Phillips, aka Seacrest & Sons, bites off a little more of his progenitors than he can chew, copping Mumford’s lyrical cadence, rhyme scheme, lovelorn theme, references to stones, musical style and bass-drum pulse. “Gone…” separates itself solely with bland pop dilution.
Riff by Karl Ernest
Karl is a Seattle-based musician and writer at SONGLYRICS; a veteran of both east and west-coast scenes, he has performed with the likes of The Ying Yang Twins, David Arquette, Wynton Marsalis, among others. But he's no stranger to seedy dives or house shows, either.