It is not every day you get motivation and music as a wholesome piece but that is why the artists like Richard Jellinek exist; a composer, lyricist, producer and above all an astoundingly skilled guitarist who is here to tell you that no matter what, never give up on your dreams and it is never too late to actually achieve your dreams. There are no timelines, just limitations and if the dream is still within the vicinity, then it is yours for the taking. We are talking about an artist who had that insatiable passion for music a few decades ago and although he took another route, the journey slowly culminated in his one true love – music! Like a reflection of sorts, the passion mirroring through his own sons love for guitar and fueling his dreams monumentally, Jellinek got back to the studio more determined than ever and his new album is the baby we get for it; a 12-track stunningly innovated and insightful album that accrues a plethora of life’s most basic ingredients to entertain, motivate, inspire, dazzle and bring love and happiness to within touching distance!
Immerse yourself in this over 49 minutes of premium vitality for there will be many repeated listening experiences along the way as you find yourself creating that bromance and womance with some if not all of the tracks. This charismatic genius from Poland brings back the classic rockability scene of the 80s and 90s and throughout the album and it will be hard to miss all of these tracks brimming with melody and bursting with sublime guitar virtuosity courtesy of his deft guitar skills.
You will come for the record and stay for the lesson which is in plentiful from the delicate matters of the heart in “For Your Love”, “Summer Love” “No one Like You” and “Jenny”, the motivational life lessons in “Tyson Fury Gypsy King”, “Procrastination”, “Songs of Winners” and “New Beginning” and even for the good times and great vibes present in tracks like “Piece of Heaven” – there is something for everyone!
“Tyson Fury Gypsy King” is a tribute to the legend and professional boxer Tyson Fury, a two-time world heavyweight champion who defied the odds and got back into the game and proved all the naysayers wrong. With every intensity and melodicism emanating from the masterclass electric guitar techniques that are blended with a marvelous sense of showmanship with the awe-inspiring guitars and bass, is a timely reminder that it can be done- that all the dreams are valid and we just have to follow them, belief it to achieve it!
“Procrastination” is a tune that euphoniously reminds us that indeed procrastination is the thief of time – it deceptively comforts us, whispering to our lazy egos of how much more time there is while in essence, it is all a fallacy! In this performance, Jellinek offers up a smorgasbord of rocky melodies, sweeping arpeggios, out-of-this-world harmony and striking synthesis that both dazzle and astound.
With a deeply heartwarming story at its heart “For Your Love” serves as a passionate and endearing dedication tune for a loved one, with the sheer amount of technical dexterity on display dazzlingly phenomenal. There are a plethora of intriguing and varied guitar techniques on display that allow the alternative melodic elements of the track to be expressed in an abundance of spellbinding and assorted ways.
You are guaranteed to struggle picking up a favorite with tracks like “Piece of Heaven”, “Jenny”, “Summer Love”, “Songs of Winners” and the others possessing that unique and specific tonal quality that results in engrossing melodic flourishes that add to the excitement that each of these tracks brings. The best thing is that all of these tracks can actually feel at place under the favorites category on your playlist as you groove from one track to the next, enjoying intensively what each one has to offer. “Piece of Heaven” is now available for streaming on all the streaming platforms – welcome to the realized dream of Richard Jellinek!
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