Heroes and Demons
Label: Danal Music, LLC
Release Date: June 29, 2018
Let’s say a scientist were to be able to clone and merge people into a new human being. And let’s say that said scientist were to do such a thing with Tom Waits with a bit of Boby Dylan, Tom Petty, and Leonard Cohen sprinkled in with good measure and pop it in the oven, out would pop Vincent Poag.
No, seriously. They would.
Tell you what: Give a listen to his latest CD, Heroes and Demons (his third disc), and tell me it ain’t so.
Put another way: If Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan didn’t “happen” until this millennia, they would’ve been Vincent Poag. Yet, he’s not by any particular style or genre. He’s his own man when it comes to songwriting and performing.
Get where I’m going with this?
Poag writes and sings about every day things. Every man’s experiences. Everybody’s emotions and observations. These songs will hit you in different ways on different days and, yet, create a cohesive image in your mind each and every time you listen to any of the ten songs on the disc.
Vincent sings all the songs himself with the exception of “Here I Am” which was sung beautifully by Diane Hope and is one of two favorites off of “Heroes and Demons”. The other tune being “Young Again”. I guess it’s because is sounds a lot like that whole Dylan/Petty mix I was talking about earlier.
Be sure to pick up this disc. It’s fun. It’s different. It will create delightful “earworms” in your mind with each and every listen.
Keep up with Vincent Poag at VincentPoag.com.