Pre-Release Review – Mike Evin

By: Jenna Melanson

Album – Life As A Lover
Release Date – August 28, 2015
iTunes Link – https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1004112353
Genre – Pop

Toronto, ON based singer/songwriter, Mike Evin is about to release his 5th studio album, “Life As A Lover”.  I have been a fan of Mike since I heard his previous single, “Have I Ever Loved?” Since then, he has released another single, “Al Green” which I enjoyed just as much and now we are two days away from the release of the new album. The album features both of these tracks along with eight others that are just as good.

The third song, “Alli” is extremely catchy and I found myself immersed in the the song from the beginning until the end. Mike carries a very unique style, which I have read is called Piano-Pop, and I can’t get enough of it.

“Darlin’ Whenever” is another that I would recommend to anyone, it’s slightly slower than the others but still has an upbeat tempo that pulled me in. “Homelands” closes the album, with it’s hauntingly beautiful vocals and mesmerizing music.

The album truly leaves you wanting more from Mike, and if you’re able to see him on his upcoming Fall tour, you definitely should! Find dates HERE!

Rating: 5/5

Connect with Mike Evin:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mikeevin
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MikeEvin

I’m Jenna, and I am the founder and editor of Canadian Beats. I have had a strong love for Canadian music, which started with Hedley. I have a passion for promoting these talented Canadian bands and artists, and that’s how Canadian Beats came to be. I am so proud of what it has become over the last few years, with many talented music lovers and writers coming together to spread the word of Canada’s music.
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