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Additional vocals by Alessandro Del Vecchio.
Whisky Fingers is the 4th record from Alex Beyrodt and his Voodoo Circle and the similarities with Whitesnake's 80's stuff are still evident and so are the strong influences of the 70's as well, where my thoughts draw pretty close to what Deep Purple partly achieved back then. Besides being a hell of a lot more fresh in terms of the total production, I think that the most notable difference is that the result of this album is much greater than what the originals are able to put out in this day and age.
The record contains a lot of elements from those above mentioned time periods, like for example the Hammond organ, nice and emotional guitar solos, the way the songs are built and also being somewhat influenced by blues music. David Readman's voice is very fitting to this kind of music. He has an impassioned tone of voice and his performance is just as pivotal as all the other great stuff. The rest of the band, I think, needs no introduction, because all these guys have contributed to lots of records before and this entity is possibly the closest that you can get to being called a supergroup without being one.
In comparison to the previous record, the amazing More Than One Way Home, it's basically the same type of stuff that's coming out again, just in slightly different shapes. They really stand tight on their solid foundations and they play it safe from start to finish almost. Throughout the record there's kind of a thread that attracts me and although this piece of music doesn't crush on a large scale completely, it certainly contains plenty of exciting guitar playing, groovy and/or precise melodies and the songs overall are quite intriguing and just like its predecessor, it's in the end a very good record.
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