BLUES is Peter Brown’s 5th studio album produced by Khairil M Bahar and released on the Lemang Music label in 2015. It is a heterodox collection of songs ranging from acoustic rap to Robert Johnson-ish folk blues and swishy harmonica playing, others with a touch of Neil Young, James Taylor, country music and satire thrown in – in fact the best songs he has been writing in recent years, with the theme of…well, blues, depression, the search for love – all sorts of dismal stuff - and the mystery at the end of the line.
the nineties the duo Passion made some impression in
Malaysia with catchy songs backed up by some of the country’s finest
musicians. Later a band was formed around
the duo. This band SOFT TOUCH played
at some major festivals and won an appreciative following.
Brown and Markiza are currently recording a new album (to be named “Losing Nature”) and working on some videos to go with songs on BLUES and the forthcoming songs. They are hoping for radio play and more gigs to reach a wider audience.
album is dedicated to the struggling artiste, the
newcomer, the young folks. Whether he’s being the helpless romantic
or the ambitious singer-songwriter waiting for his turn to play his
set at one of those dreadfully boring acoustic gigs (‘Open Mic’), Blues
that good, mature song writing, while not a sought-after skill, is a
bestowed to those lucky enough to have survived the seriousness of a
career in music.” Juice Magazine
album is, to my non-sound-engineer ears, well-produced,
and has amazing clarity. I like how Peter sounds far more cynical and
observant, his biting lyrics and social commentary cutting through the
mix.” Photographer Albert Ng
“I’m really enjoying your new album, great stuff! Love the songwriting & wit in the lyrics, plus great guitar, organ, vocals, n harmonica playing throughout.” Singer-songwriter Azmyl Yunor