Today Martin Sexton releases his 9th album, Sugarcoating. With this record, he’s backed by a full band… a stark contrast to his last live/solo release. There’s a diverse range of tunes on Sugarcoating… from the catchy, soulful single, “Livin’ The Life” to the slow, somber, “Always Got Away”. There’s the Beatlesque sound of “Stick Around”, the playful, funky, “Boom Sh Boom”, and the country twang of “Long Haul”.
It’s so nice to have a little of everything from an artist like Sexton. This album makes me think about life, love, and family. It evokes a lot of emotions, makes me smile, and gets me tapping my toe and singing along. If you’ve been a fan for years, you’ll be happy with this new collection of tunes and if you’ve never heard his music, this is a great sampling of what Martin Sexton does.
Sexton is definitely one of the most incredible performers I’ve ever seen. He’s about to head out on the road with the Ryan Montbleau Band backing him, so check out the dates and catch them live. I’m psyched for a few of the local shows which are rapidly approaching:
Thursday, April 15th
New Haven, CT
Friday, April 16th
Saturday, April 17th
House Of Blues
Sunday, April 18th