Americana singer-songwriter Mike McGuire travels a land of heavy weather, echoing church bells, sad tales and long memories. But he never lets go of the one thing that binds us together: Faith, in ourselves, in our future paths, in our country. It’s something that adds a sustaining power to "Beyond the Ark".
A glint of empathy and hope shoots through even the quietest, saddest moments on "Beyond the Ark", and that’s what makes it special........On “Cumberland River Blues,” McGuire crafts a series of devastating images in the wake of Tennessee’s recent flooding disaster. "He sings with the weary acceptance of early Bruce Springsteen........."SOMETHING ELSE!- No Depression..Nick DeRiso