Melbourne, Australia based singer-songwriter Ernest Aines dove headfirst into the acoustic music scene last year with intent; he released his debut EP, Already Found, to a sold out crowd in 2019.
Full of soaring melodies, airy vocals, and delightfully thoughtful lyrics, Already Found offers a wonderful selection of Aines’ musical abilities. His sound might be defined as Caamp meets Bon Iver – light, modern, and definitively heartfelt. Perhaps the highlight of his work are the deftly crafted, evocative stories that feel comfortable and at home on each folky track.
The opening track River Mouth is a stand out, featuring intricate guitar work, perfectly blended harmonies, and a fantastical, well-written storyline. From the very first lines, Aines’ lyrical skill is apparent:
“I was swimming down at the dock to fill the day
And I saw a fit young sailor walking my way
Said he joined the fleet to feel complete
and become a real man
I could see in his eyes he was a little lamb”
For fans of modern singer-songwriter sounds, full of authenticity and emotion, tied together with a wonderfully soulful (but equally as smooth) voice, the work of Ernest Aines on Already Found will likely be a true treat for your ears.
BELOW: Listen to Already Found and connect with his website and social media platforms. Please support Ernest Aines by visiting him online, and playing, downloading, and/or purchasing his music, or attending a live show! And, as always, thank you for supporting real music!
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