DOUG MACDONALD: Kick the Birthday Boy: CD

Doug MacDonald is one hell of a songwriter. The music on this CD is hard to categorize, but I’d say it comes down somewhere in the neighborhood of psychedelic country rock—a little bit Donovan, but less hippy-ish. MacDonald has a really unique singing style that I like a lot until he switches to this weird falsetto that just pierces the old ear drums. Still, this is a very good CD, unlike anything else you’re likely to hear any time soon, by a very talented singer and songwriter.

 –brian (Doug MacDonald)