JMSN – Cruel Intentions | New Music – Conversations About Her

JMSN – Cruel Intentions | New Music

Conversations About Her

JMSN – Cruel Intentions | New Music

JMSN 02.03.2016ANDREW


Michigan’s JMSN is bringing in abundance the stylings of R Kelly and D’Angelo with his latest offering, “Cruel Intentions”. There is sensational instrumentation courtesy of Aaron Provisor (piano, Rhodes, organ), Misha Bigos (Rhodes), Brandon Combs (drums), Yuki “Lin” Hayashi (bass), Alekos Syropoulos (sax) and Eliza James (violin).


It kicks in with bluesy guitar, and when the vocals begin it gets soulful. The horns kick in for climax, joined by some organ. The drums, jazzy, maintain that kicked back feel even in the song’s more passionate moments. There’s a reprisal of the blues guitar, halfway through the song, with additional tinkling on the piano, before the song begins again proper. Then there are beautiful vocal harmonies towards the end, akin to a Michael Jackson moment. Clocking almost six minutes, the song’s a blockbuster.


JMSM’s album It Is is up for pre-order now, whereby you’ll get “Cruel Intentions” straight away. The album is out on Friday, May 6 via White Room Records.




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I've always wanted to be involved in the media since before I even left school; to write for a living.I feel most eloquent when mapping out my thoughts on paper or on a computer screen.I studied media at college for two years, and went straight into third year at university studying publishing with journalism.After a range of work experience, I did a magazine journalism course in Bournemouth, a long way away from my hometown of Aberdeen, achieving my NCTJ qualifications.Now I spend my time gladly writing about music.
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