Hand in Hand Review
Folk acoustic story teller James Tate Wilson shares the simple acoustic pleasures with us in Hand in Hand. The single is from the album Dancing on the Moon. With an uncomplicated voice that breathes authenticity, the artist gives the start of the song the quality of a simple but effective melodious tune. From the introductory and first verse’s sparse instrumentation, the song picks up to take you into only what a strumming guitar can do. And that guitar strum speaks the chorus with strings that accentuate and enhance the feeling in being taken into the dance
This original song cannot help but have a brief opening progression in the chorus reminiscent of Haley Reinhart’s Can’t Help Falling in Love. But we cannot hold this against the music artist because the song definitely stands on its own merit and has its own timber. In addition, if this is done on purpose, it is a clever use considering the track’s story. The bridge gives the impression to take you a parallel space. This offers a deceptive dreamy music background to a set harsher lyrical statements.
All in all, this is a lovely tune with a great choice of instrumentation. IT shines with simplicity and completeness. Every part, verses, chorus and bridge fit incredibly beautifully and has been nicely produced and arranged. It demonstrates the quality of folk acoustic out there, both in melody and storytelling. We leave behind the feeling of a former love’s abandonment as we leave sorrow behind, hand in hand with the song or the singer 😉
About the artist James Tate Wilson
James Tate Wilson is a singer/songwriter from Colorado. But most of all, James Tate Wilson is a story teller. He writes novels, folk acoustic songs, and screenplays based on stories of his experience as a self-confessed wanderer. You can find out more about what he does and his upcoming projects on his official website at https://jamestatewilson.com/. The website contains his works including writings. It also have direct links to his social media, streaming sites and retailers where you can purchase his music. He also gives you the opportunity to contact him for feedback, questions or well just to say hi!