iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from All Fires the Fire by Brian Cullman, download iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

All Fires the Fire

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Brian Cullman sings, plays guitar, and writes all of the music on this set of light rock/pop/contemporary folk oriented songs that all tread a similar typical emotional path of life, love, introspection, and insular self-awareness. His voice is quite plain, even lackluster, missing a sense of gut-wrenching fire and overt passion as the title of the disc suggests. Instrumentally, his guitar work is unremarkable. It's more of an internal light and warm going to cool reserve that Cullman prefers, never turning up the wick or sizzling on any single tune. The saving graces of the set are the always beautiful background vocals of Ollabelle's Fiona McBain, jazz saxophonist and flute player John Ellis, and supportive keyboardist Glenn Patscha. While not able to lift this music to a higher level, they help keep this low-key music at a consistently even keel. Themes range from commentary on the aging process during "As a Man Gets Older," the delicate songs of separation "Missing You by Miles," and departure on "Goodbye," or the pleasant refrain of "Sweet Companion." More compelling are the funky blues with atmospheric flute of Ellis on "Somebody Calling My Name," the Autumn song "Somewhere Else" with a New Orleans rhythm influence, and the somewhat instrumental New Orleans to Canada late night/full moon howl triptych of "The Secret Doors" shaded by lap steel and electronics. A sleepy French waltz, "J'Attends" is enhanced by McBain's la-la's, and is the one track that, though pleasant enough, doesn't fit. Perhaps Cullman's publishing company Songs on Toast suggests this is morning music, a time for reflective contemplation, repast and replenishing as the day slowly winds into afternoon. ~ Michael G. Nastos, Rovi

All Fires the Fire, Brian Cullman
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Influencers