Better Than I Thought It Could Be - Brian Nahlen | Indie
Wednesday, March 15, 2017This 6 song cd is a collection of Brian's tunes.
Soft, thoughtful and very well played, the recording produces a deep and serious collection of Brian's music, albeit a short one.
Brian plays throughout Central Arkansas often. Catch him at Dugan's, Cajuns Wharf, Reno's and other clubs on a regular basis, frequently onstage alone or with partners such as Nick Devlin…or with a full band if the gig requires it.
"Honey Babe" is a beautiful love song to his 'main squeeze'. She must be very proud.
"Nation of One" has the full implementation of a complete band, and is very impessive… It sounds very Steely Dan'ish, complete with unusual chords and with off-the-wall harmonies and cross-chord harmonies. This song alone might really launch his recording career, but is enough to make him stand out as a serious composer.
"Don't Lose Sight," featuring Brent LaBeau and Stephen Winter, is just what it describes: a relaxed approach to the importance of self-confidence toward achievement of your dreams…and holding on no matter what it takes.
"Devil's Smile", features the devilish horn work of Dave Williams II that really brings the music out. It brings out the sax work of no less than Satan himself.
The title song, "Better Than I Thought It Could Be" is musically fun…cute and rambunctious might be a better description, complete with multi-vocals and a strong chorus.
The cd was recorded and produced by both Brian and recordist/musician Jason Tedford, at Wolfman Studios, and officially released in November of 2016.
For further information, please visit www.briannahlen.com. For booking information, call (501)590-1319.