review

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Suzy Starlite (bass/vocals) and Simon Campbell (guitar/vocals) cite the mid-to-late-60s as their touchstone; God knows it’s an over-referenced period, but this debut has the songwriting nous and musicianship to prick up your ears. Opener Walkin’ Out The Door is performed with slow-burn feel, while the title track is a touching display of fingerstyle and close harmonies.

Henry Yates

Henry Yates has been a freelance journalist since 2002 and written about music for titles including The Guardian, The Telegraph, NME, Classic Rock, Guitarist, Total Guitar and Metal Hammer. He is the author of Walter Trout's official biography, Rescued From Reality, a music pundit on Times Radio and BBC TV, and an interviewer who has spoken to Brian May, Jimmy Page, Ozzy Osbourne, Ronnie Wood, Dave Grohl, Marilyn Manson, Kiefer Sutherland and many more.