By: Amanda Hather
Album – Delirium
Download Link – https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/delirium/id1058670377
Release Date – January 15th, 2016
Genre – Alternative
Jett Pace, also known as Old Man Canyon, has released his first full length album ‘Delirium’. The album follows his early 2014 EP ‘Phantoms & Friends’. The Vancouver artist has had his songs featured on many hit TV shows such as The Flash, Pretty Little Liars, and Sons of Anarchy, just to name a few. The ten song album, released on January 15th, branches off from the pop-folk sound of ‘Phantoms & Friends’, and uses more vintage synth and electronic instruments.
Throughout the album, the songs maintain this almost other worldly sound to them. With the synth and other aspects of the music paired with the slight echo on the vocals, it gives the illusion that these songs were created in a different era of music; they’re more akin to something psychedelic than something released in 2016. “Tomorrow Man” will have the listener nodding along with the beat before they even realize it. “I Don’t Wanna Go Out” is also a good song to start with if you hadn’t listened to the music of Old Man Canyon before. “Sugar City”, the last song on the album follows the same formula as the rest of the songs – very catchy lyrics and melodies that will have you nodding along in no time. “Hollow Tree” and “Back To The Start” are also on the album and were released as singles prior to the release of the album.
Some songs on the album are better than others, as is the case with most albums, but each song is consistently catchy and will have you hooked until the last note rings out. Fans of Pace will thoroughly enjoy this album and he will probably gain a fair amount of new fans with ‘Delirium’ as well.
Connect with Old Man Canyon:
I’m a Toronto girl born and raised but have been living in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick since 2010. Music and writing are my two passions, so what better place for me to be than a writer with Canadian Beats? I have been writing for the blog since May of 2013 and have had so many great experiences because of it. I listen to almost every kind of music but my favourites are pop rock, rock, indie, folk, and any other combinations of them. Concerts are definitely my favourite place to be, especially when you’re right against the barricade and can feel the energy from the band and the crowd, everyone singing the same lyrics and moving to the music. I also have a college degree in Business Administration and hope to one day be able to publish a novel.