Being a longtime musician, Walter Longscott released his second album “The Story Of A Longsome Man”, created with 24 musicians from all over the world. The songs are still a mix of Rock, Folk and Blues. The melodic guitar comes on top, carefully crafted, and influenced by laid back guitarists such as Mark Knopfler and J.J. Cale.
Walter Longscott is a Belgian musician that has been playing music for over 30 years, but it’s only until two years ago that he decided to write and record his own songs. Walter’s extraordinary adventure, that started with the first album “Writing On The Wall”, now continuous with the release of the second album “The Story Of A Lonesome Man”. Again Walter collaborated with many musicians from all over the world to transform his songs, originally written on a an acoustic guitar, into something truly distinctive.
It’s hard to put a label on his work. Songs are influenced by rock, folk and blues. With a solo guitar that is a musical piece by its own, influenced by laid back guitarists such as Mark Knopfler and J.J. Cale.
Each song tells a story. Ranging from the US politics (“The Story Of a Lonesome Man”) to some young people crashing their car during weekends (“Let’s Ride”). Or a melancholic look back to his youth (“The Days Of Our Lives”), and a tribute to J.J. Cale (“Laid Back”).
Don’t look for a wall of sound in the album “The Story Of A Lonesome Man”, but don’t be fooled by it’s apparant simplicity either. Not less than 24 musicians have contributed to the album. Something to enjoy while drinking a good glass of wine… or a Belgian beer of course !
The Story Of A Lonesome Man (2022) : 12 songs, 45 minutes
Full album : The Story Of A Lonesome Man