ALBUM REVIEW: Mikhail Laxton – Mikhail Laxton

ALBUM REVIEW: Mikhail Laxton - Mikhail Laxton

Born in Australia, primarily based in Canada,  rising singer-songwriter Mikhail Laxton made a reputation for himself after showing as a contestant on The Voice Australia 2015 and moved to Canada shortly after the place he has shortly gained reputation within the nation/folks/blues scene. 

His model new self-titled album ‘Mikhail Laxton’ is a uncooked assortment of tales concerning the private points he has confronted in his life so removed from loss, love, nostalgia, and lacking dwelling. 

The opening observe “Dying To Let You Go” is a track about his fathers wrestle with dependancy which in the end led to his loss of life. Along with his flawless vocals and pedal metal guitars within the background, Mikhail delivers a rustic track crammed with coronary heart break, vulnerability, and compassionate perception into the illness that took his father’s life. 

He continues his journey with “One thing That Was Gone”.  A nostalgic observe about holding on and letting go of the previous, Mikhail as soon as once more captivates listeners with the tone of his vocals and the refined guitar melodies. “Leaving You With Much less” is story concerning the finish of a as soon as blissful relationship destroyed by unfaithfulness and betrayal. Pushed by an upbeat rhythm and country-rock type guitar, this observe is sure to fulfill nation followers.

An Indigenous Australian, initially from the KuKu Yalanji Tribe in Mossman, Queensland, Australia, Laxton pays tribute to his hometown with the observe “Mossman” referring to the small city as “speaking about paradise” and “the kinda place you by no means wish to go away”. He wrote the track after experiencing homesickness in the course of the pandemic and captures a wonderful picture of the city by means of his track writing. One other upbeat nation track with the drums driving the observe and the guitars steering it down the street of nation/folks.

Along with his distinctive perspective on storytelling and his means to seize and ship emotion by means of his music, Mikhail is certain to captivate listeners along with his sincere lyrics and uncooked, emotive vocals.


Dying To Let You Go
One thing That Was Gone
Leaving You With Much less
Gradual Movement
Perhaps It’s A Good Factor
4-String Cowboy
Finish of The Highway
What Can I Say?
It’s Your Time
You Come to Me

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