Juno and Maple Blues Award winner Steve Strongman has a new album coming out January 2021. The album is entitled tired of talkin’ and was recorded in Nashville, Tennessee as well as Hamilton, Ontario back in 2019. Now that he has a new label – Stony Plain Records – the album is being released worldwide. Made up of 12 tracks rich in the blues tradition, his 7th album should cement his growing reputation as one of Canada’s strongest blues musicians.
Throughout the album the strength of his backing band and the magnetism of his voice really shine through. Then there are plenty of guitar solos which will blow your socks off. The man can really play guitar. Showing he is equally adept at up tempo as he is with slower more emotional tracks the album has songs which will have you all zen as well as some which will have you up dancing along.
High points on the album include “Can’t Have it All”, “That Kind of Fight” and title track, “Tired of Talkin'”.