Darren Lock | The Luckiest Man in the World

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The Luckiest Man in the World

by Darren Lock

Fourteen tracks of very personal music from the studio of Darren Lock, featuring raucous guitars, ambient noodling and lyrics that will make your heart weep...
Genre: Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Fear and Loathing in Norfolk
1:56 $0.99
2. Change of Life
1:57 $0.99
3. Dawn Mist at the Coach House
4:15 $0.99
4. The Third Way
3:36 $0.99
5. In Starry Trees
2:41 $0.99
6. You Are Allowed to Enjoy This
3:02 $0.99
7. A Private Part or Piece
1:50 $0.99
8. Hold on Till Morning
1:59 $0.99
9. Never Enough
4:08 $0.99
10. The Luckiest Man in the World
3:39 $0.99
11. It Seemed Such a Good Idea at the Time
4:00 $0.99
12. The Beginning of the End is Not the End
2:24 $0.99
13. Back to the Start
4:16 $0.99
14. Give It to You
4:20 $0.99
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Album Notes
As this year marks my fortieth year on this planet, I wanted to make a very personal album - an artistic statement, as it were - a musical attempt of sticking my flag into the soil and shouting "this is me!". Well, this is me. The Luckiest Man in the World...

Why "The Luckiest Man in the World" - well there are a number of reasons. Firstly, because I am blessed with a wonderful family who make me feel the luckiest man in the world. Secondly, because we've had a few close escapes and one event in 2008 could have nearly caused my demise. The event was such that it transformed me from someone who just drifted through life to someone who appreciated every moment each day brings. Then there are my kids who have added another layer of meaning to my existence.

The album was recorded relatively slowly during 2010 and marks a transitional period in my life. It represents an ending but also a beginning. I hope you enjoy it.

Initial pressings of the CD will come complete with a DVD containing 30 minutes of performances, some of which appear on this album. The DVD is R0 and NTSC encoded and should work with the majority of DVD players and home computers.



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Diane and the RadioIndy.com Reviewer Team

Excellent Adult Alternative Rock CD
Singer/songwriter Darren Lock releases an excellent Adult Alternative Rock CD, “The Luckiest Man in the World.” This album is bursting with passion as Lock takes you into his world of reflective lyrics as he is one who appreciates life and does not take anything for granted. The song, “Change of Life,” is a perfect example of this as Lock sings the thought provoking lyrics with a strong and solid tonality. The razor sharp guitar on the song, “You Are Allowed to Enjoy This,” complement the intoxicating vocals with impressive energy. The title track, “The Luckiest Man in the World,” has a Pink Floyd like sound as you feel the psychedelic ambiance take you into a mystical mindset. Each song on this album offers irresistible melodies supported by rocking instrumentation. The album, “The Luckiest Man in the World,” is a distinctive treasure of well crafted songs and is an album you will really enjoy.