Brian Seymour | When I Was Blonde

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When I Was Blonde

by Brian Seymour

Smart pop. Think David Gray with the rough American sensibility of Springsteen.
Genre: Rock: Emo
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Always Leaving
3:59 $0.99
2. Truth About Love
3:59 $0.99
3. Memories of High School
3:32 $0.99
4. I Don't Believe in You
4:36 $0.99
5. Judas Kiss
4:38 $0.99
6. Redhead
3:50 $0.99
7. When I Was Blonde
4:13 $0.99
8. Old Soul
4:00 $0.99
9. No Colors
4:43 $0.99
10. Who Your Friends Are
3:39 $0.99
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Album Notes
Brian Seymour's "When I Was Blonde" showcases ten intense songs, arranged and shaped by producer Edan Cohen at Soundgun Studios in Philadelphia.

The music soars alongside Brit-smart-popsters like Coldplay but with a tough American sensibility that recalls Seymour's roots in Springsteen's Red Bank, New Jersey. The disc is a collection of some of Seymour's best songwriting, forming a compelling portrait of a major emerging talent. As a songwriter, Seymour's song 'Always Leaving' is covered by Cowboy Mouth on their CD, 'Easy,' on Atlantic Records.



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A public expression of private feeling.
Just one beautiful refrain after another--this is such an appealing reason to deliberately listen.


a great listen through the whole album
A great everyday album, put it on when you are hanging around your apartment. Seymour has some pretty good lyrics put to a sound that is simple yet very much a good American rock sound.

CD Baby

Ahh, this is about as good as it gets when it comes to the perfection of crunchy Americana with a creamy, Twinkie-like filling. Yes, this man knows how to fly and soar through sonic textures, staying grounded in the roots of solid rock 'n' roll all the while. With a soft touch reminiscent of Coldplay but collectively, like David Gray or Sparklehorse, we have no choice but to give this two thumbs up. But don't take our word; go get it!


Brian plays and sings with feeling and commitment
Crisp professional recording of a basic rock band set up with enough reverb and echo to build a little depth. An excellent set for Brian's songs both rockers and slower numbers. Theres something about his voice that lets you know these songs are real to him.

Mark Damon Puckett

Bold atmosphere, absorbing voice, subtle lyrics define this shrewd cd
The raspy voice of Brian Seymour insinuates itself immediately into your head the second Always Leaving begins. By the time you are at the second song, Truth About Love, you feel as if you are hearing an extraordinary Billy Joel tune with added intelligence. I put Truth About Love on repeat and honestly could not stop listening to it. It feels like one of those very jazzy American blues ballads that has found its way into a jamming pop song. And Seymour truly puts his voice into it, as he does in every song. Furthermore, even though you hear earlier influences, each song is nothing you've heard previously and sounds brand new. The added ambiance of steel guitar inhabits the cd in a gentle but poignant way, affecting When I Was Blonde with a murmur of sounds that sound very, very fresh. With lyrics like "My skin is thick and fresh as pavement/I laugh but you stick and I'm black on your shoes" on Judas Kiss, you are pulled into a crescendo as he undulates between "Am I in?/Am I out?" Another rich, gratifying album from this prolific singer/songwriter.