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A Massive Rock Record From Stephen Selski

In a new album release from Stephen Selski, the artist hits a lot of the sweet spots for a wonderfully heavy-handed alternative rock record that infuses all of his influences old and new and lets him utilize those to push himself forward and drop something that has heart and rock and roll soul.

The In A Lifetime album both a lot of character and lets his presence shine as an artist and even as a person if you listen carefully.

Throughout this record, you hear stories from personal points of view, and it all plays through almost like chapters in his life, so it feels like you've just read a book by the time you finish the album.

This is the kind of thing that I've missed in music for quite some time and because of that, it feels almost like the songs connect in different ways as if this were a concept record of sorts.

The deeper you go into this record the more you realize that it's not just a straight-up rock record.

This album has ballads, bangers, and even southern influenced instrumentation like lap steel, and it all pays tribute to Stephen listening to music and falling in love with it as he grew up.

Without even have heard anything else from this artist, I can already tell that this record is almost like his opus, and it holds a lot of meaning and depth.

Like I said earlier, this release boasts heart and soul, but it also lets him wear his heart on his sleeves and lets the listener soak that in and put it into their own perspective.

So, listening to this record is almost like a musical journey of sorts and I really enjoyed that whole aspect of it.

You can clearly tell that Stephen not only has a love for rock music, but also for his craft.

I don't just mean playing guitar or singing. I mean songwriting. Being able to put his emotion and thought into his songs and put it all out there in a certain way so that others can soak it in.

Speaking of which, this is an album. A full-length album and it's one of the ones that I've heard in recent months that I can say you should listen to from beginning to end.

Yes, there are more than a handful of singles that are strength throughout this record and those singles have choruses and hooks that swim around in your head for hours or even days after the song is ended, but this is meant to be listened to as a whole album.

This is the way you can really soak it in and experience it the way it was meant to be.

The vocals are boisterous, and they have a great energy which adds to the drive of the songs themselves and the guitar tone is that perfect balance of hard-hitting alternative rock but with classic rock undertone that always exists in the veins of this record.

The LP is endlessly fun and turns out to be a rock soiree of sorts where you can experience a range of emotions and understanding but it's also a damn good time.

You can clearly tell that he had fun recording this record and that youthful energy and dynamic is thrown right at you which feels good and turns out to be very refreshing.

There are a lot of tracks that will get your blood pumping and other tracks that will get you thinking but all of that makes for a great record.

Put on some headphones and listen to this whole record from start to finish. Trust me, you won't regret it especially if you are a lover of real deal rock music of any sort.

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