Ethan Samuel Brown is a fully-fledged muso. Where is he based? The music capital of the world, Nashville, of course. Whether it be moonlighting as a concert promoter or mixing live sound in Music City’s most notorious venues, Ethan contributes to the city’s scene in every aspect of his life.
Released on August 28th, Birthday Wine is his latest single, and it’s a toe-tapping stormer of a track blessed with lashing of classic rock ‘n’ roll.
Within seconds of pressing play, a swirling guitar riff marauds from the speakers and squeals with a Tom Petty distinction, prodding at the heart with warm nostalgia. As the vocals enter, the drums pound and the bass grooves. It feels like a soundtrack to a road trip, a journey personal to Ethan along Interstate 75.
Birthday Wine is relentless with its expressive content. Brown scripts in a way that leads the listener to scratch underneath the surface and dig deeper.
If you enjoy classic guitar riffs and infectious melodies, Birthday Wine will entice. It travels and hypnotizes like a War On Drugs track and is bound to have you tapping along on your steering wheel.
Ethan immerses himself in music, and this translates. There is no doubt that he is a talented songsmith. Beyond his expertise, Birthday Wine has the hallmarks of a dedicated artist. We should be thankful for musicians like this and the tracks that they produce.