Nad Navillus

Nad Navillus

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Nad Navillus' debut album is somewhat deceiving. There are only seven songs on the album, but they clock in at almost 50 minutes of music. While the tracks are obviously long, they never grow tiresome. Nad Navillus is a genius at orchestrating wonderful acoustic guitar playing that ranges from singer/songwriter folk to Latin-based intricate picking. Even the sound of Dan Sullivan (the man behind Nad Navillus) tuning his guitar (such as at the beginning of track three) sounds remarkably beautiful. The addition of violin on some of the later songs only accents the solid air of delicacy and calm that Sullivan's music is capable of creating. It's a shame that an album that showcases so much talent and intelligence no doubt flew under the radar of so many.

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