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“The Parklands” reviewed by For the Country Record

“The juxtaposition of rural and urban was something that he wanted to highlight, as a reminder to those lost in the hustle and bustle that a calmer and more peaceful world exists out there. It begins gently with acoustic guitar picking and smooth violin, while Jimbo’s full, booming voice remains the focal point. As the song develops the instrumentation builds, the string arrangement courtesy of Tim Snider and really adding something to proceedings. The pace also picks up later on, a subtle beat coming in and punchily strummed acoustic guitar driving it forward and capturing listeners’ attention and imaginations. It’s really evolved into something interesting and lively, while still retaining its important message of protecting rural areas.”

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