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It’s said that music calms the savage beast. It’s a language that has the ability to instantly change one’s emotions. If this statement is true, acoustic soul could be the vehicle that delivers world peace. The driver of that illustrious vehicle would be Berlin’s musical prodigy, Urban Germany. Urban’s unique style blends soothing guitar riffs with soulful vocal arrangements, creating a harmonious experience for the listener. Armed with a guitar and book of intriguing compositions, Urban Germany is sure to spellbind listeners across the globe.
Prepare yourself for the Acoustic Soul experience on the lead track “Does He Know”. Urban dispenses his inner most feelings for a young lady who happens to be involved with someone else. In this symphonious track, Urban asks the young lady a series of questions pertaining to her current boyfriend’s knowledge of her. Urban confesses his love for and his knowledge of her, by using subliminal undertones during his inquiry. The song is well written and follows a template that has always worked for artists of various musical backgrounds.
“By My Side” is a feel good love song that is sure to spread its joyous vibes to the masses. This mid-tempo love song’s soothing melodies are the perfect cure for a stressful day at the office. Urban’s poised tone flows fluently as the strings fluctuate between a variety of notes and chords. Urban lives within the moment as his soulful voice dances with his guitar under the spotlight of the moon’s lunar rays. Its basis reminds the listener to love like you’ll never be hurt and to live as if today was your last day.
Urban is quite the cover artist, covering songs from some of music’s most distinguished artists. One of his prominent cover songs is an R&B mash-up, which has Urban belting out notes from Mario’s “Crying Out for Me” and Usher’s “Nice and Slow”. He flawlessly pairs the two songs together without skipping a beat. He’s also covered songs by Craig David, Brian McKnight, Alicia Keys and Ernie Halter. Although these songs are covers of the original, Urban adds his own acoustic flare and makes each song his own.
Urban Germany is one of those artists that will remain sought after for many years to come. His extraordinary songwriting aptitude coupled with his gifted guitar skills and inimitable vocal talents will assist this artist in landing a major deal. His music shall continue to tame the inner beast in many of us.
Joel the Chemist