Delafaye is the performance name of Lousianna one-man-band Andrew Shockley who home records , and plays all the instruments on his tracks including this new one. ‘Anyway’ is dreamy and melodic – it’s an anthem of non-commitment and active avoidance with a hint at deeper issues at work “I wish I was fine / I wish I really was / I hope you and me, stay together for a while”. It’s burnt out and downbeat, and it sticks in the mind.
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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?